Home Health Therapy

Home health therapy is the provision of skilled therapy services in the patient’s place of residence.

The following are common health conditions which warrant home therapy:

  • Total joint replacements
  • Fractures
  • CVA
  • Progressive neurological conditions
  • Fall risk
  • Dementia
  • Chronic pain
  • Incontinence
  • Wounds
  • COPD
  • Heart Failure

Skills used by a physical therapist in home health include:

  • Safety Assessment of the home
  • Gait training
  • Transfer training
  • Home exercise program development
  • Home exit management
  • Fall prevention
  • Progressive resistive exercises
  • Pain management
  • Incontinence treatment
  • Wound care
  • Neuropathy treatment
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