Orthopedic Injuries Specialist

Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy

Physical & Occupational Therapists servicing Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties.

If you’re experiencing neck pain after an auto accident or ankle pain after a bad jump during your basketball game, you may be suffering from an orthopedic injury. Physical therapy can help reduce pain and improve function. The experienced team at Reddy-Care Physical & Occupational Therapy in Farmingdale and Great Neck, New York, can develop a personalized therapy program for your orthopedic injury to support the healing process. For a consultation, call the office today or book online.

Orthopedic Injuries Q & A

What are orthopedic injuries?

Orthopedic injuries refer to injuries that affect your musculoskeletal system, which includes your muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons. Some of the most common orthopedic injuries managed by the team at Reddy-Care Physical & Occupational Therapy include:

  • Low back pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Knee pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica

The team provides care whether your injury occurred at work, in an auto accident, or while playing sports.

How can physical therapy help my orthopedic injury?

Physical therapy is an important part of the treatment plan for any orthopedic injury. The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain, improve function, and rebuild strength.

Your physical therapist at Reddy-Care Physical & Occupational Therapy creates a personalized treatment plan based on your orthopedic injury, medical history, symptoms, and functional goals.

The experienced team uses the most advanced treatments and methods available to restore health. Your treatment may include:

  • Aerobic conditioning
  • Stretching exercises
  • Strengthening exercises

The experienced team also utilizes passive treatments to help reduce pain and promote healing, including ultrasound therapy and transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS) units.

What other treatments benefit orthopedic injuries?

Reddy-Care Physical & Occupational Therapy is an advanced physical therapy office equipped with some of the best treatment modalities to help you heal from your orthopedic injury, including:

LightForce™ class IV laser

The LightForce class IV laser is an advanced system the team uses to promote tissue healing. The laser energy creates a cascade of events at the cellular level that stimulates healing and reduces both pain and inflammation continually for up to 24 hours after the treatment. 

This is the same high level laser that’s also used by the Hospital of Special Surgery, as well as over 50 professional athletic teams like the NFL, MLB,NBA, USA Track/Field and throughout collegiate sports to reduce recovery times and get their athletes back in action and performing at their optimal level.  

Solo-Step® mounted track harness system

To help you feel more confident during therapy, your physical therapist may utilize the Solo-Step mounted track harness system, which helps you walk freely without fear of falling.

NormaTec®

NormaTec uses patented compression technology to increase circulation to the limbs and enhances the body’s ability to recover accelerating healing. 

Normatec is used by many professional athletic teams today. It is a clinically proven method to increase circulation, reduce soreness, increase range of motion with less discomfort and time by speeding up the clearance of lactic acid. Normatec can benefit a multitude of patients from athletes to patients with vascular disorders.

Kinesio Taping® Method

To support muscle healing and reduce pain, your physical therapist may utilize the Kinesio Taping Method.

Your physical therapist determines the best treatments for you based on your orthopedic injury. For recovery assistance from a team of exceptional therapists, call Reddy-Care Physical & Occupational Therapy today or book an appointment online.