Physical and Occupational Therapy

The Physical and Occupational Therapists at Associated Neurologists are highly skilled professionals committed to providing excellent, compassionate, and individualized care for a variety of conditions involving the musculoskeletal, neurological and vestibular systems.

These include, but are not limited to, the following conditions:

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Balance disorders
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • TMJ
  • Orthopedic conditions

Our hours are from Monday through Friday, 6 am to 6 pm.  We also periodically have hours available on Saturdays.  Following is a comprehensive listing of the services currently provided by our PT and OT department.  Click on each of the hyperlinks below to learn more about these services:

Physical therapy

Balance and Vestibular Center | Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy | PT Concussion Management | Acupuncture, Therapeutic Massage, and Reiki | Yoga and Tai Chi | Phase IV Independent Exercise Program | Personal Training with Certified Trainer |Parkinson’s Small Group Exercise Class |LSVT BIG Exercise Program

Balance and Vestibular Center 

  • Comprehensive management of patients with dizziness
  • Diagnostic testing and treatment
  • Fall prevention
  • Balance disorders

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Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy 

  • Headache treatment
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Neurological disorders

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PT Concussion Management

  • Evaluation of neck and jaw for pain, stiffness, and soft tissue injury
  • Vestibular rehabilitation for dizziness and impaired balance
  • Assessment of ability to tolerate physical activity in a monitored program of exertion to help determine when patients can return to sport, play, and life’s activities

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Acupuncture, Therapeutic Massage, and Reiki

  • Acupuncture for a wide variety of conditions and injuries to help alleviate pain and promote healing
  • Therapeutic massage to help reduce stress, relieve muscular aches and pains, promote relaxation, and enhance the benefits of Physical Therapy
  • Reiki, a Japanese Healing Technique, to work with the energies of the body through light touch to bring homeostasis, balance, and healing
  • Out-of-pocket fees may apply

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Yoga and Tai Chi

  • Yoga for beginners and intermediates, integrating breath work and meditation
  • Chair yoga for neurologic conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, or any medical condition that alters balance.  Our instructors tailor all poses to meet individual needs to balance, stretch, and strengthen mind and body.
  • Tai Chi Chuan, an ancient Chinese exercise program, for those with imbalance and for the able-bodied who are ready to begin their own practice
  • Promotes relaxation and balance

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Phase IV Independent Exercise Program

  • Development of an individualized exercise program to help you continue working toward your goals after you have completed Physical Therapy
  • Use of all exercise equipment, weights, and mats
  • $50.00 per month for unlimited use

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Personal Training with Certified Trainer

  • Various programs tailored to your needs
  • Flexible hours
  • Out-of-pocket fees apply

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Parkinson’s Small Group Exercise Class

  • “Move with Music,” a weekly exercise class during which Physical Therapist Cynthia Bahr selects various musical pieces combined with upright, sitting, and dynamic tasks that facilitate movement and speech in a group setting for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD)
  • One-hour class on Wednesdays, 11 am to 12 pm
  • $10.00 per session

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LSVT BIG® Exercise Program for PD Patients

  • A special form of Physical and Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation that was developed specifically to address the unique movement impairments for people with PD
  • Sessions take place with Cynthia Bahr, PT, and Kim Downs, OT, who are certified LSVT BIG-clinicians.
  • Focuses on improving the amplitude of trunk rotation and gait, with an associated increase in speed of arm and leg movements, improved balance, and enhanced quality of life
  • Intensive treatment protocol that includes 16 sessions over the course of a month for 4 one-hour sessions per week
  • With few exceptions, LSVT BIG can be used with patients at most stages of PD
  • Program is covered by insurance

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Please call our PT and OT Department at (203) 748-5631 for more information or to register today!