Sharon came to KORT Bryan Station Hand Center because she was having hand pain and had lost a lot of the functional use of her hands due to her arthritis diagnosis. She thought she had run out of options and would just have…
Alice Sloan arrived for her visit of PT after riding in the back of their van, laying on a pallet because she could not tolerate being seated for more than a few moments. Her evaluation was conducted while she was laying…
Sylvia Straub knows a lot about physical therapy – she has had two knee replacements. Her first knee replacement did not go very well and by the time she got to KORT Crestwood Physical Therapy for outpatient therapy she was…
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…
Kroger MidSouth Division and KORT worked together to implement a new employee wellness program called Living Life Safe and Well. Since its introduction last October, this new program has cut down on job-related employee…
Jennie Bowman celebrates her 1-year anniversary participating in the KORT POWR Program having lost 106 pounds in the past year. Jennie feels better, has more confidence, and says that if you unsuccessfully tried to lose…
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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.