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Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy

/Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy 2017-10-28T06:25:16+00:00

Colorado Orthopedic Consultants understands the importance of Physical and Occupational Therapy and the vital role they play during the rehabilitation process.

Arapahoe Sports Medicine

Physical and Occupational Therapists are rehabilitation professionals who evaluate and treat individuals of all ages who have medical or surgical problems or illness or injuries that limit their functional activities.

Physical and Occupational Therapists will commonly use exercise, manual therapy, mechanical devices, physical agents that may include heat, cold, electricity, soundwaves…to help the patient regain function.

Colorado Orthopedic Consultants also have Certified Hand Therapists (CHT) on staff.

A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is an Occupational or Physical Therapist who, through advanced study and experience, specializes in treating individuals with conditions affecting the hand, wrist forearm, elbow and shoulder girdle.

Certified Hand Therapist’s are expert in:

  • Management of open or sutured wounds
  • Control of hypertrophic or hypersensitive scars
  • Reduction of swelling
  • Management of pain
  • Sensory re-education after nerve injury
  • Splint fabrication for prevention or corrections of injury
  • Conditioning prior to return to work

 

Arapahoe Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Aurora Location:

Jaimeni “Jai” White, DPT
Physical Therapist

Bachelor of Arts, Integrated Physiology, University of Colorado, 2010
Doctor of Physical Therapy, A.T. Still University, Arizona, 2014

Alyson Furr, DPT, CSCS
Physical Therapist

Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, Union College, Nebraska, 2005
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University, California 2009
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, 2010

Susan Gentile, OTR, CHT
Occupational Therapist

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, Wayne State University, Michigan, 1982
Certified Hand Therapist, 1991

Arapahoe Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Englewood Location:

Benjamin Gaylord, DPT
Physical Therapist

Bachelor of Science, Health and Exercise Science with emphasis in Sports Medicine
Colorado State University, Colorado, 2008
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Creighton University, Nebraska, 2015