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Sports Health

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a skilled area of rehabilitation that helps athletes return to a normal lifestyle following injury or surgery.

Full recovery can be difficult. Summa’s sports rehabilitation physical therapy team is ready to help and encourage athletes to improve strength, flexibility, balance, function and coordination with special attention paid to pain relief and relearning of sport-specific movement.

As with any service provided at Summa, the emphasis is on the individual patient and his or her needs.

Physical therapy services include:

  • Individual evaluation
  • Customized treatment program
  • Exercises, modalities, splinting and manual techniques to relearn movement, regain motion and improve strength and coordination
  • Home program training
  • Orthotics, braces, etc.
  • Aquatic therapy 
  • Injury prevention programs
  • Rehabilitation services
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