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Physical Therapy Now, Hialeah3595 West 20th Ave
Hialeah, Fl 33012

Phone: 305-570-1666
Fax: 305-203-0546
Email: admissions@physicaltherapynow.com

MapHours: Mon-Fri 9:00 am – 6:00 pm,
Sat 10am – 2pm,
Sun – Close

Meet our Principal Therapist

Jean Pradel, RPT

Jean Pradel is a licensed Physical Therapist with nearly 15 years of experience in an outpatient rehabilitation orthopedic setting, with skilled training in spine and extremity rehabilitations. Throughout his career, Jean has diagnosed and treated pediatric and adult populations with various orthopedic, congenital, neurological and post-operative functional impairments. In pediatrics specifically, he often used aquatic and hippo therapy as successful treatment methods.

 

Jean has utilized his skills as a personal trainer to enhance his therapeutic techniques with patients, providing them with a more comprehensive treatment plan. He also has extensive experience in treating athletes with sports-specific injuries.

Jean earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy from Florida A&M University and speaks English, French-Creole and Spanish.

 

Hector Gutierrez is under the direction of Jean Pradel and is a Physical Therapy Assistant

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Services

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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