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

  • Patient's history,

  • 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

  • Movement screen

  • Sitting ergonomics

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,

  • Comfortability,

  • Durability,

  • and skin integrity.