Therapies

 

Physical Therapy

Physical therapists aim to prevent the onset and/or slow the progression of conditions resulting from injury, disease and birth. Physical therapy is for individuals with functional conditions resulting from back and neck injuries, sprains, arthritis, amputations, joint replacements, strokes and neurological disorders, balance, birth disorders, sports or work injuries, and the like.

Jupiter Medical Center’s physical therapists offer:

 

  • Aquatic Therapy 
  • Back, Neck and Spinal Rehabilitation 
  • Balance and Gait Dysfunction 
  • Body Mechanics 
  • Flexibility Exercises 
  • General and Specific Strengthening  
  • Hand Therapy 
  • Lymphedema 
  • Oncology Rehabilitation 
  • Pain Therapy 
  • Pediatric Therapy 
  • Post-Joint Replacement 
  • Posture Analysis 
  • Range of Motion 
  • Sports Injuries 
  • Stroke Rehabilitation 
  • Urinary Incontinence 

 

 

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a skilled intervention that addresses developmental, physical, social and emotional limitations, while allowing for improved functional performance and quality of life.

Jupiter Medical Center’s occupational therapists offer:

  • Activities of Daily Living and Self-Care
  • Arthritis
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Cognitive and Perceptual Dysfunction
  • Energy Conservation
  • Fine and Gross Motor Coordination
  • Gyrotonic® Expansion System
  • Hand Therapy
  • Household Management
  • Joint Protection
  • Low Vision Therapy/Vision Therapy
  • Pediatric Therapy
  • Post-Joint Replacement
  • Post-Mastectomy Treatment
  • Sensory Integration
  • Splint Fabrication
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

 

Speech Language Pathology

A speech-language pathologist is a licensed professional educated to diagnose and treat speech, language, cognitive, voice and swallowing disorders. Speech-language pathologists are trained to work in a variety of settings and with all populations, from the newborn to geriatric patient. Speech services are available for both inpatients and outpatients.

Jupiter Medical Center’s speech-language pathologists offer:

  • Aphasia (impaired language and understanding)
  • Articulation Training
  • Augmentative Communication
  • Comprehensive Speech and Language Evaluations and Treatment
  • Dysarthria (slurred speech)
  • Electrolarynx Training
  • Impaired Writing and Reading
  • Swallowing Evaluations and Treatment
  • Video Fluoroscopy Studies
  • Voice Therapy