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Physical Therapy Now – FIU Center
1409 Sw 107 Ave
Miami FL 33174

Phone: (305) 974-1054
Fax: (305) 434-7097
Email: FIU@physicaltherapynow.com

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Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sat BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Sun – Closed

Meet our Principal Therapist

Marta Reinoso, PTA, Astym Cert, CI
-Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
-Astym (specialized tool-assisted treatment) Certified -APTA Certified Clinical Instructor

Graduating as part of the first cohort class in the PTA program at Keiser University, Marta continued pursuing her career and became experienced in working with orthopedic, neurological and sports injuries in multiple outpatient clinics, sub acute rehab hospitals and acute settings where patients were treated post-operatively, while also helping in work conditioning programs. She believes that nothing worth having comes easy. Her main goal is to bring individuals back to their normal lifestyles of living and maintain health and wellness throughout their everyday life.

“Work harder than you think you did yesterday”. Marta Reinoso

Cynthia Cattani-Pavon, Owner/Manager
Cynthia brings more than 20 years of organizational management and great attention to detail. She handles the daily business office matters and confirms patient eligibility from our location. Cynthia works closely with current/prospective providers to ensure our records, reports, and contracts are current and complete. Cynthia, together with our team, are excited to be your neighborhood Physical Therapy center!

 

Jennifer Pineda OTA

As an Occupational Therapist Assistant Graduate from Keiser University, Jennifer pursued her specialty in Pediatrics continuing into outpatient rehab. She is experienced with Home Health rehab motivated to ensure full quality of care to her patients with a holistic approach returning to their occupation in life gaining their optimal functional independence. Having the patients goals in mind, Jennifer is motivated to deliver the best quality of care.

“Quitting is not an option to continue reaching for the best you can achieve” ~ Jennifer Pineda, OTA

 

Loudes Diaz, PTA

Lourdes is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with a background in healthcare and business administration. She graduated in 2014 from The Praxis Institute with an Associates in Science, and in 2006 she received her  Associates in Arts from Miami Dade College. Her diverse background and experience contribute to her ability to deliver quality care. She has treated a variety of conditions including but not limited to balance disorders, neurological, post-operative, sports injuries, musculoskeletal and spinal injuries for people of all ages ranging from birth, adulthood and elderly.  She believes in keeping a light-hearted approach is the best way to therapy. Her treatment method combines her knowledge and experience with compassion and laughter in order to provide a positive environment in order to improve a person’s FUNctional mobility, help people achieve their goals, improve quality of life and get back to enjoying it.

“Take care of yourself mentally, spiritually and physically. Surround yourself with people who take care of it as well.” -unknown

 

 

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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.

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 Pull 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]

Imagine if an accident, injury, disease, or condition made it difficult for you to participate in your daily activities. A wrist injury means that getting dressed in the morning is painful. Arthritis makes driving challenging. A traumatic brain injury keeps a wounded warrior out of active duty because of difficulties with memory and organizational skills.

 

At Physical Therapy NOW, through activity analysis, our Licensed Occupational Therapists are able to address each client’s priorities, along with his or her pathologies, with activity modifications and compensatory techniques to facilitate performing at his or her greatest level of independence.

 

Occupational therapy interventions at Physical Therapy NOW are designed to meet individual client’s needs and may include any combination of the following techniques as part of a comprehensive plan of care

  • Therapeutic activities and exercises
  • Joint protection
  • Endurance Training
  • Modification in home, work, school, or leisure activities
  • Sensory re-education
  • Scar management
  • Pain management
  • Work conditioning or work hardening
  • Training in activities of daily living and adaptive or assistive devices
  • Education for post-surgical or post-injury safety, including sensory loss
  • Manual therapy
  • Taping techniques
  • Compression therapy
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
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