Complete Physical, Postural Assessment and Orthotic Prescription
Physical Assessment by Consultant Physical Therapist
Patient assessment is the core of every new patient contact in physical therapy practice. This is the initial stage of a cycle that covers the complete physical process. The patient assessment by Your Consultant Physical Therapist consists of the following important components
A review of the systems,
Tests and measurements.
Key areas of focus by Consultant physical Therapist
The outline of assessment evaluation by the Consultant Physical Therapist constitutes the following
Formulation of PT diagnosis
Restate and correlate the Medical Diagnosis with PT Diagnosis
Remark on the patient’s rehab potential
Identify their key impairments, functional limitations and participation restrictions
State the need for physical therapy
Designing of the treatment plan
Modification of plan
Creation of short and long-term goals
Posture Assessment by Physical Therapy Consultancy
A complete posture assessment will be conducted by your Consultant Physical Therapist. The posture Screening Program includes the components of
2D Posture analysis
4D posture analysis
Key Points of Posture Assessment
Assessment of both static and dynamic postures to ascertain the individual’s functional movement.
Detailed reporting and interpretation of the posture
Misalignment of posture
Body Composition Analyzer
Your consultant Physical Therapist performs the detailed evaluation through the utilization of the Body Composition Analyzer. Standard parameters will be accurately analyzed including
Percent body fat
Skeletal muscle mass
Total body water
Prescription of orthotics and prosthetics
Our Consultant Physical Therapist also provides consultancy services regarding orthotics and prosthetics prescription and targets the following components
Evaluate, assess, and prescribe a proper orthotic or prosthetic device.
Selection of device
Process of fabrication of the device
Train how to use it
Directions and supervision to move safely with the device.
Your Consultant Physical Therapist will develop a plan for orthotics and prosthetics prescription to achieve the following goals
Control biomechanical alignment
Correct or accommodate the deformity
Protect and support an injury
Assist rehabilitation plan
Reduce pain severity
Improve joint mobility
Increase independence level
Footwear guide by Your Consultant PT
Clinical guidance for proper footwear assessment will be conducted by your consultant PT.
A clinical shoe assessment of a patient is crucial since footwear can significantly influence posture and biomechanics.
Even if there is no physical restriction in the body, wearing the "wrong" pair of shoes can result in a number of problems.
A shoe is considered "incorrect" if it is NOT appropriate for the structure and function of the patient's foot.
Selection of Braces
Your Consultant Physical therapists typically recommend braces to patients with joint pain or those trying to prevent injuries
While picking out a brace, your Skilled Consultant physical therapist determines the material of the brace based on
The necessary range of motion,
and skin integrity.