A new Spasticity Clinic to help calm your symptoms.
Do you or a loved one suffer from involuntary movements or overactive reflexes,
otherwise known as spasticity? Do you find it difficult to perform activities
of daily living, such as general hygiene, without assistance? Our board-certified
physical medicine and rehabilitation physician (physiatrist) who oversees
a team of physical and occupational therapists, all specialize in spasticity
as well as other disciplines to properly care for your needs. They will
show you what medical treatment and rehabilitative therapy options are
available to help control symptoms resulting from your neurological or
muscular disorder. Our goal is improve your functionality while reducing
your pain and risk of complications. With our comprehensive treatment
plan, you'll experience a quality of care that will enhance your quality of life.
What can be done to reduce spasticity?
Casa Colina's experienced physiatrist and licensed physical and occupational
therapists work together to provide a state-of-the-art treatment, exercise
and education program for patients that includes:
- Injections and/or oral medications to help control symptoms of spasticity
- Guidance for correct positioning while standing, sitting, and sleeping
- Therapy to strengthen muscles and improve coordination
- Custom splinting, casting and orthotic devices to prevent contractures
and improve range of movement in joints
- Lab work, if requested by our medical specialist
On your first visit.
Your introductory visit will involve an assessment by a licensed physical
therapist or occupational therapist to gauge your abilities. This evaluation
will be shared with our physiatrist prior to your next appointment, when
you will be able to discuss your symptoms and any other pre-existing medical
problems that may aggravate your condition. Together, the physician and
therapist will create a treatment plan that is customized for your needs.
Our clinic is designed for individuals with:
- Anoxic encephalopathy
- Cerebral palsy
- Cerebral vascular accident
- Ischemic injury
- Multiple sclerosis
- Spinal cord injury
- Traumatic brain injury
It's time to discover how much better you'll feel with less spasticity
and more control. Call 909/596-7733, ext. 3800 to learn more. Find out
what is possible when you can finally reduce or eliminate these symptoms.