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Physical Therapy in Boca Raton

Don’t just see a physical therapist, see a Doctor of Physical Therapy in Boca Raton

At Total Health & Rehab, our patients work with Dr. Ben Galin who is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and one of the few Floridian physical therapists who have practiced for over 15 years with this level of degree. Dr. Galin also has his Board Specialty Certification in Orthopedics. Less than 1% of all Florida physical therapists have these advanced metrics. Dr. Galin has taken countless courses in orthopedics, manual therapy, and sports rehab, and brings a variety of techniques to his patients.

woman with back pain

Why See a Physical Therapist First for Pain?

There are numerous studies that show a strong benefit when getting treated first by a physical therapist when dealing with musculoskeletal pain (or pain that affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves).

Research has shown that there are significantly more healthcare costs associated with the traditional approach to dealing with musculoskeletal pain compared to when you visit a physical therapist first. There are many reasons including work days missed, medications, and other procedures prescribed by doctors.

Physical therapists are trained to determine when an injury or condition is outside their scope of practice and research has proven that physical therapists are more accurate in their clinical diagnosis for musculosketetal pain compared to internal medicine doctors, family care doctors, non-orthopedic healthcare providers and emergency room physicians.

Physical therapists can treat your entire body by identifying the root cause of your pain. And not only do we address the area of pain, but we can teach you how to properly care for your body to decrease the likelihood of future injury.

 

Physical Therapies at Total Health & Rehab

WHEN YOU COME TO TOTAL HEALTH AND REHAB, WE WILL EVALUATE YOUR PHYSICAL THERAPY NEEDS AND CREATE A PROGRAM THAT BEST SUITS YOUR PHYSICAL AND FINANCIAL SITUATION

Some of our most common therapies are listed below

  • Physical Therapy Treatments & Techniques
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Cold Laser Therapy
  • Ultrasound to Decrease Inflammation & Increase Blood Floor
  • Myofascial Release
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercises & Stretching
  • Massage Therapy
  • Functional ADL/Body Mechanics
  • Custom Orthotics
  • Gait Training
  • Mechanical Traction
  • TENS
  • Balance / Vestibular Program
  • Lymphedema Program
  • Heat / Cryotherapy
  • Stroke Program
  • Movement Disorders Program
dr. benjamin galin physical therapist in boca raton

Ben Galin, DPT, OCS

Dr. Ben, as we affectionally call him, has been practicing since 2001. His central focus is in sports medicine, spinal conditions, arthritis, post-surgical rehab, and other orthopedic conditions. Dr. Ben received his undergraduate degree from James Madison University, and went on to receive both his Masters and Doctor of PT from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Ben stays engaged with the newest methods and research, and even teaches physical therapy courses to other therapists in Florida.

Dr. Ben does not believe in a “no-pain no-gain” philosophy, but instead believes in promoting healing through proper engagement of affected areas and teaching the nervous system how to re-incorporate proper use of an injured area without triggering pain responses. He prefers to work hands-on, one to one with patients. He does not like to use big exercise machines, but rather favors functional body movements to rehabilitate injuries.

physical therapy patient in boca raton

Trusted Physical Therapists in Boca Raton for Over 20 Years

Total Health and Rehab has been providing physical therapy in Boca Raton area since April 2000

We provide outstanding physical therapy and our seasoned staff utilizes the latest rehabilitative techniques. We focus on all of your musculoskeletal aches and pains resulting from sports injuries, auto accidents, post-surgical rehabilitation as well as everyday issues. At Total Health and Rehab you can expect personal one-on-one physical therapy service in a comfortable and serene setting, not like a gym or exercise studio.

At Total Health and Rehab, we are committed to getting you back to your optimal health, and we will provide you with the knowledge and tools to maintain a pain-free life.

female doctor performing physical therapy services on a woman

Restore Function and Movement with Our Help

With the right physical therapy plan in place, you can expect us to help you relieve pain, promote healing and restore function and movement. Contact us today to schedule your next physical therapy appointment at our Boca Raton facilities – we look forward to helping you feel better fast!

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REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT

Please call our office or fill out the contact form to schedule an appointment, you will not be disappointed. Our office is warm, caring and aesthetically pleasing. You won’t even feel like your in a doctors office! Satisfaction with your clinical results is our top priority! Experience the difference in healthcare you’ve been looking for 561-482-7575.

Hours of Operation

Monday & Wednesday:
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 2:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday:
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Here Are Some Commonly Asked Questions About Our Customized Physical Therapy Offerings:

Q. Who provides physical therapy?

A. Physical therapy is provided by a doctor of physical therapy. Should you have a variety of health concerns such as sports medicine, spinal conditions, arthritis, post-surgical rehab, and other orthopedic conditions, it may be beneficial to consult a doctor with a trained physical therapy staff to learn more about the array of natural, non-invasive services that could be used during your course of treatment.

Q. Is a prescription necessary for physical therapy?

A. While a prescription from your primary care physician isn’t necessary to seek physical therapy, you may wish to obtain one in order for it to be covered by your health insurance. Many insurance providers need a prescription before they’ll reimburse you for an appointment.

Q. What should I wear to my physical therapy appointment?

A. Due to the nature of physical therapy exercises and stretches, loose-fitting clothing is recommended to allow for your full range of comfortable movement. This will allow us to easily access your injured area(s). Should you need to change clothes at our facility, we recommend you arrive a little early.

Q. How long are physical therapy appointments?

A. Physical therapy appointments last approximately 1 hour per session. We try to make it as convenient as possible for you, so as not to disrupt your daily routine.

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