CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the rising numbers of ACL injuries sustained by athletes of all ages, Accelerated Physical Therapy is now offering a complimentary ACL injury screen to help determine if an athlete is at risk for sustaining an ACL strain or tear.
The 30-minute assessment is performed by a highly trained physical therapist specializing in preventing and treating ACL injuries, including strains and tears. The assessment includes tests for strength, stability and flexibility in the muscles surrounding the knee, hip and core. After the exam, the physical therapist will provide an evaluation and recommended next steps, which may include an appointment with a board-certified physician who best meets the needs of the patient. Additionally, Accelerated may offer the patient advice on strengthening exercises.
Accelerated's Free ACL Injury Screen* includes:
- Complimentary assessment by a certified physical therapist specializing in ACL prevention and treatment
- Convenient, easy scheduling
- Written evaluation of findings
- Advice about exercises for health and wellness
- Recommended treatment options and course of care
- Physician referral if necessary
To schedule a Free ACL Injury Screen, call 877-97-REHAB or log on to www.acceleratedrehab.com. Patients will receive an appointment within 48 hours at an Accelerated location near them.
About Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers, Ltd.
Chicago-based Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers, Ltd. is a premier provider of a wide array of comprehensive patient services and specialized rehabilitation programs. Since 1989, Accelerated has grown to more than 300 outpatient rehabilitation centers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Arizona, becoming one of the top choices for many professional athletes, large employers and busy professionals.
*not for federally funded payers
Contact: Ann Pitcher
P.S. Medical Marketing
SOURCE Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers