April 12, 2019

“Eliminating chronic and recurrent back pain using a proven, holistic approach designed to educate, empower, and encourage patients who have run out of options for relief” Premier Physical Therapy’s unique Back to Normal Program is presented in 4 Phases, each featuring carefully monitored and executed steps specifically designed to progress you back to your normal life, free from the restrictions of back pain. What exactly does the Back To Normal Program Offer you as a patient recovering from back pain or injury? 6 Week Protocol Flexible Scheduling Convenient Location Proven Success Rate Results Driven Interventions Evidence Based Treatments Nearly All Insurances Accepted No Fads, Gimmicks, or Gadgets Compassionate Hands-On Approach Created by Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapists Phase I-II Time: 1-3 weeks Visit: 1-6 Goals: Painfree Active Range of Motion 1. Comprehensive Biomechanical Evaluation

  • Posture Screen
  • Pelvic Girdle
  • Spinal Mobility
  • Core Strength
  • Functional Movement Screen
  • Myofascial Mobility
  • Flexibility
  • Postural Stability
  • Foot Structure

2. Outcomes Measures

  • Back Index
  • Patient Specific Functional Scale, etc.

3. Program Orientation

  • Introduction to Program
  • Goal Setting
  • Scheduling
  • Educational Materials (Written and Online)

4. Manual Techniques As Needed

  • Myofascial Release
  • PNF Stretching
  • Spinal Mobilization
  • Kinesio-Taping/Orthotic Insoles As
  • Needed
  • Sacroiliac Correction

5. Introduction to Back Care

  • Posture Optimization and Self-Correction
  • Proper Body Mechanics
  • Proper Lifting Techniques
  • Work Station Ergonomics
  • Neutral Spine Position
  • Relaxation and Breathing Techniques

6. Therapeutic Exercises

  • Lumbar Stabilization
  • Core Strengthening
  • Mobility Exercises

Phase III Time: 3-6 weeks Visit: 6-12 Goals:

Normal Strength 1. Manual Techniques As Needed 2. Review of Back Care 3. Therapeutic Exercises 4. Instruction In Home Exercise Program 5. Functional Testing To Ensure Independence In Back Care Techniques 6. Review of Home Exercise Program 7. Reassessment

  • Posture
  • Body Mechanics
  • Core Strength
  • Spinal Mobility
  • Myofascial Mobility
  • Flexibility
  • Outcomes Measures

8. Supervised Therapeutic Exercises, Core Strengthening 9. Supervised Functional Movements and Lifting Tasks 10. Advanced Lumbar Stabilization Exercises 11. Final Review

  • Home Exercise Program
  • Body Mechanics/Lifting Techniques
  • Relaxation/Breathing Techniques
  • Posture Self Correction and Optimization
  • Workstation Ergonomics

12. Posture and Symmetry Comparison 13. Outcomes Measures 14. Discharge Evaluation Phase IV Time: 6-12 Weeks Visits: 12-16 Goal: Injury Prevention/Back to Normal 1. Advanced strengthening 2. Return to sport/activity training 3. Finalize/Update HEP

Call 904-996-6922 today to book a thorough biomechanical evaluation and orientation to the program and get ready to get BACK TO NORMAL!

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