Physical Therapy for Stroke, Joint, and Other Conditions

The Physical Therapy Department at Northwest Texas Healthcare System provides physical therapy services to outpatients, hospitalized patients and to patients who have been admitted to the inpatient rehabilitation program. The physical therapy staff works with neurology, orthopedics, cardiology pulmonology, oncology (cancer care) and general medicine. People requiring physical therapy are generally those with certain conditions, including:

  •     Stroke
  •     Orthopedic conditions
  •     Neurological conditions
  •     Arthritis
  •     Amputation
  •     Spinal cord injury
  •     Deconditioning
  •     Acute/chronic musculoskeletal conditions
  •     Sports injuries
  •     Chronic pain
  •     Pulmonary cardiac conditions
  •     Lymphedema (fluid build-up)
  •     Neuromuscular disease

What We Offer

Our services include:

  • Treatment for balance disorders
  • Evaluation and treatment of patients with neuromuscular conditions
  • Evaluation and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions
  • Evaluation and treatment of patients with neurological deficits following a stroke or intracranial surgery
  • Training of amputee patients in preparation for, and use of prosthetic limbs
  • Biomechanical assessment of the lower extremities with fitting for orthotics
  • Strengthening and instruction in functional activities for patients recovering from acute medical problems, trauma and surgical procedures
  • Instruction of patients and caregivers in safe, effective function geared toward independence
  • Instruction in self-care and home exercises to promote self-management of symptoms
  • Water aerobics for cardiopulmonary conditioning and strengthening
  • Evaluation, treatment and education of patients with pulmonary problems
  • Evaluation and treatment of patients with chronic pain
  • Consultation with other healthcare professionals regarding patients' requirement/potential for rehabilitation
  • Community outreach and education on back care, posture evaluation and correction and prevention of falls

Find a Doctor

To learn more about the Physical Therapy Department at Northwest Texas Healthcare, call 806-354-1774. To find a doctor affiliated with Northwest Texas Healthcare System, contact our free physician referral service at 800-887-1114.

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