We here at Physical Therapy Now Lake Worth help our patients get their health and life back. We treat Car Accident Injuries, Pre-Surgical & Post-Surgical rehabilitation to every day maintenance programs for the everyday individual and Athletes. Providing care to all Floridians and athletes of all ages and skill levels. Our professional staff handles injuries of all types. Our doctors are among the nation’s finest and are trained to provide the latest techniques in the rehabilitation industry. We invite you to our facility located in the Lake Worth area. When it comes to your health, you shouldn’t settle for anything less than the best. Come and find out why Physical Therapy Now Lake Worth has rapidly become the community preferred Physical Therapy Facility.
James Shoenfelt is a licensed Physical therapist with 20 years of experience in a variety of settings, including outpatient, inpatient and home care. James has treated adults, older adults, and adolescents in a variety of orthopedic, neurological and post-operative conditions. James earned his Master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida after graduating from Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, PA with a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Physical Education.
Andrew Evans is a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with 8 years of experience in various settings, including Out Patient, Aquatic Rehab, Home Care, and Orthopedic clinics. Andrew has treated a wide variety of patients, ranging from young athletes to older adults in both pre and post-operative cases, as well as general weakness and neurological impairments. He always works to provide a comprehensive treatment plan that helps regain muscle strength, flexibility, and function. Andrew earned his Associate of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from South University in Royal Palm Beach, Florida.
Here at Physical Therapy NOW in Lake Worth, we see patients with a wide range of needs. Patients have injuries to their joints, nerves, and muscles, while some need pre or post-surgery therapy, or perhaps they’re looking for pain relief from back pain, arthritis, or for another reason. All patients are treated and evaluated by a team of professional and certified physical therapists. Your therapist will help restore and/or improve mobility so you can heal in a safe, comfortable environment with qualified professionals.
Occupational therapy is a form of treatment – both for physical and mental illness — that encourages rehab through the use of activities used in day-to-day life.
A therapeutic massage describes any massage modality that aids in reducing or relieving pain, reducing stress, and helps a specific problem. The primary goal of therapeutic massage is to helps to relieve any physical discomfort and pain.
A sports massage is a type of bodywork aimed towards those who participate in athletics or sports. It helps prevent injuries, prepares the body for the activity, and helps maintain optimal condition. Sports massage also helps athletes recover from sports, workouts, and injuries.
Pain control and pain management draws on disciplines in science and alternative healing. It is used in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of pain. There are various pain control and management methods, including various physical therapies, massage and acupuncture.
Holistic and alternative medicines are a form of healing that takes the whole person – including body, mind, spirit, and emotions – into consideration. It aims to help your body find optimal health and wellness and differs from traditional medicinal treatments.
Electrical stimulation uses electrical pulses that mimic the actions of signals coming from neurons. These currents will target muscles or nerves. It can be used to target muscles as a means of muscle recovery.
Ultrasound therapy uses mechanical vibrations from high-frequency sound waves on the skin and soft tissue. It is used to relieve pain and promote tissue healing.
Whiplash is an injury that can be caused by a sudden severe jerk to the head. It typically occurs as the result of a car accident, sports, or in slip and fall accidents.
Car accident injuries are injuries to the body that occur due to a motor vehicle crash. They can vary in severity, pain, and treatments.
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. It can also be caused by a hit to the body that forces the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth.
Neck pain is a result of many different disorders of any of the structures of the neck. These structures include the cervical vertebrae and intervertebral discs, muscles, trachea, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, nerves, blood vessels, and esophagus.
Many factors can cause knee pain. The most common causes are aging, injury, repeated stress. Some common issues include sprained and/or strained ligaments, cartilage tears, tendonitis, and arthritis.
Many factors can cause back pain. It can result from problems in the muscles, ligaments, tendons, discs, and bones. Strains, various medical conditions, and poor posture can all contribute to back pain.
An array of issues can cause shoulder pain. It could come from the joint itself or from the surrounding muscles, ligaments, or tendons. Conditions affecting your chest and abdomen – like heart disease – can also cause shoulder pain.
Hip pain is another area where the causes can come from various issues. Hip pain can be felt in the joint, pain on the inside of the hip near the groin, and outside the hip near the upper thigh and outer buttock.
Workers’ compensation is a type of business insurance that will benefit employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. It helps pay for medical care, including physical therapy.
A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced. It prevents the brain tissue from getting needed oxygen and nutrients.
Balance is the body’s ability to distribute weight evenly so that you stay upright and steady. It is also the ability to control your body’s position whether you are stationary or moving. Many issues can cause your balance to suffer.
Chronic pain is ongoing pain that lasts longer than six months. It can continue after an injury or illness or healed or has gone away.
Vertigo is a sensation of whirling and loss of balance. It can be caused when looking down from heights or by diseases affecting the vestibular nerve.
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