Physical Therapy

Reboot Physical Therapy

Priyanka Pandya, MS, PT

Physical Therapy located in Ramsey, NJ

If you suffer from a sports injury, chronic pain, or any type of orthopedic condition, physical therapy can help. Priyanka Pandya, MS, PT creates customized physical therapy programs for patients of all ages at Reboot Physical Therapy in Ramsey, New Jersey. To learn how your body can benefit from physical therapy, call or book an appointment online today.

Physical Therapy Q & A

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy is a specialized field of health care that focuses on musculoskeletal problems. Priyanka Pandya is a licensed physical therapist who evaluates and treats conditions that cause pain and limit your functional mobility. 

The goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain and restore function. After carefully assessing your condition, Priyanka creates an individualized treatment plan to help you regain as much functional mobility and independence as possible.  

Why would I need physical therapy?

People receive physical therapy for many reasons. If you have an injury or medical condition that causes pain, physical impairment, or limited movement, physical therapy can help. Some common conditions Priyanka treats at Reboot Physical Therapy include:

  • Sprains and muscle strains
  • Sports injuries
  • Motor vehicle injuries, such as whiplash
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Hip and knee pain
  • Back and neck pain
  • Shoulder pain, including rotator cuff tears
  • Elbow and wrist problems like tennis elbow
  • Hand problems, such as carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Joint pain from arthritis
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Pulmonary (lung) disease
  • Stroke

Physical therapy can also help you prepare for or recover from a surgical procedure, including heart surgery. 

What does physical therapy treatment involve?

Your first visit to Reboot Physical Therapy involves a thorough evaluation with Priyanka. She asks you to describe your illness or injury and assesses your overall physical condition. She may also measure certain aspects of your physical functioning, such as:

  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Balance
  • Range of motion
  • Joint mobility
  • Nerve (neurological) function
  • Heart (cardiac) function
  • Pulmonary (lung) function

Then, Priyanka creates a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs. This includes the number of visits necessary for you to reach your treatment goals, based on the type and severity of your condition.

Almost all physical therapy treatments include stretching and strengthening exercises as well as education on how to prevent future injuries. Depending on your needs, your physical therapy treatment may also include:

  • Cupping
  • Hot and cold packs
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Kinesio taping
  • Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization

Priyanka also provides you with an exercise program to perform at home for continued improvement after you finish your in-office treatment. 

To discover the benefits of physical therapy, call Reboot Physical Therapy or book an appointment online today.