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Physical Therapy

Taking Your Recovery a Step Further

Getting you back to a normal and healthy lifestyle after your surgery is the priority of the Ohio Valley Physical Therapy team. Our licensed physical therapists and physical therapy assistants collaborate with your surgeon to provide you with a complete continuum of care. A specialized physical therapy program will be designed for you to restore mobility, reduce pain, and increase strength and endurance.

Your physician may also recommend physical therapy following an injury or for long-term health problems. Our goal is to help patients achieve their optimal level of physical performance and functional independence. Our comprehensive outpatient therapy services also include performance conditioning and therapy for athletes and "weekend warriors" help you get back in the game!

Ohio Valley Surgical Hospital offers a state-of-the-art physical therapy facility featuring large private treatment rooms and an open functional performance area. Highly skilled therapists and top-of-the-line technology and equipment in a modern and beautifully appointed facility, combine to provide our patients with exceptional care and service.

4 convenient locations in Springfield and Dayton

Our Physical Therapy Program Services

Ohio Valley’s physical therapy program specialties include:

  • BIG & LOUD THERAPY: Our team provides an intensive amplitude-focused approach to improve motor function in those with Parkinson’s disease. Program goals include improved walking pattern and endurance, improved balance, improved fine and gross motor function (such as buttoning a shirt or going out to eat at a restaurant).
  • PELVIC FLOOR THERAPY: We evaluate and treat patients displaying a variety of symptoms related to pelvic floor conditions, including bladder disorders, bowel disorders, painful intercourse, and pelvic organ prolapse (dropped organs) as well as for pre and post prostatectomy patients.
  • POST-SURGICAL THERAPY: We offer post-surgical lymphedema monitoring and measuring. We are certified in complete decongestive therapy for all areas of the body.
  • ATHLETIC INJURIES: We have a comprehensive sports medicine program. Our goal at Ohio Valley Sports Medicine is to bring patients back to their full strength, a stronger mental state, and overall improved fitness.
  • LOWER BACK AND NECK PAIN: Most people will experience lower back or neck pain at some point in their lives. Our physical therapists can help alleviate your pain by teaching you strategies to improve your strength and function so there is minimal recurrence of sym­­ptoms.
  • POST-ACUTE STROKE THERAPY: After enduring a stroke, many patients need to relearn skills they have suddenly lost due to the brain damage the stroke caused. It addresses weakness, coordination, problems walking, loss of sensation, hand-grasping ability, and more.
  • VESTIBULAR THERAPY: Our team provides comprehensive vestibular rehabilitation. This includes evaluation for vertigo and dizziness, assessment of the vestibular (inner ear) system, balance screening, motion sickness, and more.
  • LYMPHEDEMA THERAPY: Our team provides lymphedema treatment for swelling that can follow breast cancer, prostate cancer, surgery, chronic venous insufficiency, and infection certified in complete decongestive therapy for all areas of the body through manual lymph drainage, exercises, and skin care.
  • CHRONIC PAIN: Our goal is to create a multidisciplinary pain management treatment program that blends evidence-based medicine, innovative treatment, and compassion to meet your unique needs and individual goals. Our goal is to alleviate your pain and maximize your body’s functional potential so you can lead a more active, healthy lifestyle.
  • GAIT INSTABILITY: Older adults often develop difficulties with their ability to balance. Our physical therapists treat gait and balance impairments and identify the underlying cause to best treat the condition.
  • CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONING: This form of physical therapy improves circulation and strengthens your heart, lungs, and blood vessels by building endurance. It involves moderate aerobic activity so you reach a target heart rate at a specific level of intensity in your workout.
  • DRY NEEDLING TECHNIQUE is used for to treat due to upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions such as elbow tendonitis (tennis elbow or golfer's elbow), carpal tunnel syndrome, and shoulder impingement. Dry needling treatment involves inserting very thin needles into myofascial trigger points, tendons, and ligaments to stimulate healing, decrease pain, and improve function.
  • BONEFIT THERAPY provides comprehensive bone health rehabilitation for individuals with Osteopenia and Osteoporosis.
  • WEIGHT MANAGEMENT offered at Ohio Valley is apersonalized weight reduction program that will be incorporated into physical therapy sessions to aid in addressing the nutritional aspects of weight loss and to assist patients in creating and maintaining long­term, healthy habits.
  • WORK INJURY THERAPY: Our team evaluates and treats a variety of symptoms related to occupational injuries including:
    • Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE)
    • Return to Work Evaluations
    • Prior to Hire Physical Aptitude screenings
    • Worker Audit Physical Capability Evaluations
    • Onsite educational opportunities for workplace safety
    • Workplace ergonomic evaluations

Bridging the Gap: From Physical Therapy to Full Recovery and Performance

pt and patientAt Ohio Valley Sports Medicine, we offer a particular program to help patients "bridge the gap" between Physical Therapy and recovery/performance. After discharge from physical therapy, some patients may not be 100% ready to return to full function, recreational activities, and sports. Our Bridge Program offers additional strength training, improvement in range of motion, and ongoing guidance for patients who have completed their Physical Therapy. Our goal at Ohio Valley Sports Medicine is to bring patients back to their full strength, a stronger mental state, and overall improved fitness.

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Ohio Valley Physical Therapy
140 West Main Street, Springfield, Ohio 45502
Located on the 3rd floor of the Medical Office Building
Phone: 937.521.4960
Fax: 937.521.4961

Ohio Valley Physical Therapy - Centerville
8255 Yankee Street, Ste.110
Dayton, OH 45458
Phone: 937.717.2267
Fax: 937.505.9577

Ohio Valley Physical Therapy - Northwestern
Student Athletic Center
5650 Troy Rd.
Springfield, OH 45502
Phone: 937.521.4960

Ohio Valley Physical Therapy – Urbana
1300 South Main Street
Urbana, OH 43078
Phone: 937.521.5999
Fax: 937.521.5998

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