Cardiac Physical Therapy Riverdale
The idea of combining medical exercise and ancient therapeutic arts is an integrative approach, one that acknowledges not only the physical but also the spiritual, emotional and energetic components of your health. Together we treat the whole you.
Metabolism is the process by which your body uses “fuel” (like glucose) and turns it into energy for your muscles and other tissues. With Metabolic Rehabilitation, people with Diabetes can re-educate their bodies to utilize the excess glucose in their blood, helping them to take control of their condition without medication’s side effects.
Prenatal & Postpartum
Pregnancy takes a toll on your body. Most women (and even their medical doctors) aren’t aware that physical therapy before, during, and after pregnancy can help a mother’s body recover significantly more quickly, and can even help reduce or eliminate scars. Moms are now becoming their own advocates in finding the right Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) who can help. We want to help you make time to care for yourself, so you can care for your family!
Therapeutic Yoga is an excellent blend of restorative yoga and guided meditation techniques which makes it an excellent choice for those who need a gentle yet effective practice for bringing the body into balance.
Pilates Physical Therapy
Pilates is designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness. We offer a variety of exclusive private training sessions and exciting semi-private Pilates classes taught by our doctors and tailored to your personal fitness goals.
Cardiac Physical Therapy
When you first find out you have cardiac disease, you might wonder how you can safely participate in your favorite activities. You may have successfully finished cardiac rehab after an event, but still feel nervous about your heart. Cardiac Physical Therapy is a great way to take charge of your condition and find out how to return to a fulfilling life after a cardiac event or a diagnosis of cardiac disease. Early action is key!
Breast Cancer Rehab
If you are undergoing treatment for breast cancer, physical therapy can help you keep up your energy levels, as well as improve your overall comfort. Most people don’t realize that becoming more physically active will help to alleviate many of the symptoms related to cancer treatment. A Doctor of Physical Therapy can help provide relief from many common side effects of breast cancer treatment, including lymphedema or swelling, shoulder conditions, scarring, and muscular difficulties that often result from breast cancer treatment.
Medicine is the science and art of preventing and alleviating or curing disease. Dance medicine and science is the application of that realm to the specific life and body of the dancer. As a discipline it investigates the causes of dance injuries, promotes their care, prevention, and safe post-rehabilitation return to dance, and explores the 'how' of dance movement.
Tai Chi & Qi Gong
Tai chi and qi gong (“chee goong") are traditional Chinese movement exercises. They are based on two ideas: Energy, called qi or chi, flows through the body along "energy pathways" called meridians. Both exercises can be used to combine meditation and movement and to improve and maintain health.
Virtual Reality Physical Therapy
Now offering the future of rehabilitation! Our virtual reality machines allow patients to jump straight into the action of endless games. Throw, aim, and fly through your rehabilitation with the new Oculus and VR Zoom. The Oculus transports patients around the world and through the air letting them fly over mountains and through tunnels all while activating their core muscles and proprioception with improved ease and efficiency.
The VR Zoom is a stationary bike where patients can explore multi-dimensional worlds in virtual reality. Endless games let patients work out, burn calories, and solidify their core, all while having fun.