Balance and gait disturbance are often present following orthopedic surgeries, stroke, brain injury (including concussions), bouts of Vertigo, or due to muscle weakness/general deconditioning. These issues can severely affect a person’s ability to get around the house or in the community and places them at an increase risk for falls.
Pine Lake Physical Therapy can help individuals with gait or balance problems through a comprehensive treatment plan to improve their functional mobility to allow them to resume their normal daily activities safely.
At Pine Lake Physical Therapy each patient is treated with individualized care by one devoted Physical Therapist. The outcome seen with this kind of rehab is unbeatable.
Your needs and desired results are factored carefully into each treatment plan. We make your schedule our schedule and partner with you and your physician to reach your goals every day.
The Alter-G is the new cutting edge of rehabilitation and training. It allows you to exercise without pain while you are recovering. It provides precise unweighting allowing you to walk or run between 20 and 100 percent of your body weight and progress your weight bearing as you condition improves.
Earlier weight bearing post surgery/injury
Allows training through some running injuries
Encourages increased rate of fracture healing
Quicker return to sport
Allows Aerobic exercise even when no other exercise is possible
There are only 3 Alter-G’s in the Greater Eastside that are available for outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation. It is used by all the Seattle professional athletic teams for rehabilitation, conditioning and speed training.
Soccer is a fun, physically challenging, and fast-paced sport that requires agility, strength, endurance, and quickness. To ensure that you are at the top of your game, your Physical Therapy evaluation will include a full biomechanical assessment to determine any weaknesses or imbalances in your musculoskeletal system for soccer-specific movements. We will create an individualized treatment plan to address these weaknesses to make sure that you are maximizing your strength, moving with efficient biomechanics, and minimizing your risk of injury during games and practice.
If you are already suffering from an injury, we will work with you (as well as your parent, coach, and/or trainer) to create a treatment plan that gets you safely back out on the field as quickly as possible, while also providing you with the tools necessary to minimize your risk of future injury or re-injury.