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We've added to our Speech Services! Our Speech Therapist, Nicole, is already certified in Vital Stim, DPNS, Interactive Metronome, and LSVT: LOUD. Now she is FEES certified. We are so excited for her and proud of her recent accomplishments. So what is FEES? This is a Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing. It can be performed in an outpatient setting. You will be fully awake during the Evaluation. It isn't painful. There's...
Posted on 2020-11-20
We are always excited for Physical Therapy Month. It gives PTs the opportunity to be recognized for their specialized contributions in the healthcare setting. Over the last few years, there has been advancement in Louisiana regarding when Physical Therapists can treat patients. In the recent past, PTs needed a referral from a physician to provide services. Since Direct Access became law in June of 2016, PTs no longer need a doctor's order to evaluate and treat! &nb...
Posted on 2020-10-13
It's Rehabilitation Week! What does Rehabiltation Awareness Week mean? It's a time when Rehab Professionals, like Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists and Occupational Therapists, are recognized for their contributions to getting yall back on the road to recovery! It's a time to say Thank You and show appreciation for their work. We all know that when in therapy, you-the patient, are doing all the hard ...
Posted on 2020-09-17
More than 20 states have ordered people to wear face masks in public. On July 13th 2020 Gov. John Bel Edwards made a mask mandate for Louisiana along with other restrictions. Recent studies in the United States and Europe show that face masks are critical in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Face masks and or face coverings provide various degrees of protection depending on how they are made or what materials the mask or covering are made of. Fl...
Posted on 2020-07-25
Before we talk about the Suspended Gait Training, let's first look at what Gait Training is. According to Wikipedia, "Gait training or gait rehabilitation is the act of learning how to walk, either as a child, or, more frequently, after sustaining an injury or disability." In Physcial Therapy, Gait Training is used after an injury or any condition which affects your ability to walk. It can be used for general weakness, after a stroke, and various neuromuscul...
Posted on 2020-07-02
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