Physical therapy at resident care facilities greatly helps patients improve strength, mobility, and quality of life.
Patients struggling with conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis, or a recent stroke benefit greatly from physical therapy
Physical Therapy Supplies
Providing the right equipment on-site makes physical therapy a daily part of resident care.
Heat & Cold Therapy
Topical gels, heat packs, and cold packs can help relieve muscle pain and promote healing. Pain-relieving gels deliver
targeted cryotherapy to muscles and joints sore from injury or arthritis.
Heat packs and
cold packs should be readily available during any session and stored in hydrocollators or chilling units for peak
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Mats & Balance Exercisers
When working with residents to improve flexibility and mobility, you need to have the right
balance equipment. Look for mats that are thick, skid-resistant, and antimicrobial. In a resident care setting,
patients will be sharing exercise and therapy equipment. It's essential that mats,
balance balls, and
balance discs do not absorb the sweat and odors generated during a therapy session.
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Available in progressive resistance levels,
physical therapy bands and tubing, such as those from
TheraBand are commonly used for muscle and joint rehabilitation exercises, as well as for general conditioning.
The bands can be stretched and relaxed smoothly, helping with range of motion exercises that are safe for patients.
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