Rainier Family Medical PT is committed to delivering the finest, most personalized, and effective physical therapy services available in the South Sound region in their professional facilities in Puyallup, WA. Their goal is to improve the quality of life for every patient through comprehensive physical therapy treatments using the latest technologies. They have a team of highly trained, skilled, and compassionate physical therapists that work together to ensure that each patient receives the very best in physical therapy care. They provide the most comprehensive services for people who suffer from a wide variety of conditions, including orthopedic, neurological and pulmonary rehabilitation, sports injuries, back injuries, aging issues, and spinal cord injuries.
Rainier Family, PT offers both office-based and onsite physical therapy treatments. The office-based treatments offer one-on-one consultations with a physical therapist to discuss their patient’s needs, as well as physical therapy assessments and rehabilitation exercises to help patients return to their normal activities. If a patient is unable to come in to see a PT office-based therapist during regular business hours, they can call in to speak with a PT occupational therapist to schedule a session.
Onsite physical therapy treatments are offered by PT occupational therapists and are focused on helping patients to perform the tasks that they use on a daily basis. Some physical therapy treatments are focused on exercise and fitness, while others focus on muscle and joint rehabilitation. Patients can be accommodated in either type of treatment or can be seen at a PT occupational therapist’s office and then transferred to an onsite physical therapy treatment center.
Physical therapy is a process of correcting imbalances in the body and helps patients learn to use muscles and joints correctly. PT’s focus is on the function of the body, allowing for a patient to feel as if they are functioning as a whole unit.
The PTA, Physical Therapy Association, is the governing body of PT in the state of Washington. The PT Board of Directors provides oversight and promotes the standards of PT. They offer education and support to PT practitioners, Family Physical Therapy facilities, parents and families, and health care providers in addition to being an advocate for physical therapy and its need to promote a healthy society.
The PTA also has chapters in all major cities and regions, as well as local PT associations. PTAs are licensed by the State Health Department to practice physical therapy.