Lake Area Physical Therapy & Aquatics Center
Physical Therapist in Gainesville, FL
Our licensed Occupational Therapist is available by consultation to supply evaluation and treat patients in any of our four locations. Occupational therapy services may be in conjunction with their physical and/or speech therapies to supply the most complete rehabilitation plan for the specific requirements of eachpatient. Occupational therapy is prescribed by a physician for individuals who, due to age, illness injuryor disease or disability, experience a loss of function in activities of daily living, vocational pursuits orleisure activities.
Physical Therapy Melrose
read moreAt Lake Area Physical Therapy & Aquatics, we have a highly trained staff of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, an occupational therapist, and a speech therapist. Each of our offices in Melrose, Keystone Heights, Starke and Crescent City are staffed with a team of close-working professionals to meet your rehabilitation needs. The owner of Lake Area Physical Therapy & Aquatics, Laura Hodges, is a knowledgeable manual therapist and certified orthopedic specialist. Additional services include aquatic therapy, orthotic fabrication, wheelchair and PMD/POV evaluations, employment evaluations, work programs, and on-site job analysis.
read moreThe rehabilitation services provided by Lake Area Physical Therapy & Aquatics are designed to help you regain movement and carry on with your day-to-day activities without pain. When it comes to treatment planning and rehabilitation goals, we often take a team approach in your rehabilitation. We make every effort to coordinate your rehabilitation to make it convenient and time-effective. Lake Area Physical Therapy & Aquatics also specializes in treating vestibular and balance issues, including vertigo and BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo); craniofacial conditions, such as TMJ; and neuropathy (nerve pain) with Anodyne Infrared Therapy to increase circulation and reduce pain.
Aquatic Therapy Keystone Heights
read moreLake Area Physical Therapy & Aquatics is pleased to offer aquatic therapy in North Central Florida. Our practice has a 16 x 20 heated therapeutic pool in our Keystone Heights, Florida location, where we provide rehabilitation in a gentle water environment. Your aquatic therapist will look at your strength, physical limitations, balance, coordination, and endurance when designing a customized aquatic therapy program suited for your needs. You do not need to know how to swim to participate in aquatic therapy.
Speech Therapy Melrose
read moreLake Area Physical Therapy & Aquatics offers comprehensive speech therapy in Melrose, Keystone Heights, Starke and Crescent City, Florida. Our licensed speech-language pathologist is available by consultation to provide evaluation and treatment for aphasia, language disorders, swallowing disorders, cognitive disabilities, and speech disorders. Available in all three Lake Area Physical Therapy & Aquatics locations, speech therapy or swallowing therapy is usually done in the privacy of a treatment room and may also be offered in conjunction with physical therapy and/or occupational therapy.
Physical Therapist Melrose
read moreAt Lake Area Physical Therapy & Aquatics in North Central Florida, our friendly, highly skilled staff includes physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, an occupational therapist, and a speech therapist to provide you with the comprehensive, personalized care you need. Laura Hodges is a 1979 graduate of Florida International University with prior education at the University of South Carolina. Her early years of experience were in a large orthopedic practice based in Lake City, Florida where she became inspired to start her own business.