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Physical Therapy

Our Physical Therapy (PT) team works with you to restore function and mobility, decrease pain and maximize independence after an injury or illness. We are highly-trained and licensed physical therapists and assistants, providing you with high-quality rehabilitative care.

Lowell General Hospital’s physical therapists treat patients of all ages, from newborns to seniors. We also have specialized physical therapy services that focus on treating women’s health issues, including treatment of pelvic pain, dysfunctions of the pelvic floor, urinary incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse.

Conditions Treated

We provide tailored services for a range of conditions including:

  • Amputations
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular/Pulmonary dysfunction
  • Fractures
  • Gait/balance disorders
  • Infant torticollis
  • Joint replacements or surgery
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle or joint sprains or strains
  • Neurological conditions
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Stroke or head injury
  • Sports Injuries
  • Work related injuries
  • Women's Health Physical Therapy

A physician's order is required for all physical therapy treatment.

Location:
Circle Health Village Square
43 Village Square
Chelmsford, MA 01824

Hours:
Monday-Thursday 7:00am-8:00pm
Friday 7:00am-4:30pm

Phone:
To make an appointment, please call us at 978-937-6232.

Inpatient Physical Therapy

Inpatient physical therapy services are typically provided at bedside or on the unit. Some of the things we may work with you on are making certain you can get in and out of bed and climb stairs.

We help you achieve your highest level of functional independence prior to discharge home. When appropriate, we recommend home services or facilitate transfer to a rehabilitation setting or nursing home.

What to Expect

Assessment

Your care begins with an in-depth assessment of your condition. Your licensed physical therapist works with you to develop a customized treatment program to achieve meaningful, practical and sustained changes in your functional mobility.

Treatment Program

We offer skilled physical therapy interventions including:

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Functional training - mobility skills required for independence in every day living, May include the use of crutches, canes, walkers, wheelchairs, and orthotic/prosthetic devices as needed
  • Education to help you understand your condition, your treatment and how to care for yourself
  • Prescription and application of devices and equipment to aid or support you
  • Additional interventions to improve motion, promote healing and reduce pain may be used, such as:
    • Manual therapy
    • Electrotherapy
    • Ultrasound
    • Heat and cold modalities
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Traction
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