Hamilton: Hamilton, NJ
I came to NovaCare after tearing a ligament in my thumb. At the beginning of my therapy, I was feeling very sad as my injury left me unable to play the violin and piano. As a professional musician for the past 30 years,…
West Chester: West Chester, PA
Experiencing extreme pain, frustration and sleep deprivation following rotator-cuff surgery, I was not only feeling overwhelmed and defeated, but also having serious doubts whether I would ever achieve a full recovery.…
NovaCare Rehabilitation: Austintown, OH
“I was a patient of NovaCare Rehabilitation in Austintown, OH. It's been about nine months now since my hip arthroscopy and I again just wanted to thank the Austintown team for all of your help and…
We work hard to create a positive clinical and customer service experience for our patients. To help our patients reach their recovery goals, in a safe and compassionate environment, our experienced therapists develop an individualized plan of care. Each plan is designed to get back to activity, back to work, and most importantly, back to life.
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Matt Shedlock, MS, PT, COMT recently worked with host Pittsburgh Ultimate to provide an educational seminar entitled Training to Prevent Common Ultimate Frisbee Injuries. High school coaches from around the Pittsburgh area had the opportunity to learn how to safely train their athletes to prevent the most common injuries to Ultimate athletes - ankle sprains, knee/ACL sprains, patellofemoral pain and shoulder injuries. If you have any quesions about Ultimate injuries and want to take advantage of Matt's decade of experience working with Ultimate athletes, email him at MShedlock@HQ.NovaCare.com, or call his office in Oakland at 412-622-7522.
Congratulations to Dave Friedman who placed 2nd at the main event of this years Steel City Showdown as a member of the NovaCare Cycling Team. This was a great accomplishment for Dave and his teammates who helped guide him to the podium. Also due a pat on the back are the members of the Cat 4/5 team who worked hard to earn a victory for new member Matt Brady. For full results of this years event, please visit the team site at http://www.jmaccyclingllc.com/.
NovaCare Rehabilitation is proud to be the Preferred Provider for Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Services for Pittsburgh Ultimate. Pittsburgh Ultimate is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that oversees all of the youth and adult Ultimate Frisbee teams, leagues, and tournaments in the Greater Pittsburgh area. To learn more about Ultimate Frisbee, or to join a league, check out their home page at www.pittsburgh-ultimate.org.
Recently, five of our Western PA therapists underwent certification in the Select Medical Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE). An FCE is a test that determines a person's ability to safely perform an array of work-related tasks such as lifting, walking, carrying, climbing and sitting. FCEs are commonly used by physicians and employers to determine if a person is able to safely perform the daily tasks required by his or her job description. With 14 local FCE testers, call one of our locations today to see if our FCE services can help you and your company.
Congratulations to our new FCE testers:
Advances in the past decade have opened the medical communty's eyes to the importance of proper diagnosis and treatment of concussions. We no longer view a concussion as an event where someone is "knocked out". We now know that concussions can occur from any blow to the head, or from any quick, forceful movements to the head and neck, such as whiplash. Many people experience no change in consciousness during a concussive event. Symptoms of a concussion can include:
If you feel you may be experiencing any of these symptoms due to a concussion, contact one of our clinics today to learn how we can help you.
Today, America's employers are very much at risk - paying nearly one billion dollars per week in workers' compensation costs. Through the WorkStrategies® Program, our main objectives are to: reduce the frequency and severity of injuries; achieve higher levels of employee functionality; and reduce the employer's TOTAL workers' compensation costs and lost work time.
We partner with employers, case managers, claim managers, TPAs, and insurance companies to provide innovative an cost-effective SOLUTIONS for the prevention and treatment of work-related injuries.
The WorkStrategies® Program offers the following services: