Physical Therapy

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The physical therapy department specializes in evaluating and treating problems related to mobility, strength, coordination, balance, flexibility, pain and developmental concerns.

Phone. 937-641-3070
Fax. 937-641-5396

Medical Director: Eileen Kasten, MD

Director: Terry Wiegel, MS, CCC-SLP

Manager: Janet Squiers, PT

Diagnoses or Conditions Treated

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida
  • Head and spinal cord injury
  • Diabetes
  • Down syndrome
  • Developmental delay
  • Prematurity
  • Arthritis
  • Burns
  • Orthopedic injuries in children less than 13 years of age
  • Genetic disorders
  • Cancer
  • Torticollis

Services Available

  • Wheelchair seating/positioning
  • Equipment needs
  • Family teaching
  • Jobst (pressure) garment fittings
  • Adaptive equipment clinic
    • Children are evaluated for wheeled mobility/equipment needs by OT and/or PT and an equipment vendor. Referral: The program requires a prescription from the child's physician stating "Evaluate for equipment needs."
  • Sensory integration
    • The purpose of this treatment is to improve the child's ability to process and integrate sensory information from the vestibular, proprioceptive and tactile receptors.

Resources 

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Referral Process

Phone: 937-641-4000
Fax: 937-641-4500
Online

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Schedule of services and locations

Locations

 

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