The practice of physical therapy centers on four goals:
- Improving function
- Enhancing strength and range of motion
- Pain relief
Whether you have been referred to a physical therapist by your physician or have self-referred, your first appointment will include an assessment by one of our physical therapists of your overall health and of the particular condition or conditions for which you are seeking treatment.
Following this thorough evaluation, a specific treatment plan will be designed for you that will include a variety of rehabilitative activities such as manual physical therapy provided directly by a physical therapist, therapeutic exercises, fall risk assessment, balance and gait training, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, or heat and ice packs. Typically, you will also be provided with a printed at-home exercise program and instructed how to perform your exercises.
Now You Are on Your Way
At each follow-up appointment, we will assess, monitor, and document your progress within your prescribed treatment plan and continue to provide one-to-one attention. As necessary, your program will be modified as we closely observe your advancement. Prevention and self management strategies will also be part of your plan. We will recommend the duration of your treatment based on your progress and insure that you are well prepared to maintain the level of improvement you achieve.
Complimentary Exercise Session
Because we have a long-term commitment to insuring that our patients maintain and increase their levels of fitness to promote a strong quality of life, we schedule all interested patients for a free exercise session in our Fitness Training Program after they are discharged from physical therapy. This is an important step that creates a bridge between physical therapy and ongoing wellness. Whether you chose to continue exercising here at FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers - San Francisco or not, we want to insure that we provide you with the tools to exercise safely and effectively.
We provide a full range of physical therapy and related services, which includes but is not limited to:
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation for Muscle and Joint Pain in:
- Neck and Upper Back
- Lower Back
- Orthopedic Manual Therapy
- Pre-Surgical Assessments
- Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
- Sports Injury Rehabilitation
- Biodex Balance System
- Fall Risk Assessments
- Balance Training
- Geriatric Rehabilitation
- Kinesio Taping
- Total Motion Release™
- Resting and Exercise Metabolic Rate Testing
- Fitness Assessments/Evaluations
Physical Therapy Clinic Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For more information concerning your specific needs or questions, please contact us at (415) 664-6492 or at SanFrancisco@fyzical.com We make every effort to answer as many calls as possible; however, should you reach our voicemail, please leave your name, number, and any information you wish to share with us, and we will return your call as soon as possible. Thank you.