The physical therapists at RI Limb Prosthetics, Orthotics And Physical Therapy are trained in all areas of physical therapy to address orthopedic, sport and neurological health conditions for all ages. Our personalized care begins with a thorough assessment of the problem areas. Your PT will determine your exact physical limitations, problem areas and functional needs The areas we assess include motion, strength, muscles and soft tissue, pain, functional demands and your personal goals. There are many other areas that may be assessed based on a client’s diagnosis.
Your therapist will then apply their knowledge of specialized interventions to develop a program to address your specific needs. Treatments will consist of hands on techniques, education, exercise instruction and other activities to meet your individual needs and get you on your path to recovery!
Injuries and degeneration of the spine are very painful and limiting. These issues can make simple tasks very difficult. Walking, changing positions, driving, reading, work and leisure can all be compromised. We can help.
Neck Pain and Headaches
Neck pain and headaches can have variable causes related to joint, muscle and postural changes. Many common diagnosis are herniated discs, whiplash, tension headaches, pinched nerves or degenerative disc or joint disease.
Back pain also comes in many forms including herniated discs, muscle strain, sprains, spasms, scoliosis, spinal stenosis, arthritis and many others. Back pain can be related to overuse, heavy lifting, weak muscles and weight gain.
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Arm Services – Upper Extremity or Arm Conditions
Problems in the upper extremities can limit your ability to do your every day activities. These injuries will lead to difficulty reaching, lifting, carrying playing sports, even getting dressed or going to work. Our skilled therapists have the tools to help recover from these and many other problems related to the upper extremity.
Shoulder and Elbow
Conditions related to the shoulder and elbow include shoulder strain, rotator cuff tears, impingement, bursitis, dislocations, joint replacements, arthritis, tendonitis and post surgical recovery.
Conditions related to the elbow include tendonitis, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, bursitis, fractures, overuse injuries and nerve injuries.
Hand and Wrist
Conditions related to the hand and wrist include fractures, carpal tunnel, DeQuervain’s syndrome /tendon injuries, arthritis, trigger fingers and surgeries to name a few.
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Lower Extremity or Leg Conditions
Problems with the joints and muscles of the legs will lead to pain, difficulty walking, running, climbing stairs or limitations in every day activities. Leg conditions can also be related to sports injuries, wear and tear, slips and falls. We at RI Limb Prosthetics, Orthotics And Physical Therapy can address these and may other problems
Injuries to the hip include arthritis, strains, sciatic pain, bursitis, labral tears, sacroiliac (SI) dysfunctions, joint replacements, fractures and others
Knee injuries include meniscal tears, ligamentous tears or sprains, patellar-femoral pain, muscle weakness, arthritis
Ankle conditions include sprains/strains, fractures, tarsal tunnel, Achille’s tendonitis or rupture, fractures, spurs, plantar fasciitis, bunions and may others
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RI Limb Prosthetics, Orthotics And Physical Therapy has therapist with specialty training and experience in diverse PT techniques. Our PTs have been trained in Myofascial (release a form of soft tissue mobilization), joint mobilization and manual therapy skills, golf rehab and training, neuromuscular rehab as well as spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Additionally we offer some programs for very specific concerns. Below you can learn about some of these programs in detail.
This program is designed to address the frequent changes in balance related to the neurological changes such as neuropathy, injuries that lead to over stretching and loss of “balance sense” as well as the changes that come as our bodies age. The program is designed to address the many causes of balance loss including muscle imbalance, changes in sensation, muscle weakness and generalized instability.
Post Rehab Program
This program is designed for those who have completed their therapy but are looking for a comfortable and safe place to continue with their exercise program.
Amrit yoga involves postures for stretching and strengthening, breath work and guided meditation in both active and rest times to encourage you to draw your attention back into the body in the present moment. For all of us running around in this hectic world filled with work, injury, stress, et cetera, this ~75 minute class provides an opportunity for you to drop out of your mind’s constant thinking voice, and drop into your body and sensations that tend to be ignored; with instruction/encouragement to carry that open awareness back into your daily life. If you are looking for a small yoga class that can help reduce stress, help you wind down to draw you into the present, and help improve flexibility, strength and balance all under the watchful eye of a physical therapist, please join us at yoga on Tue mornings at 8 am and Thursday evenings at 7:30.
Classes $15 each or 6 for $75.
The Graston Technique uses specially designed stainless steel instruments to detect and treat areas of stiffness, pain, scars, adhesions, and muscle injuries.
The Technique provides a new option in the treatment of musculoskeletal complaints such as back/neck pain, tendonitis, knee and foot pain and many others. If you have had treatment in the past for tendonitis, plantarfascitis, muscular strains and other soft tissue injuries that did not completely resolve, this treatment may be helpful.
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