Do you have difficulty walking more than a short distance because of shortness of breath? Do you feel “weak” all the time? Do you have poor balance?
Dizziness and Imbalance
Is trouble with dizziness or balance affecting your ability to perform daily activities?
Living with vestibular disorder can impact your quality of life and result in difficulty with day to day tasks such as housework, personal grooming, and driving. Dizziness has also been directly linked to an increased likelihood of falls.
Workplace Wellness and Ergonomics
Melanie Massey Physical therapy has therapists that are experts at modifying work stations to increase efficiency and prevent or relieve pain. If you are experiencing pain that isn’t relieved by modifications to your work station, we can help develop a treatment plan to relieve your pain and improve your mobility.
Pelvic Floor Therapy
Pelvic floor muscles are responsible for supporting the bladder, rectum, and uterus. With age, gravity, and stretching caused by childbirth these muscles can weaken leading to urinary leakage, fecal leakage, and prolapse. Conversely, the pelvic floor muscles can be too tight resulting in abdominal pain or pain with intimacy. Physical therapists trained in women’s health can train the pelvic floor muscles granting relief and potentially avoiding surgery.
Neck and Back Pain
At Melanie Massey Physical Therapy, we provide care for individuals with a variety of disorders or dysfunction of the musculoskeletal system. Our Physical Therapists are skilled in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. Many of our therapists are IAOM trained/educated which incorporates manual therapy with exercise, patient education, and treatments that will help decrease the patient’s pain.
Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Feeding disorders range from problems accepting food to preparing to suck, chew, or swallow it. It can also include picky or resistant eaters who are not gaining weight properly. It has been reported that approximately 25% of normally developing infants and 80% of those with developmental issues have feeding problems.
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