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Physical Therapy Now Altamonte Springs

482 E Altamonte Dr Suite 1006 Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Phone: 407-214-6333 Fax: 407-214-9011
Email: altamontesprings@physicaltherapynow.com

MapHours: ( Expected to open) May 25, 2020
Mon 9:00 am – 7:00 pm,
Tue 9:00 am – 6:00 pm,
Web 9:00 am – 7:00 pm,
Thu 9:00 am – 6:00 pm,
Fri 9:00 am – 1:00 pm,
Sat Sun – Close

We here at Physical Therapy Now Altamonte Springs help our patient’s get their health and life back. We treat Car Accident Injuries, Pre-Surgical & Post-Surgical rehabilitation to every day maintenance programs for the everyday individual and Athletes. Providing care to all Floridians and athletes of all ages and skill levels. Our professional staff handles injuries of all types. Our doctors are among the nation’s finest and are trained to provide the latest techniques in the rehabilitation industry.

We invite you to our facility located in the Altamonte Springs, Florida. When it comes to your health, you shouldn’t settle for anything less than the best. Come and find out why Physical Therapy Now Altamonte Springs has rapidly become the communities preferred Physical Therapy Facility.

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Meet Our Team

Diego Rojas, BBA, RCA

Mr. Rojas is the manager of Physical Therapy Now of Altamonte Springs. He went to Keiser University to obtain a bachelor in business administration. During last 11 years, he has worked in medical facilities where he had acquired experience in patient care, billing, managing, marketing and customer service.
He is a proud member of our community and dedicate much of his time to community service.

Jean S. Velasquez, PTA

Like Ed our PT I too studied at Miami Dade College Medical Campus and got my Associate in Arts Physical Therapy. I specialize in Orthopedics and I treat neurological patients as well as geriatrics. Specialty skills acquired are Myofasical Release, Knesio Taping, Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, Assistive Soft Tissue Manipulation (ASTM) also known as Graston Technique. Joint mobilizations grade I and II (Maitland and Kaltenborn) Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF- D1 and D2 for both upper and lower extremities) Approximation for stroke patients as well as Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) with activation and inhibition, Therapeutic Exercises, Stretching with the focus of rehabilitation and or prevention. During my time in Miami Dade Collage I was awarded the honor of best student award during internship, I was awarded the 2nd best GPA for Physical Therapy Assistant. I love what I do and I love to teach all the techniques to aspiring PTAs like myself. Physical Therapy Now Bird is my second home away from home. We are one big family, the staff, owners and patients make this place the best place to be when your injured, the best place to be for health and wellness.

Hilda Horta -LMT

I studied at Acupuncture & Massage College in 2004 where I received got my Massage Therapist License (LMT).  I am passionate about the work I do and helping others.  Most people think of massage therapy as an indulgent experience and it truly is. What most people don’t know is that massage therapy is beneficial to many health conditions. Providing human touch, combined with therapeutic movements help alleviate pain and discomfort. I originally studied to become a LMT to help my children with Autism and once I saw the results of massage therapy I knew I found my calling. I am a very outgoing and positive person, I love the beach and outdoor adventures.

Robert Perez – Office Coordinator

I studied at Miami Coral Park Senior High graduated in 2016. I am currently studying to be a Physical Therapy Aide. I have experience in Athlete training and Athlete Maintenance. I am currently the Office Coordinator here at Physical Therapy Now Bird Road where I assist the owner in all things clerical and logistics. I am a student, I work full time, I like to help people reach their goals, I work in environment to learn & advance my skills/studies. I plan to grow with the company, assist injured patients, help athlete’s maintenance and assist everyday people feel and look their best.

Services

Exercise Therapist

It’s no secret that being physically active can impact your overall health. At Physical Therapy NOW, we offer unique exercise therapy services designed to help you look and feel your best.

A Path to Physical and Mental Rehabilitation
Being physically active doesn’t mean you have to be a runner or play a sport. Exercise can come in a variety of forms, and it can be a key component of improving your mental and physical health. At Physical Therapy NOW, our exercise therapists are eager to help those in Miami, FL increase their strength and get in better shape. And with the right treatment plan, you may discover that your mental outlook changes for the better.

Don’t be intimidated by the idea of exercise. With the right therapy program, you could be on your way toward feeling better physically, mentally, and emotionally. Call us today for more information about our exercise therapy program or to schedule your consultation.

Functional Capacity Evaluation

A FCE can be utilized to decide wellness to work following a broadened time of restorative leave. On the off chance that a representative can’t come back to work, the FCE gives data on forecast, and word related recovery measures that might be conceivable. A FCE can likewise be utilized to encourage recognize changes to representative workload, or alterations to working conditions, for example, ergonomic measures, that the business might have the capacity to attempt with an end goal to oblige a worker with an inability or restorative condition. FCEs are expected to decide whether a worker can continue working in a limit “similar with his or her aptitudes or abilities”[2] before the inability or medicinal condition was analyzed. A FCE includes appraisals made by at least one therapeutic specialists. There are two sorts of FCE utilized by the United States Social Security Administration: the Mental Functional Capacity Evaluation (MFCE) that measures passionate and mental limit, and the Physical Functional Capacity Evaluation (PFCE) that measures physical functioning.[2]

Studies have been embraced to evaluate the precision of FCEs in foreseeing the longterm results for patients, both as far as coming back to work, and in likelihood of perpetual handicap. Inquiries that have been raised incorporate how to distinguish medicinal and societal factors in anticipating disability.[3]

FCEs might be required by law for a few businesses previously a representative can come back to work, and additionally by safety net providers previously protection installments can be made. FCEs are likewise used to decide qualification for incapacity protection, or benefits qualification if a representative is forever unfit to come back to work. The United States Social Security Administration has its own particular FCE, called the Assessment of Disability. A more current FCE show is the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.

Amid Most FCEs, the accompanying estimations are additionally taken:

  • Lifting power
  • Push and draw control
  • To what extent one can stand or walk
  • Adaptability and coming to
  • Getting a handle on and holding capacities
  • Twisting abilities
  • Equalization capabilities[4]
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