Geriatrics

Geriatric physical therapy covers a wide area of issues concerning people as they go through normal adult aging, but is usually focused on the older adult. There are many conditions that affect many people as they grow older and include but are not limited to: arthritis,  osteoporosis, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, hip and joint replacement, balance disorders, incontinence and more. Geriatric physical therapy helps those affected by such problems in developing a specialized program to help restore mobility, reduce pain, increase fitness levels and more.  (back)