Physical Therapy

Why choose Physical Therapy? Physical Therapists (PTs) are licensed health care providers who are consulted for a variety of reasons.  At Leitner Physical Therapy, our focus is on healing the neuromusculskeletal and myofacial systems.  We address conditions that limit range of motion / flexibility and identify muscle imbalances and postural weakness that result from biomechanical compensations and disuse.  Pain, both chronic and acute, from injury, trauma, overuse, surgery or systemic inflammatory diseases like arthritis respond to a well designed therapeutic treatment plan in addition to...

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Custom Foot Orthotics

Custom foot orthotics are not just arch supports. Many people suffer from foot pain which can be a result of weak or fallen arches, or from inappropriate footwear, or from very stiff/rigid feet that lacks the body’s own shock absorbing properties. Orthotics may help these problems. Orthotics are custom made inserts that fit inside your shoe.  Orthotics are made from molds of your feet so they fit you precisely.  Adjustments or corrections are added to the mold to balance or align faulty structures.  They can be made for atheletic or dress style shoes.  While one orthotic may not work for...

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Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) has certified 12,937 individuals who have demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge and skills in physical therapy specialty areas.In 1981 the American Physical Therapy Association House of Delegates approved board certification in the area of orthopaedics. The first orthopaedics specialist certification examination was administered in 1989. As of June 2011, ABPTS has certified 6,846 orthopaedic specialists. Dr Leitner was certified as an orthopedic clinical specialist in 1992 and has distinguished herself for the past 20 years as an...

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