Shari Cummins underwent a left knee replacement. With using two different rehab facilities before choosing KORT for her home and outpatient physical therapy, she was able to fully experience distinguished care provided by…
Donna Brock came to KORT Hamburg suffering from debilitating back pain and severe arthritis. Physical Therapist Rob Swayze took the time to investigate and correct all the issues contributing to her pain by implementing Dry…
Frank Dupont and his wife Carol ran into some unforeseen circumstances after Frank's third back surgery. He was sent home with a foley catheter which was foreign to both of them. Their KORT home health nurse Kaitlin Malone…
KORT Georgetown physical therapist Chad Thompson, PT, DPT, OCS & his KORT Team helped patient Barry ? learn how to walk again after a horrific automobile accident.
Barry explains how his customized treatment plan of…
During a game against Madison Southern, Anderson County High School Senior Cody Carey was going to make a tackle when his brother Chase got in the way. Cody's arm became tangled in the pile where Cody felt a pop and lost…
KORT Bryan Station patient, Thelma Floyd, was diagnosed with beast cancer in September of 2015. She had recently been a patient for shoulder pain after experiencing a fall & was extremely pleased with the care &…
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A persistent sense of tiredness interfering with daily life that is the most common long term side effect of treatment. Your fatigue may make the idea of getting up and moving feel very difficult, but research has shown that those who exercised routinely had 40% to 50% less fatigue and significantly decreased their risk of cancer recurrence.
Radiation therapy causes inflammation and altered tissue remodeling that can cause scar tissue, decreased flexibility, and muscle weakness during the months and years following radiation. Your physical therapist will use skilled manual therapy techniques and provide an effective strengthening and stretching program to treat these side effects.
Lymphedema i debilitating condition characterized by progressive swelling. Lymphedema occurs when the lymphatic system has been impaired and can result from cancer treatment, congenital defects, trauma or surgery. Lymphedema can also occur after years of damaging swelling from conditions like venous insufficiency and obesity that eventually can impair the lymphatic system. In addition to difficulties with daily functioning, high levels of protein-rich fluid triggers chronic inflammation, fibrosis and a high risk of infection. The good news is that lymphedema can be effectively managed and treated with physical therapy by providing a massage technique called Manual Lymphatic Drainage, skilled compression bandaging, movement and skin care. KORT has multiple therapists certified to treat lymphedema including:
Cancer Rehab is offered at the following locations:
708 Westport Rd.
703 East Main St.
49 Bonnie Blvd.