UMPT Neurological & Mobility Impairments

Physical therapy services provided to adults of all ages and are based on the most recent evidence available to insure the delivery of the highest quality care for individuals with neurological impairments, chronic disease, and impairments in functional mobility.  Sue Ostertag and Jaclyn Carson have specialized training and a combined 60+ years of experience working with individuals with neurologic and mobility impairments. Both are LSVT BIG certified for work with individuals living with Parkinson's Disease. Sue Ostertag is an APTA Board Certified specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy.

Services offered by our Neurologic Therapists include rehabilitation for such diagnoses as:

  • Stroke
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Transverse Myelitis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Cerebral Palsy (adults)
  • Chronic cardiac conditions and other complex medical conditions
  • Impairments in walking ability
  • Balance disorders
  • Falls
  • Degenerative arthritis or joint disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Compression fractures
  • Post surgical conditions such as total knee or hip surgery, spine surgery
  • Neuropathy

Specialized equipment that is available include:

  • Functional electrical stimulation for arms, legs, or trunk muscles
    • Bioness H200
    • Bioness L300 Plus
    • RTI Cycle
  • Body weight support system
    • Pneuweight
  • Anodyne Infrared Treatment