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Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic

Salina Regional's Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic is conveniently located in the Salina Medical Arts Building at 520 S. Santa Fe. Here physical therapists treat outpatients with traditional complaints of pain, weakness and loss of motion, but also specializes in occupational and sports medicine. We can help you get back to work after a job-related accident or help you bounce back from a sports injury.

Our physical therapists can also help you with your post-operative rehab for everything from your back and neck to shoulder, knee and hip. And our balance and fall prevention program has helped many regain their life back.

520 South Santa Fe
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 452-6668

For more information about the services provided at Salina Regional's Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic please click on the topics below.

Occupational Medicine
Sports Medicine and Sportsmetric Program
ASTYM Treatment
Balance and Fall Prevention



Occupational Medicine

At Salina Regional's Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic our therapist conduct work conditioning programs to decrease limitations and retrain workers to avoid future injuries.

Our therapists work closely with insurance companies and employers, as well as employees, to enhance the patient's return to a productive work environment.

Our staff can also go to a work site to analyze the ergonomics of a particular job and make recommendations to make it safer.

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Sports Medicine

We work closely with orthopedic surgeons to treat injured athletes (serious athletes, as well as recreational athletes). Therapists are trained in treating foot pain and injuries and in fabricating custom orthotics as needed. We also can provide different types of braces and supports when required. Therapists have also been trained in analyzing components of athletic movements, such as golf swings, to determine causes of injury and enhance performance.

Sportsmetrics

Salina Regional Health Center's Outpatient Physical Therapy clinic is a certified Sportmetrics provider and can help decrease injuries in female athletes.

Sportsmetrics, a six-week training program, was designed to help female athletes refine neuromuscular control of the lower limbs. Results have shown a reduction in landing force of 22 percent, 50 percent less side-to-side twisting of the knee joint and a 10 percent increase in vertical jumps. These results lead to a higher performance and less injuries.

The Sportsmetric program at the outpatient physical therapy clinic includes a pre-screening, a jump analysis, an orthopedic analysis and a six-week jump training program.

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ASTYM Treatment

Many physical therapy patients are finding increased range of motion and independence with augmented soft tissue mobilization system (ASTYM) treatment available at Salina Regional Health Center's Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic. The treatment uses ergonomically designed instruments that help identify dysfunctional soft tissue and stimulates regeneration.

ASTYM utilized by specially certified clinicians at Salina Regional Health Center has demonstrated success where other approaches have failed. It has been proven successful for many chronic injuries, work-related injuries and sports injuries, including lower back pain, decreased neck and shoulder range of motion, wrist pain, knee pain, heel spurs, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow and rejuvenation from post surgical scarring.

Patients usually receive treatments twice a week and are encouraged to continue normal activities as continued stress helps dysfunctional tissue regenerate.

Ask your physician specifically for a referral to Salina Regional Health Center's Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic or call (785) 452-6668 for more information.

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Balance and Fall Prevention

At Salina Regional Health Center's Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinic we offer specialty care for individuals who have experienced loss of balance or recent falls. Our therapists, in consultation with your physician, will assess your posture, balance, strength, walking pattern, joint flexibility, vision, cognition, and conduct an interview with you regarding your home environment. After we determine what is impairing your balance, our therapists will design an individualized program of therapeutic exercises, including specific strengthening and balance exercise, gait retraining and safety education.

If needed, our therapists can help you with your assistive device for walking such as canes, crutches or walkers and also make appropriate home adaptation recommendations like bathroom safety equipment.

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