Catz Physical Therapy Institute will get you back to your favorite activities after you’ve had orthopedic surgery for a shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee or ankle injury.
Total Joint Replacement
Whether you’ve had a hip, knee or shoulder replacement due to arthritis or injury, Catz Physical Therapy Institute can help you recover safely and quickly so you can be active again.
At CATZ Physical Therapy Institute in Pasadena ,Yorba Linda, California, Austin, TX and Needham, MA you’ll find hands-on therapy, intensive patient education and effective treatments for many types of pain and dysfunction. Our extensive work with professional athletes has given us vast experience. Our physical therapy experts will teach you how to prevent future problems, and we’ve achieved exceptional results with all kinds of sports injuries. We also offer a variety of fitness and sports enhancement/training programs, including customized golf enhancement, weight loss, sport-specific training and a wide variety of strengthening/flexibility programs for youth and competitive athletes.
Our physical therapists are experts in treating work-related injuries. These may include carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive-stress or overuse problems, back and neck pain or shoulder and knee pain. If it falls under Workers’ Compensation coverage, we can treat it and get the injured worker back on the job sooner and stronger than ever.
Patients with Lymphedema at CATZ Physical Therapy Institute are treated with Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT). CDT consists of manual lymph drainage, multi-layer compression bandaging, remedial exercise, skin/nail care and self care instruction. Custom or off-the-shelf garment fitting is also available when needed. All CDT is performed by a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT), certified through the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy. Each treatment session lasts approximately 60 to 75 minutes.
BIG Training – Early Stage Parkinson’s Exercise Program
The BIG program is used to improve major motor skills to improve things like walking, limb movement and balance. Data documents that Training BIG results in improvements in amplitude (trunk rotation/gait), speed (upper/lower limbs), balance, and quality of life. The protocol was developed specifically to address the unique movement impairments for people with Parkinson’s. The protocol is both intensive and complex, with many repetitions of core movements that are used in daily living.