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Physical Therapy

Increase your mobility

Manual Therapies

Traditional hands on therapy performed by Physical Therapist to align the joints and muscles in accordance with a patient’s specific needs.  Each person’s range of motion, injuries and age are all taken into consideration when deciding the proper manual therapy to be performed.

Pain Management

Pain management is exercised through a variety of different methods depending on the severity of the pain as well as where the pain is occuring.  Heat, ice, exercise, and various hands on therapy are some of the ways of treating and manage pain.

Reconditioning

Individual plan to restore a patient back to the original condition prior to an injury or set back.  The plan focuses on reconditioning of their flexibility, range of motion and their core strength. This is either done with on their own or with a trainer focused on their successful completion of the reconditioning.

Fall Prevention

Exercises focused on gaining and restoring muscle strength, increasing balance and having a greater mobility.  These exercises are aimed primarily at the ankles, knees and hips. Training on becoming more aware of your environment for hazards that could cause a fall.

Balance Retraining

Exercises designed to improve posture, increase movement and have a greater upright stability.  Working with a trainer to develop a regular exercise routine to provide sustained and long term balance.

Vertigo Relief

Exercises designed to improve posture, increase movement and have a greater upright stability.  Working with a trainer to develop a regular exercise routine to provide sustained and long term balance.

Post Joint Replacement Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions

Who uses Physical or Rehabilitative Therapy?

Those who benefit most from physical therapy are individuals who need to restore injured body parts, increase flexibility, or build strength. We also help improve posture, which, if left uncorrected, can cause damaging musculoskeletal conditions. Additionally, we help patients who have undergone surgeries and who are in need of therapy to regain optimal physical functionality.

Do I need a physician’s referral for physical therapy?

Most insurance companies will require that you get a physician’s referral for physical therapy, which you need to bring on your first appointment.

Will my insurance pay for therapy?

Generally, most insurance companies pay for physical therapy services, however, you may have a co-payment due to limited coverage. We recommend that you call the benefit number listed on your insurance card to check on your insurance benefits before you start therapy.

What should I wear?

We highly recommend you bring comfortable, nonrestrictive clothing or athletic wear to our clinic. As for footwear, we suggest comfortable, closed-toe shoes, preferably sneakers. If you have any questions, please contact us prior to your first appointment.

What should I bring with me to my first appointment?

Please bring any records pertaining to your current medical condition and a list of your medications. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete the necessary paperwork.

Will you keep in contact with my doctor?

After your initial evaluation we will send a copy of the examination to your doctor along with progress notes at regular intervals.

Will I see the same physical therapist every time?

Yes, we believe in providing consistent care to our patients.

Which insurance plans are accepted by Carewell?

Here is a list of all of the insurance plans that we accept.

Other Services

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE


Myofascial release is a type of hands on therapy designed to release tension in the muscles and the fascia throughout the body.

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE


Therapeutic massage manually manipulates the muscles to bring about relaxation, to reduce pain and increase circulation and is a natural way to treat muscle pain.

CareWell Physical Therapy
871 Turnpike Street, Suite 108
North Andover, MA 01845

978-824-9335

Mon-Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm