Orthopedic Care

Physical Therapy Cameron County Surge Mobile Physical Therapy Knee Pain Relief

Physical Therapists are experts of movement. A skilled physical therapist in Port Isabel or Olmito can help you start enjoying your daily activities following an injury, accident or illness. 

An Orthopedic Physical Therapist (OPT) will work with you and integrate all of your body systems to treat your condition. They mainly focus on your musculoskeletal system but will also incorporate working with your neurological and cardiovascular systems.

When an Orthopedic physical therapist works on your musculoskeletal system, that includes your: Muscles, joints, bones, connective tissue as well as ligaments and tendons 

Do I need an Orthopedic PT?

A Physical Therapist that specializes in Orthopedics can evaluate your current condition and diagnose issues after a thorough examination. Once a diagnosis is made, or if you are referred to by a doctor, then the Physical Therapist will determine the appropriate treatment your body requires. 

Orthopedic physical therapy is available in hospitals, outpatient clinic, nursing facilities, sports facilities, and some provide in-home therapy. 

You can take comfort in the fact that the entry-level for a Physical Therapist is 3 years of graduate school studies and ultimately a clinical doctorate. You will be working with a doctor of Physical Therapy. 

What conditions does an OPT treat? 

Orthopedic physical therapists can treat just about any condition that affects one’s ability to move. That being said, many Physical Therapists choose to specialize with a specific type of patient. For example, a sports-oriented physical therapist has more experience in helping athletes prevent injury or help them recover from a sports-replanted injury, while a physical therapist who specializes in older adults is more focused on the overall strength and balance to help prevent falls. It is important to meet with an Orthopedic physical therapist that is right for your injury or condition. 

Do You Need a Referral for Orthopedic Physical Therapy?

There are no limitations to the type of physical therapy you can pursue via direct access. Physical therapy for fingers, lower back, shoulder, knee, neck, hip, and more are directly accessible from any qualified center offering the type of therapy you need.

As of September 1st, 2019, Patients who are paying through self-pay/private pay as well as certain insurances, patients do not need a referral from a physician to be treated by any of our therapists for the first 10-15 business days from their initial evaluation. Once those days have been met, a patient would need a referral to continue with services. If you have insurance and are planning to use your insurance (For example: Medicare), a referral will be required for an Initial Evaluation & Treatment Visits after your Initial Evaluation Visit.

If you are concerned about whether you might need a referral for your particular condition, do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to provide guidance as you seek care.

Finding an Orthopedic Physical Therapist Near Me

If you are interested in seeing if an orthopedic physical therapist can help with your particular condition, we highly recommend you consider scheduling a consultation with our team. Our highly-trained physical therapists have experience in helping people utilize orthopedic physical therapy for a range of conditions, including pain relief. Contact us today if you have any questions about whether orthopedic physical therapy might be right for your condition. Our team is committed to helping get back to the lifestyle you deserve.

Olmito Office Hours

Monday
8:00am - 7:00pm


Tuesday
8:00am - 7:00pm


Wednesday
8:00am - 7:00pm


Thursday
8:00am - 7:00pm


Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Saturday
Closed

Port Isabel Office Hours

Monday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Tuesday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Wednesday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Saturday
Closed

2 Convenient Locations

We Accept Insurance!