Physical Therapy

The staff at North Shore Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation are dedicated to the quality care of our patients.

Our Commitment is to treat you in a professional and comfortable manner.

Our goal is to treat and educate you on your condition.

To achieve this goal, we encourage a team approach between you, your physical therapist and our office staff.

We specialize in the treatment of:

  • Cervical and lower back pain associated with muscle, nerve and arthritis pain.
  • Shoulder pain secondary to tendonitis, bursitis, impingement syndrome, rotator cuff tears, labral tears, arthritis, and fractures.
  • Elbow pain associated with tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis).
  • Wrist pain secondary to carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis and fractures.
  • Hand pain secondary to trigger fingers and fractures.
  • Hip pain associated with bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis and total hip replacements.
  • Knee pain secondary to meniscal tears, ligament tears, arthritis, patella femoral syndrome and total knee replacements
  • Ankle pain associated with sprains and fractures.
  • Foot pain due to plantar fasciitis.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is my doctor sending me for physical therapy?

Depending on the individual, a doctor would send a patient for physical therapy for several reasons:

  • to alleviate symptoms
  • to restore flexibility and strength in muscles
  • to restore mobility, stability and range of motion
  • to improve balance, propioception, coordination and agility
  • to educate the patient in home exercise programs
  • to enable the patient to return to functional and recreational activities

How often do I have to go to physical therapy?

Depending upon your condition, your doctor may suggest 2-3 times per week for 4-6 weeks.

What if physical therapy does not help me?

If no progress was made during the duration of the time advised by your doctor, other options may be discussed with your doctor or physical therapist.

Does my insurance company cover physical therapy?

We will call your insurance company for you to check your physical therapy benefits before your first appointment, however, we encourage you to call your insurance company as well so that you are familiar with your physical therapy benefits.