Dunbar Therapy Center
The road to recovery can be difficult, but with the assistance of Dunbar Therapy Center you are on the right path. Our therapy team is composed of physical, occupational, and speech therapists. Each therapist is licensed and experienced in a wide variety of conditions for pediatric through geriatrics. Our dedicated therapists will work one-on-one with you to restore independence and get you back to your active lifestyle. They treat each patient like a member of their own family offering an exceptional level of care. At Dunbar Therapy Center, your therapist will spend time with you to understand your specific need and create a comprehensive, individualized plan to fit your needs and reach your goals. Our therapists treat a wide range of disorders for pediatrics through geriatrics. We are committed to the recovery of each and every patient and will provide excellent care and consideration for the unique needs of every client.
Our mission at Dunbar Therapy Center is to provide our patients with the best possible physical, occupational, and speech therapy services in a supportive atmosphere in order to enable them to achieve their goals. With a wide range of treatment methods, we’ll be sure to find the right fit your individual needs, or the needs of your loved one.
These are just some of the treatments available at Dunbar Therapy Center:
- Multiple modality options that decrease inflammation, pain, and aid in restoring range of motion
- Therapeutic Exercise/Strengthening
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Sports Rehabilitation
- Speech/Swallowing Rehabilitation
- Pediatric Rehabilitation
- Industrial Rehabilitation
- Cognitive Retraining
- Balance/Vestibular Training
- Work Conditioning/Hardening
- Lumbar/Core Stabilization
- Neurological Rehabilitation
- Orthotic/Splinting of hand
- Stroke Rehabilitation
Physical Therapists are highly educated and state licensed professionals that treat musculoskeletal diseases and disorders through the use of exercise and modalities. They can help restore function and decrease pain while reducing the need for surgeries. At Dunbar Therapy Center, our physical therapy department has many years of experience providing rehab services to a wide variety of conditions.
What Services Does a Physical Therapist Provide?
Physical therapists provide a variety of professional services aimed at restoring the client’s function and independence. These include:
- Helping people regain strength and range of motion after surgery
- Helping patient manage pain due to injuries or degenerative conditions.
- Assisting patients in learning to walk again after injury or illness.
- Helping clients improve balance and gait quality.
- Educating clients and caregivers on home management of their specific condition.
- Assisting athletes in getting back to playing their favorite sport.
- Educating clients and caregivers on fall prevention.
- Establishing programs aimed at preventing injuries and promoting wellness.
Who Can Benefit From Physical Therapy?
Physical therapy can be beneficial for many different conditions and disorders. Some of the most common are:
- Sprains and strains
- Low back and neck pain
- Joint replacements
- Gait and balance disorders
- Arthritis management
- Sports injuries
- Stroke management
- Pediatric developmental disorders
- Amputation management
- Generalized weakness
What Methods of Therapy are Used?
The most common forms of interventions include:
- Balance training
- Strength training
- Posture stabilization and proper body mechanics
- Electrical Stimulation
- Ultrasound therapy
- Educate clients and caregivers
The physical therapist will perform a thorough evaluation and determine the best course of treatment based on the client’s individual needs and goals. The therapist will work with the client and monitor the progress making changes to the plan of care when needed. We want our clients to feel comfortable communicating with their therapist and to keep an open line of discussion about their condition and what is expected from their treatment.
On occupational therapist is a healthcare professional that works with people of all ages who need specialized assistance to improve functional limitations due physical, developmental, social, or emotional problems. At Dunbar Therapy Center, we offer occupational therapy services for pediatrics through geriatrics. Our occupational therapist is dedicated to helping our clients to regain skills important for independent living. Occupational therapy is important for preventing injury as well as treating an existing injury or condition.
Our goal is to provide exceptional care to our clients and to strive to meet the individual needs of each and every individual to comes to our clinic for help. We want our patients to get back to the meaningful activities that they perform on a day to day basis.
What Services Does An Occupational Therapist Provide?
Occupational therapists provide a variety of professional services aimed at improving function and independence by using procedures and treatments to assist patients with their development, disabilities or recovery issues. These include:
- Helping people who have upper extremity injuries or surgeries
Assisting people in returning to work after an injury
- Performing Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE’s) for appropriate work classification or disability determination
- Creating customized hand splints
- Helping children improve gross and fine motor skills
- Assisting people with neurological diseases regain function and independence
- Helping people to decrease pain with use of modalities
- Educating and training clients and caregivers in home management of their specific condition.
- Helping people to perform activities of daily living safely and with assistive devices if needed.
Who Can Benefit From Occupational Therapy?
Occupational therapy can be beneficial for many different conditions and disorders. Some of the most common are:
- Brain injury
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Orthopedic conditions
- Work related injuries
- Pediatric developmental delays
- Conditions related to congenital disorders such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, autism, Down Syndrome
What Methods of Therapy are Used?
The most common forms of interventions are:
- Restoring strength and range of motion
- Hand splinting
- Wheelchair evaluation and management
- Modalities for pain management
- Restoring sensory, motor, and balance functions
- Improving fine motor and handwriting skills
- Improving ADL’s (activities of daily living) such as cooking, bathing, grooming, dressing, and hobbies.
- Cognitive retraining
- FCE’s (Functional Capacity Evaluation) for return to work classification as well as disability determinations
A Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is a healthcare professional educated and trained to evaluate and treat children and adults with speech, language, and swallowing problems. Speech and language pathology encompasses many conditions and disorders. Our therapists work one on one with each patient as they develop a plan of care tailored to the specific need of the client.
Our clients receive high quality, individualized care tailored to their needs. We aim to provide exceptional speech services to achieve the optimal results for our patients.
What Services Does A Speech Therapist Provide?
Our therapists provide a variety of services aimed at helping to develop effective communication skills. These include:
- Helping people with articulation disorders to learn proper production of sounds.
- Helping people who stutter to speak more fluently.
- Assisting people with voice disorders to improve voice quality.
- Helping people with aphasia to relearn speech and language skills.
- Assisting people who have difficulty swallowing as a result of illness, surgery, stroke, or injury to regain the ability to swallow.
- Evaluating, selecting, and developing augmentative and alternative communication systems (such as voice synthesizing computers and communication boards) for people with severe speech problems.
- Enhancing communication effectiveness—improving everyday communication skills such as pitch, projection, accent, and nonverbal communication.
- Helping people who have cognitive difficulties by educating clients and caregivers on effective strategies to manage memory loss and cognition.
Who Can Benefit From Speech Therapy?
Speech-language services can be beneficial for many different conditions and disorders. Some of the most common are:
- Brain Injury
- Cerebral Palsy
- Intellectual Disability
- Down Syndrome
- Speech Delays
- Throat Cancer
What Methods of Therapy are Used?
Speech-language pathologists use many forms of treatment methods to achieve the goals of the client; The most common forms of treatment are:
- Oral motor therapy
- Speech/articulation therapy
- Language therapy
- Teaching compensatory strategies
- Picture boards
- PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System)
- AAC (Augmentative/Alternative Communication) devices
- Role playing/ stories
WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY
You couldn’t find more caring therapists than Jim & Karen. They do a great job and they really care about the person not just your therapy needs. If I could rate them higher than 5 stars, I would do so.
Jasper Botkin - Facebook Review
I love them! Karen, Jim, Jasper, and April are the BEST!!! The staff is very caring to you and your family’s physical therapy needs. They also have refer-a-friend incentive. Tell them that I sent you.
Melinda Gaye Boggess - Facebook Review
I love Dunbar Therapy Center. They can treat all your therapy needs whether PT, OT, or SPEECH while maintaining a family friendly environment with convenient hours and location. If u need therapy with excellence check them out!!!