We provide a comprehensive PT/OT evaluation of strength, range of motion, and flexibility of postural impairments. We take into consideration the home environment, wheelchair access to transportation, activities of daily life, access to recreation/sport, and vocational needs. All of these areas are assessed to recommend the most appropriate mobility device(s) for you, as our client. We will work closely as a team with you, your referring physician, your community therapists, your insurance, and durable medical equipment supplier to best meet your needs. Findings and recommendations are compiled into a detailed report to the client’s insurance company and vendor.
Mobility skills training optimizes function and independence in multiple environments. We have a variety of obstacles frequently encountered in a person’s typical environment. These include: ramps—various inclines, multiple height curbs, stairs, potholes, gravel/uneven terrain, thresholds, and side slopes. Whether you want to work on skills in your wheelchair, your walker, your cane or crutches; we have multiple obstacles you can tackle to increase your independence.
Empire addresses community mobility and work towards independence with escalators, public transportation, and various other activities of daily living.
Let us evaluate and problem solve with you, your current techniques and overall strength and mobility, with functional transfers. From Car transfers to office chair transfers, sport chair transfers to exercise equipment, and from bed to floor and back again. We will work with you to improve your level of independence, as well as speed and energy conservation.
At Empire we evaluate and problem solve current level of activities of daily living, both in the clinic and/or in the home to provide recommendations for equipment, as well as mobility and strengthening exercises to improve your level of independence.
We provide a comprehensive PT/OT evaluation of strength, range of motion, and flexibility of postural impairments, in order to provide an individualized strengthening and range of motion program. We will address efficiency of mobility, whether it is wheelchair propulsion, or ambulation with a mobility device. Our goal is to assist in not only preventing injury, but increasing overall strength and endurance to promote more community engagement.
--Consultation regarding Exercise/Recreational and/or competitive sports equipment