In the sedentary/non fit, elderly population 65 and up, you will find higher incidence of chronic
conditions. Conversly, studies support that fitness in midlife can be associated with a lower
risk of chronic health conditions as you age.
Studies also support that the rate of injuries in young adults 12+ during growth spurts and
individuals returning to activity following a long period of inactivity have higher incidence of injury to
muscles, ligaments and tendons. For these populations prevention is paramount.
Trends have shown that many Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation patients, due to either
cuts in insurance coverage or for the simple reason that they fall between the cracks of being fully
rehabilitated and needing more skilled care that is not covered by insurances, often suffer either debility or
eventual re-injury. Our Wellness Program will provide the continued skilled care and monitoring these
patients need to get over the hump and avoid re-injury and debility. Most importantly it will enable this
population of people to regain pre-injury function and use of the affected region and, not settle for a
subpar functioning status existing post insurance limit rehabilitation end, monitored by a licensed
Stay functional, mobile and injury free! Who better to help the aging population stay mobile, functional
and fit? Who better to assist with preventing injury in the young, pre and post teen, the Obese, sedentary
and deconditioned middleager then a licensed Professional?
We at community Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation realize the importance of Wellness, Preventative
and Transitional wellness in the goal of maintainin gains and level of independence; As we recover from
injury, return to activities, Commit to a healthy preventative living, and as we age gracefully.
Community Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation’s Wellness Program is equipped to assist all populations
in reaching their fitness goals by providing services under the direction of a Licensed Physical
Therapist who will assist in structuring a plan to assist with; Prevent injury, Increase mobility, Strength,
Flexibility, Endurance, Maintaining independence in the elderly and Prevention in the old and young
Prescriptions are welcomed but are not necessarly required to enroll in this WELLNESS/ PREVENTATIVE PROGRAM. Contact our facility to see how we can assist you in achieving your Wellness and Prevention goals.