Physical therapy can ease many of your Multiple Sclerosis symptoms and help you get around better. Physical therapy for Multiple Sclerosis in Huntsville, AL is provided at Therapy Achievements. Seeing a physical therapist can help you with:
Clumsiness and poor coordination
Fatigue & Strategies to save energy
On your first visit, your therapist will evaluate your strength, range of motion, coordination, balance and ability to complete functional activities. Based on your results, she will develop an individualized treatment plan of exercises, activities and modalities to work on in therapy as well as an exercise program you can do at home. Regular exercise helps with all types of MS at all levels of ability and your therapist will work with you to create the right fitness program that matches your strength and goals. She will also help you learn:
- How to work around fatigue and heat sensitivity
- Stretches to prevent or ease muscle spasms
- Moves to keep muscles strong
- Range-of-motion exercises
- Tips to prevent falls
- How to use canes, crutches, scooters, wheelchairs, or other aids, if necessary
Physical Therapy at Therapy Achievements Cathy McNeely is one of the physical therapists at Therapy Achievements and has many years of experience working with people with neurological and orthopedic disorders. She is certified in the LSVT BIG program and has taken advanced training in dizziness and vertigo. Physical therapy services are typically covered by health insurance and Therapy Achievements is an in-network provider for most insurances.
Therapy Achievements is a Rehabilitation Center that provides Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy for Balance and Movement, Speech and Swallowing, Swelling from Lymphedema and Edema, Driving Rehabilitation and Functional Living Skills for visual and cognitive re-training. We help people with Brain Injury, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Lymphedema, Head and Neck Cancer, Vertigo and Dizziness, and other disorders that interfere with mobility and function. We offer VitalStim Technology, Saebo Technology, LSVT LOUD Treatment, LSVT BIG Treatment, and Neuro-Developmental Treatment.