Navigation Links
KORT Physical Therapy Expands Services to Include In-Home Physical Therapy
Date:12/29/2012

Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) December 29, 2012

Recently, KORT expanded its services to include short-term, home-based physical therapy, both prior to and following orthopedic surgery when skilled nursing is not needed.

“This program allows us to better serve our patient population and provides that necessary transition between the hospital and out-patient physical therapy. Patients usually only need 2-3 home visits before they are ready to continue their treatment in one of our convenient clinic settings. It’s this continuum of care that translates into better outcomes and fewer overall visits for our patients,” said KORT President Jason Chambers.

The Outreach program includes:

  •     pre-operative consultation and education to help patients prepare for orthopedic surgery
  •     post-operative expert physical therapy for total joint replacement and other orthopedic procedures

According to KORT Rehab at Home and Outreach Services Executive Director Shauneen Bouthilette, RN, MSN, patients are encouraged to schedule prior to their surgery and meet with a physical therapist where they will be given exercises to help strengthen their muscles and joints, and learn what will be required following their surgery.

“These pre-surgery visits will help us educate our patients so they are in better shape prior to surgery and know what to expect during the recovery process. Research has shown that this type of preparation before and care following orthopedic surgery allows for fewer physical therapy visits and better overall outcomes for patients,” said Bouthilette.

KORT is offering these services in Jefferson, Oldham, Bullitt, Nelson, Washington , Marion and Taylor counties in Kentucky, and in the cities of Elizabethtown (Hardin County) and Brandenburg (Meade County) Kentucky. For more information, call 855-315-5095 or visit http://www.kort.com. All insurances are accepted.

Most health insurance plans now allow patients to seek physical therapy treatment directly without a physician referral.

Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT) has been serving the communities of Kentucky and Southern Indiana for over 25 years, providing clinical excellence and customer service in outpatient physical and occupational therapy. KORT clinicians work one-on-one with patients to regain strength, increase flexibility, improve mobility, and reduce pain without drugs or surgery. Licensed athletic trainers provide sports medicine to over 30 high schools and colleges. The KORT team is committed to improving the lives of patients daily. Locally managed and operated, KORT has nearly 40 clinics specializing in orthopedics, sports and industrial medicine, with more board-certified specialists than any other physical therapy provider in Kentucky. For more information visit http://www.kort.com.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/kortphysicaltherapy/in-homephysicaltherapy/prweb10275370.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Depression, Anxiety Tied to Physical Disabilities in Seniors
2. Mental Illness Tied to Higher Rates of Physical Problems: Report
3. Physical activity linked to reduced mortality in breast and colon cancer patients
4. Physical Education Is Good for Kids Grades, Study Finds
5. KORT Physical Therapist Says Shoulder Pain Shouldn’t Be Ignored
6. Exercise, even mild physical activity, may reduce breast cancer risk
7. International symposium on veterinary rehabilitation and physical therapy to be held in Vienna
8. Sleep deprivation effect on the immune system mirrors physical stress
9. Analysis of KRYSTEXXA phase III data demonstrates improved health-related quality of life and physical function in refractory chronic gout patients
10. Poor Sleep Affects Immune System Much Like Physical Stress
11. Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, PLLC Announces the Opening of their New Physical Therapy Location at its Hopewell Junction Office
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... ... Seamild, the largest manufacturer of oats in China, is now aiming at global business ... recognized globally as one of the healthiest cereals, XieQingkui, the founder of Seamild, strongly ... to sow the seed of good karma. Buddhism spirit featuring benevolence and sacrifice are ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... ... Relations, Dianne Travis-Teague, the electrifying line-up of events for its annual meeting “Coming ... friends, and community. “Coming Home 2017” will be held on Friday January ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... Santa Rosa Orthopaedics ... Petaluma, located at 167 Lynch Creek Way. The Petaluma office features three comfortable ... and rehabilitation services and on-site x-ray services. Two multi-specialist orthopaedic surgeons ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... January 21, 2017 , ... ... performed by Austin, Texas Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw in media for its creos™ ... features two surgeries performed by Dr. Holtzclaw in which he utilizes creos™ allo.gain™ ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... A new partnership between Goodwill® and Roadie, ... use or need, from clothes to couches to dressers and bicycles. Roadie — the ... to the nearest Goodwill donation center through February 28th. , “January is an ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/20/2017)... , Jan 20, 2017 Research and ... Aids Market (by Devices, Implant Types, OTC Amplifiers, Diagnostic Instruments), ... to their offering. ... Global Hearing Aids Market Sales Volume, Company Analysis ... fast-evolving, high-growth hearing aid industry. The growing prevalence ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... 20, 2017 Stock-Callers.com today evaluates the ... SGYP ), Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE: NVO ), ... Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PTX ). These stocks ... 19 th , 2017, finishing near its session lows. As ... over 0.7%, while shares of health care companies in the ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... BUFFALO, N.Y. , Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... health programs, has announced the launch of an ... to new guidelines on opioids and helps stem ... Opioids are often prescribed to treat chronic non-cancer ... disease) despite serious risks and lack of evidence ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: