Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
If you are experiencing pain, balance or mobility problems, especially if they are limiting activities that you enjoy or things you do daily, you may want to consider talking to your healthcare provider about therapy.
Services at Lake Erie Sports Medicine are comprehensive in nature and include treatment of:
- Acute & Chronic Pain
- Back Pain
- Decreased Ability to Safely Perform
- Diabetic Neuropathy
- Leg - Ankle - Foot Pain and/or Numbness
- Dizziness/Balance Disorders
- Walking Limitations
- Hand Injuries
- Joint Mobility Limitations
- Orthopedic Problems
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Sports Injuries
- Total Joint Replacement
- Work Related Injuries
Therapy treatments include:
- Physical Therapy focuses primarily on helping patients move their body
- Occupational Therapy focuses primarily on helping patients to perform activities of daily living
- Speech Therapy focuses on speech, swallowing and communication issues
- Hand Therapy focuses on hand or upper extremity injuries or conditions, as well as post surgery healing
- Aquatic Therapy is a pool-based program using warm water to help people with painful or arthritic conditions move
- Dry Needling is a therapy technique that uses very small needles to decrease pain and muscle guarding/tightness
- Parkinson’s Big & Loud is a program for individuals with Parkinson’s to improve voice and body function
- Sports Medicine and Athletic Training specialize in the prevention, management, and recovery of injured athletes
- Functional capacity evaluations look at an individual’s health status, and body functions compared to the demands of their job and the work environment
- Complete decongestive therapy (CDT) is a noninvasive treatment for lymphedema including manual lymphatic drainage, compression, exercise and skin care
- Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based program to improve balance and reduce problems related to dizziness
- A video fluoroscopic swallowing exam (VFSS) is noninvasive and uses fluoroscopy to help identify the thicknesses of liquid and food that a person can most safely eat
- Kinesiology Taping is a therapeutic taping technique using an elastic cotton material to alleviate pain, facilitate lymphatic drainage and promote neuromuscular awareness and movement.
- Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) uses handheld instruments to break down scar tissue and relieve tension and tightness in connective tissue.
The first step of treatment is typically an evaluation with a therapist to discuss your goals and to assess your current level of pain, mobility, range of motion, flexibility and any other health issues you might be dealing with. Then you and your therapist can come up with a treatment plan and a schedule of how often you will come to therapy.
If you would like more information about these services, please contact Magruder Lake Erie Sportsmedicine and Rehab at 419-734-3131 ext. 3475.
Sports Physicals are available through Magruder’s Urgent Care
Directions to Lake Erie Sports Medicine
Please park toward the rear of the south parking lot and use the Outpatient Registration/Lake Erie Sportsmedicine entrance. If this is your first visit, please register with Outpatient Registration. For all future appointments, please come through the lobby, passing the Volunteer Desk, come up the ramp and turn right into Lake Erie Sports Medicine.