Diseases, trauma, or injury involving the brain, spine, and/or nerves may result in weakness, balance problems, stiffness, pain, dizziness, and/or lack of coordination. All of these problems may impact walking, contribute to falls, impair movement, and limit an individuals’ ability to complete activities at home, work, and within the community.
USC Physical Therapy Associates specializes in treating patients with neurologic disorders with the ultimate goal to improve their quality of life. In addition to completing a thorough evaluation, our physical therapists actively involve the patient in the development and progression of their customized physical therapy program.
Some elements of the evaluation may include: • Movement analysis • Balance assessment • Fall risk assessments • Gait evaluation • Postural analysis • Equipment and/or wheelchair evaluation Treatment is focused on recovery, exploring strategies to optimize movement, and to prevent future problems that may impact overall health and wellness.
USC Physical Therapy Associates offers physical therapy services for individuals with the following neurological conditions and disorders:
• Stroke • Parkinson’s Disease/Parkinsonism • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) • Peripheral and central vestibular disorders • Brain injury • Neuropathies • Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) • Spinal cord injury • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) • Dystonia • Pain • Headaches
The physical therapists who specialize in treatment for neurological disorders offer the highest level of care by incorporating current best practices with current literature and clinical expertise to provide customized care for each patient.
Outpatient physical therapy is offered for neurological disorders at the following location:
1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 155Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006
Phone: (323) 442-2900 Fax: (323) 442-1515