|Our experienced physical therapists and certified athletic trainers take a personable approach to managing your progress. With excellent credentials, they work closely with physicians and surgeons to create individualized programs to safely and quickly allow our patients to achieve their highest functioning levels. Treatments are exercise-oriented,|
with most patients receiving personalized at-home programs to accelerate their recovery. To make your visit as comfortable and hassle free as possible, physical therapists can often meet with patients on the same day as their appointment with their physician.
The McKenzie Method
Leading Providers of the McKenzie Method accepted world wide, the McKenzie Method is a non-invasive, revolutionary new way to treat back and neck pain. The McKenzie Method utilizes a treatment approach for back and neck pain emphasizing self treatment and patient education for prevention, intervention, and life-long pain management skills. Our certified McKenzie Method physical therapists work with our patients to not only eliminate back and neck pain, but to prevent the pain from occurring in the future.
You'll learn exercises that will combat the pain quickly, even if it returns. One study reported recovery for 85-90 percent of patients in an average of 6.6 visits. Another reported a 97 percent success rate. But why take someone else's word for it?
Four out of 44 certified McKenzie Method physical therapists in the state of Georgia are at Forsyth Street Orthopaedics, making Forsyth Street Orthopaedics the leading provider of McKenzie treatment.
Certified Hand Therapist
People value the use of their hands; therefore, any loss of function through injury or disease can devastate lives. The Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) credential offers assurance to the public that the therapist treating them has achieved the highest recognition of competency in the profession of upper limb rehabilitation. Lori Gilbert, an occupational therapist in Macon, has earned the distinguished CHT designation after completing all required examinations and clinical studies in December 2010.
Lori Gilbert is one of only 5400 individuals World-Wide to receive this certification.
"We are so proud and happy to offer the Middle Georgia community the best in hand therapy.” -Tommy Williamson, PT Cert MDT
Besides back pain, our orthopaedic certified specialists, athletic trainers and other highly trained physical therapists ensure the best quality care for all accidents, sports, and industrial related conditions as well as post-operative rehabilitation requiring physical therapy.