Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists congratulates Andrea Fontenot, LOT, CHT on becoming a Certified Hand Therapist! Andrea has been working towards achieving this goal for several years and is now certified by the American Society of Hand Therapists. A CHT is an occupational therapist or physical therapist by profession with at least three years of experience, plus 4,000 hours of hand therapy practice (upper extremity rehabilitation). A CHT must have passed a certification examination that demonstrates knowledge of all areas of hand therapy before being granted the right to use the CHT designation.
Matthew Ulm, one of LOS’ Physical Therapists, is now Titleist Performance Institute Certified! Matthew can perform golf specific injury assessment and rehabilitation techniques to get players back in the game. His training included how swing related injuries develop, how to assess and treat injuries and how specific physical limitations can be addressed to improve performance. Congratulations Matt!
Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists provides in-house Physical and Occupational Therapy services for rehabilitation needs of patients. The very nature of our orthopedic practice often involves integrating patient care with physical or occupational therapists after seeing one of our physicians.The close working relationship between our physicians and therapist allows them to uniquely confer on patient care plans and promptly address issues when they arise.” ultimate goal is for patients to regain independence in everyday activities of life.
Physical Therapy Services:
Our Physical and Occupational Therapy team helps reduce pain and improve or restore movement by providing services for musculoskeletal disorders and diseases, as well as post-injury/post-operative rehabilitation. Often physical therapy can help avoid surgery, reduce the need for long-term use of prescription medications and strengthen necessary areas of the body to help assist with an easier recovery after surgery.
We teach you how to prevent or manage your conditions so that you can achieve long-term health benefits.
We treat individuals with chronic, acute and post-surgical muscular-skeletal conditions in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
When it comes to your Physical and Occupational Therapy needs, choose Louisiana Orthopaedic Specialists.
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