Orthopedic and Sports Services
Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center employs a team of therapists with board and specialty certifications in orthopedics, sports, athletic training, hand therapy, and ergonomics to meet the needs of a diverse orthopedic rehabilitation population. Common conditions treated include:
Due to the complex biomechanical structure and inter-relationships of the hand and its role as a primary link to the environment and functional activities, specialty staff including a certified hand therapist are designated to provide hand pain control services. Staff provide both custom and non-custom splinting services as needed. Treatment programs include edema control, scar management, range of motion, and strengthening. Patients are returned to functional use of their hand and upper extremity as healing safely allows.
Aquatic therapy services utilizes principles of temperature, buoyancy, turbulence, hydrostatic force, and resistance to address a variety of orthopedic conditions including joint replacement, knee injuries, shoulder injuries, and spine and pain conditions. The aquatic environment allows early, safe ambulation training for patients with weight bearing precautions or balance issues. Aquatic and land based activity is coordinated for a smooth continuum of care with an ultimate goal of maximal function and return to daily activities.
From weekend warrior to competitive athlete, Baptist Medical Group-Outpatient Care Center is committed to providing top quality, sports medicine therapy services to manage both post-operative and non-operative physical dysfunction. Our highly trained staff includes physical therapists with certification in athletic training who are board certified in sports physical therapy, - and strength and conditioning - place an emphasis on functional training and progression in preparation for early, safe return to activity. Specialty Programming Offered includes:
- Isokinetic Testing and Training
- Aquatic Therapy