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Ochsner Fitness Center

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Physical Therapy

The Ochsner physical therapy team uses innovative techniques and leading- edge equipment to help patients of all ages move forward, not backwards. With a therapy plan created specifically for you, we’ll work to reduce pain and restore mobility. Your goal is our goal – whether your objective is to get back to school, return to work, or maintain your independence.

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What We Do

At Ochsner, our physical therapists will:

  • Educate you about your condition
  • Teach you stretching exercises to improve your flexibility and reduce the stress on your joints
  • Take you through exercises to strengthen your muscles and improve your balance and coordination
  • Discuss injury prevention and pain management strategies
  • Provide you with exercises to do at home

You may also receive manual therapy to reduce your pain and improve your range of motion.

We provide the following treatments:

  • Functional exercise
  • Ergonomic training
  • Manual therapy
  • Return to sports rehab
  • Dry needling
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Traction
  • Ultrasound
  • Heat and/or cold therapy
  • Aquatic physical therapy

Conditions We Treat:

  • Ankle pain
  • Arthritis pain
  • Automobile injuries
  • Back pain (lower back pain, upper back pain, sciatic pain)
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Elbow pain
  • Foot pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fractures
  • Hand trauma
  • Heel pain
  • Hip pain
  • Incontinence
  • Joint injuries
  • Knee pain
  • Leg muscle injuries
  • Lupus
  • Muscle injuries (sprains and strains)
  • Neck pain (stiff neck)
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Overuse injuries
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Poor balance
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Pre and post-surgical conditions
  • Pregnancy issues
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Shoulder pain and injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Wrist pain