Tri-City Orthopaedic (TCO) Physical Therapy Richland and Physical Therapy Kennewick was established with the goal of providing excellent healthcare therapy to the Tri-City, Richland, Kennewick and Pasco Washington areas. Because our therapists are employed by TCO they have direct access to your TCO physician.
Our facility boasts state-of-the art therapy equipment along with an aquatic therapy, conditioning and hydrotherapy rehab pool.
TYPES OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
Orthopedic Physical Therapy: Orthopedic Physical Therapists evaluate, diagnose, and treat musculoskeletal system disorders and injuries. They also treat patients who are recovering from orthopedic surgery. Orthopedic physical therapists are trained in the treatment of many injuries and conditions including (but not limited to) sports injuries, post-operative rehabilitation, arthritis, and amputations. Orthopedic Physical Therapists use joint mobilization, strength training, stretches, hot / cold packs, and electrical stimulation as treatments and to speed recovery for musculoskeletal system disorders and injuries. Those who have suffered injury or disease affecting the muscles, bones, ligaments, or tendons may benefit from consultation with an Orthopedic Physical Therapist.
Geriatric Physical Therapy: Geriatric physical therapy concerns the physical conditions associated with normal adult aging. These include (but are not limited to) arthritis, hip and joint replacement, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, osteoporosis, balance issues, and incontinence. Geriatric Physical Therapists develop treatment strategies to help aging adults gain or maintain mobility, manage pain, and restore physical fitness.
Neurological Physical Therapy: Neurological Physical Therapists treat individuals who have a neurological disorder or disease. These include Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, brain injury, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, and stroke. Common issues in patients with neurological disorders include paralysis, vision impairment, poor balance, difficulty walking or moving, and loss of independence. Neurological Physical Therapists work with patients to reduce pain and improve movement, function, and self-reliance.
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Physical Therapists who specialize in cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation treat a wide variety of people with cardiopulmonary disorders, as well as patients who are recovering from cardiac or pulmonary surgery. The primary goals of Physical Therapists in this specialty include increasing patient endurance and enabling functional independence.
Pediatric Physical Therapy: Pediatric Physical Therapists assist in the early detection of health problems as well as the diagnosis, treatment, and management of infants, children, and adolescents with a variety of injuries, disorders, and diseases that affect the muscles, bones, and joints. Pediatric Physical Therapists provide treatments focused on improving a number of areas: gross and fine motor skills, balance and coordination, strength and endurance, and cognitive and sensory processing.