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Physical Therapy

Your Recovery is Our Top Priority

Having your health or ability to function impaired can make you feel like you are losing control over your life. The Skilled Nurses and Rehabilitation Professionals at Sunny Vista understand this and are committed to helping you regain control and return you back to your life as quickly as possible. Your recovery is our top priority and our highly skilled therapy team will work with you daily in a safe and supportive environment to assist you in regaining your independence. The goal of physical therapy is to make daily tasks and activities easier, move better and relieve pain. It also helps improve or restore your physical function and your fitness level. Our physical therapists are board-certified and can offer more specialized care. Promoting health and maintaining the independence of our community is what The Living Center at Sunny Vista is all about.

Your doctor may suggest physical therapy for injuries, recovery after surgery, chronic pain, or long-term health problems like COPD, Parkinson’s disease, and Multiple Sclerosis. Additionally, Physical Therapy services are utilized for many of the following issues: Lung and breathing problems, skin problems including wound and burn care, cancer-related issues, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, tendon or ligament problems and joint replacement.

Physical therapy almost always includes exercise. It can include stretching, core exercises, weight lifting, and walking. Additionally, your physical therapist will create an individualized exercise program and teach you how to do it at home to maintain your health. Recovery often involves:

  • Strength training
  • Balance training and fall-risk reduction
  • Mobility restoration
  • Movement restoration
  • Accident/incident recovery
  • Age-significant exercise programs