Physical Therapy

Our Physical Therapists are vital members of the multidisciplinary health care team. Once referred each patient will receive a thorough assessment of their impairment and your physical therapist will plan a treatment regime suited to your individual problem and begin working to restore flexibility and ease discomfort.

Our therapists have worked with patients of all ages and activity levels from children to senior citizens, college or professional athletes to homemakers. Part of our therapy team is an athletic trainer has spent 20 years returning baseball and softball athletes to action. The constant in all of these programs is how the therapist at South Bend Orthopaedics will involve you in your care, teaching you to be, in a way your own therapist. Our goal is to restore function and return our patients to an active lifestyle within a safe, appropriate time frame.

We provide the following evaluative and treatment options:


  • Range of Motion
  • Edema Control
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Manual Therapy
  • Graston™ Technique
  • Neuromuscular Re-education
  • Scar Management
  • Wound Care

Exercise Programs

  • General Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Gait Training
  • Strengthening and Conditioning
  • Home Exercise
  • Posture and Body Mechanics Training
  • Pre-operative Exercises
  • Sports Medicine

Treatment Modalities

  • Ultrasound
  • Cervical and Lumbar Traction
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Strengthening