Advanced Physical Therapy Center offers an Advanced Spine and Neck Program which uses the latest techniques in core strengthening and SI joint strengthening. We have over 20 years of success and thousands of happy patients!
In fact, Blue Care Network of Michigan named Advanced Physical Therapy Center as a Low Back Pain Center of Excellence. According to BCN, the Center of Excellence designation tells members and physicians that APTC has the infrastructure and processes to deliver effective outcomes with fewer complications. BCN has rigorous quality criteria standards, and since 2006, we have maintained the high level of care needed for the award.
Inclusion Criteria: A patient who is suffering from subacute back pain without radicular symptoms.
Week One The patient’s symptoms of pain managed.
Week Two The patient is independent in a stretching program and begins core exercises.
Week Three The patient is independent in a mild lumbar strengthening program without exacerbation of symptoms.
Week Four The patient is independent in a mild lumbar strengthening program without exacerbation of symptoms.
Week Five The patient is able to combine aerobic and strengthening programs without symptoms prior to discharge from physical therapy.
After your initial prescription for physical therapy is completed, your physician and physical therapist will decide if you need to continue physical therapy or if you will be discharged to a home exercise program.
This information is provided as a learning resource for the benefit of our patients. It is NOT INTENDED to replace personal consultation with your medical professionals.