Therapy

Crystal Home HealthCare’s Therapy Services provide physical, occupational, and speech therapies in an environment that is patient-friendly and accessible. Our Therapy Services are customized to the needs and tolerances of the patient. The focus of therapy in the home care setting is to promote the maximal level of independence and function in the home to improve quality of life. Individualized care plan coordination allows the primary care physician to remain current with the specific treatment goals and to augment said goals throughout the lifetime of the patient.

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy helps patients maintain, develop and restore physical function that may be lost due to injury, disease or other causes while focusing on rehabilitation impairments, disabilities, and promotion of mobility. Physical therapy involves treating pain, range-of-motion, strength, posture, balance, endurance, control and sensation. Crystal Home HealthCare’s physical therapists help the patient with:

  • Exercises for strengthening to improve endurance
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Pain management
  • Gait training
  • Walking and movement training
  • Transfer training
  • Muscle re-education
  • Balance training
  • Teaching the use of walkers, canes and crutches
  • Fall risk assessment and prevention
  • Pulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation
  • Bed mobility

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy helps patients take care of themselves when a health condition may limit normal, day-to-day activities, such as bathing, dressing, eating, preparing meals, doing housework and managing personal business and affairs. Occupational therapy can help patients become more active, independent and willing to care for themselves. Crystal Home HealthCare Occupational Therapy Services includes:

  • Assessing the patient and establishing a treatment plan to promote health by enabling individuals to perform meaningful and purposeful activities
  • Exercises related to upper extremity activities and function
  • Utilizing treatments to develop measures to improve, recover or maintain independent self-care, dressing and day-to-day activities
  • Assessment for visual problems
  • Improvements for home safety and safety awareness training
  • ADL training
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Therapeutic activity
  • Coordination training
  • UE pain management

Speech Therapy / Speech Language Pathology

Speech therapy helps patients improve their ability and willingness to communicate. This includes speech, which is how sounds are made, and language, which is understanding and choosing the correct words. A Crystal Home HealthCare speech therapist can also help patients with swallowing disorders.

Crystal Home HealthCare Speech Therapy Services include:

  • Communication skill training
  • Evaluating and diagnosing speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders
  • Establishing treatment plans to promote effective communication and safety during swallowing to prevent choking and aspiration
  • Oral muscle weakness
  • Cognitive relearning from stroke

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