Diagnosis / Treatment

You don’t have to live with the pain!
At Evergreen, we believe you can have a healthy and happy lifestyle. We will work in conjunction with your physician to design and implement the right treatment program for you. Therapists at Evergreen Physical Therapy have years of experience in the evaluation and treatment of a variety of physical conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Sports Injuries
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Spinal/ Discogenic Pain
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Sciatica
  • Headache
  • Joint Replacement
  • Painful conditions of the Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand

Common Physical Therapy Conditions & Treatments

Injury Common Examples Typical Objective Findings Frequency Duration Common Treatments
Adhesive Capsulitis Frozen Shoulder • Limited range of motion• Loss of function 2-3 times/week • Moderate 6-12 visits• Severe 12-20 visits •Modalities, Joint Mobilization Stretching, Range of Motion
Muscle
Contusions
Quadriceps •Deep bruise•Loss of motion 2-3 times/week 6-10 visits •Modalities, Massage, Stretching, Range of Motion
Fractures (Post-Immobilization) • Any Area that affects function • Loss of Motion • Limited Range of Motion •Loss of Strength & Function • Pain, Swelling 3 times/week • Moderate 6-12 visits • Severe 12-20 visits • Strengthening, Range of Motion, Joint Mobilization, Bracing, Massage/Edema Control
Spine Injuries • Sprain, Strain, Disc, Spondylolisthesis, Stenosis, Facet Arthritis • Limited Painful Motion • Radicular Pain • Paraesthesia
• Reduced Tolerance to Sitting & Bending
3 times/week 6-12 visits •Patient Education, Traction, Spinal Mobilization, Modalities, Stabilization Exercises
Common Ligamentous Injuries • Anterior Talo-Fibular/Ankle • Acromioclaviular/Shoulder • Medial Collateral Ligament/Knee
• Anterior Cruciate Ligament/Knee
• Loss of Motion • Instability • Pain, Swelling
•Joint Laxity
3 times/week 6-12 visits •Functional Activities, Modalities, Strengthening, Range of Motion, Compression, Bracing
Common
Muscular Strains
• Gastrocnemius, Hamstring, Quadriceps • Pain with Resistive Testing • Spasm • Loss of Power 3 times/week 6-12 visits • Functional Activities, Modalities, Strengthening, Range of Motion
Tendinitis/Overuse • Rotator Cuff, Tennis Elbow, Achiles, Patellar Tendon, Piantar Fasciitis, Shoulder I • Increased Pain with Activity • Reoccurring Pain or Ache • Loss of Function
•Pain with Resistive Testing
3 times/week • Moderate 6-12 Visits • Severe 12-20 Visits Modalities, Transverse Friction Massage, Phonophoresis
Post-Surgical Fixation • Bunionectomy, Cartilage Repair, Fractures, Tendon Repair, Ligaments • Limited, Painful Motion • Pain • Swelling 2-3 Times/Week • Moderate 6-12 Visits • Severe 12-20 Visits • Functional Activities, Modalities, Strengthening, Range of Motion, Manual Therapy, Stretching