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Finding a physical therapist dedicated to tailoring care to your individual needs can be a challenge. But look no further than Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine in Slidell. Conveniently located on the Northshore, our services have helped patients across south Louisiana. We focus on what treatments best suit your body and your therapy goals. Our mission is to quickly and safely get you back to your job, your sport, your family, and your life.

Getting You Back Into action

We know that one-on-one, hands-on care is vital to your recovery. The therapists at Action Physical Therapy rely on manual methods to relieve pain, improve function, and manage stress caused by injury or illness. Our non-invasive therapy programs can be used independently or with prescribed medications as directed by your physician. Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine understands that quality care means faster relief, fewer visits, and more time for you to focus on what you were doing before you needed to see us.

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Ask us about CORE Performance Academy!

After you complete your routine physical therapy, our CORE Performance Academy can help you exceed your pre-injury performance. This sports performance program is designed to help you reach your highest athletic potential. We take a detailed biomechanical assessment of your body to develop a fully customized and multifaceted strategy for enhanced achievement. Members of CORE Performance Academy focus on increasing their strength, flexibility, and range of motion while learning techniques to improve their athleticism.

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Get Back Into Action with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine.

Schedule your consultation with us today!

Back & Neck Pain

Regardless of age, fitness level, or overall health, back and neck pain can affect anyone. Whether your pain is caused by an injury, medical condition, poor posture, or stress, Action Physical Therapy is here to offer you real relief and improvement. We don’t believe in relying solely on medication or invasive procedures to alleviate your back and neck pain. Our goal is to help you develop a physical therapy program that offers affordable, effective, and long-lasting relief.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Develop a personalized exercise plan to manage your condition
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Treat the cause of your pain, not just the symptoms
  • Learn how to prevent further back and neck pain

Take a stand against back and neck pain. Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine now!

Shoulder Pain

Even if you’re not throwing fastballs or touchdown passes, shoulder pain makes everyday chores and self-care difficult. Whether your shoulder pain is caused by an injury, medical condition, or even stress, Action Physical Therapy is here to offer you relief and improvement. We don’t believe in relying solely on medication or invasive procedures to alleviate your shoulder pain. Our goal is to help you develop a physical therapy program that uses manual methods to achieve affordable, effective, and long-lasting relief.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Develop a personalized exercise plan to manage your condition
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Treat the cause of your pain, not just the symptoms
  • Learn how to prevent further shoulder pain

Need relief from your shoulder pain? Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine today!

Elbow Pain

Regardless of age, fitness level, or overall health, elbow pain can have a major impact on your day-to-day activities. Whether your pain is caused by an injury, medical condition, or even stress, Action Physical Therapy is here to offer you real relief and improvement. We don’t believe in relying solely on medication or invasive procedures to alleviate your elbow pain. Our goal is to help you develop a physical therapy program that uses manual methods to achieve affordable, effective, and long-lasting relief.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Develop a personalized exercise plan to manage your condition
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Treat the cause of your pain, not just the symptoms
  • Learn how to prevent further elbow pain

Ready to remedy your elbow pain? Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine today!

Knee Injuries

Knee injuries aren’t just an occupational hazard for Tigers, Saints, or Pelicans—they can happen to anyone regardless of age, career, or fitness level. Even if you don’t require surgery, an ACL, MCL, meniscus, or other knee injury requires dedicated physical therapy for proper healing. Action PT physical therapists work with you to assess your individual needs and discuss what you should expect during the recovery process. Together we work to restore range of motion, strength, and flexibility so you’re not left sitting on the sidelines.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific injury
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Practice exercises designed to restore motion, strength, and flexibility
  • Implement plans for longterm knee health

Don’t spend this season on the sidelines. Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine now!

Foot & Ankle Injuries

Your feet and ankles have some of the most complicated bone structures in the human body. Any type of injury in this area can lead to mobility issues and debilitating pain. Eventually, these injuries can lead to problems with your legs, knees, hips, and back. This is why Action Physical Therapy takes special care in treating foot and ankle injuries. Whether your pain is caused by posture, sub-par footwear, weight stress, sports injury, strains, sprains, or any other incident, our skilled therapists are here to help you find your pain-free stride.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Assess and evaluate your stride and movement patterns
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Develop a personalized exercise plan to manage your condition
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Treat the cause of your pain, not just the symptoms
  • Learn how to prevent future pain and injury

Let’s get you back on your feet—schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine today!

Joint Replacement Therapy

When scheduling joint replacement surgery for your shoulders, hips, or knees, be sure to make physical therapy part of your ACTION plan. Action Physical Therapy provides pre-surgical guidance plans and post-surgical recuperation for patients in need of joint replacement surgery. Using prehab physical therapy before your procedure helps your body heal faster by increasing circulation and better stabilizing the affected area. After your surgery, our physical therapists tend to your immediate recovery needs and teach you self-care methods that will help you long after your healing process.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis and surgical procedure
  • Advise you in prehab therapy to prepare for your surgery
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to manage recovery pain and discomfort
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Tailor post-surgery recovery plans to maximize your healing process
  • Implement exercise plans for longterm joint health

Make the most of your renewed mobility—schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine now!

Headaches & Migraines

Have you had to miss work because of a migraine? Whenever life gets too stressful, does your head start pounding? If you’re looking for relief from recurring headaches and severe migraines, you’ve come to the right place. Whether your head pain is caused by a traumatic injury, stress, or other condition, Action Physical Therapy is here to help. Like with any other pain or injury, our physical therapists rely on non-invasive, manual treatment programs that can be used independently or along with prescribed medications.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Treat the cause of your pain, not just the symptoms
  • Implement relaxation techniques
  • Practice exercises designed to alleviate and prevent pain
  • Develop stress-management routines

That pain isn’t just all in your head. Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine now!

Arthritis, Bursitis, & Tendonitis

Remember when you could swing that tennis racket or tend to your daily chores without pain? You’re not the only one! Joint and tendon inflammation affects more than 3 million people a year. Just because arthritis, bursitis, and tendonitis are common diagnoses doesn’t mean you have to struggle through your routines and give up the activities you enjoy. At Action Physical Therapy, we take the time to carefully evaluate your individual case and determine the best program to help you improve your quality of life.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Develop a personalized exercise plan to manage your condition
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Learn how to protect yourself from further joint or tendon damage

Don’t let arthritis, bursitis, or tendonitis slow you down. Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine now!

Prehab & Post-Surgical Rehab

Did you know that you can improve your post-surgery healing process by starting with pre-surgery physical therapy known as prehab? When scheduling any type of surgical procedure, be sure to talk to your doctor about including physical therapy as part of your before-and-after ACTION plan. Action Physical Therapy provides prehab guidance and post-surgical recovery programs designed to help you get the most reward out of your procedure. Our physical therapists not only assess your immediate recovery needs, but teach you strategies and exercises that will help you long after your healing process.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis and surgical procedure
  • Advise you in pre-surgery preparation therapy
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to manage recovery pain and discomfort
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Tailor post-surgery recovery plans to maximize your healing process

Make the most out of your healing journey—schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine today!

Sports Injuries

Whether you’re a professional athlete, new to a sport, or a weekend allstar, you’re at a higher risk for severe injuries. Injuries sustained during a sport or training often require special considerations—especially if your livelihood or scholarship depends on it. The Action Physical Therapy team understands the complexity of sports injuries and prioritizes a safe and speedy recovery. Our physical therapists rely on manual therapy programs that can be used independently or along with doctor-prescribed medications and procedures. When your team is counting on you, you can count on us.

Our injury prevention programs focus on:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Treat the cause of your pain, not just the symptoms
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Develop an individual therapy routine
  • Practice exercises designed to alleviate and prevent pain
  • Learn how to prevent future injury

Ask us about CORE Performance Academy!

After you complete your routine physical therapy, our CORE Performance Academy can help you exceed your pre-injury performance. This sports performance program is designed to help you reach your highest athletic potential. We take a detailed biomechanical assessment of your body to develop a fully customized and multifaceted strategy for enhanced achievement. Members of CORE Performance Academy focus on increasing their strength, flexibility, and range of motion while learning techniques to improve their athleticism.

Get back into ACTION and schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine today!

Strains, Sprains, & Fractures

While strains, sprains, and fractures are some of the most common injuries to our musculoskeletal system, they often require extensive treatment to ensure proper healing. Before you downplay that sprained wrist or kick off that cast, call Action Physical Therapy to see how we can help you improve the recovery process. Our physical therapists rely on non-invasive, manual treatment programs designed to offer pain relief and enhance your rehabilitation. Life doesn’t slow down when you’re injured, so we make sure you don’t miss a beat.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Treat the cause of your pain, not just the symptoms
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Practice exercises designed to alleviate and prevent pain
  • Learn how to prevent further injury

Don’t just wait to feel better—get better. Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine today!

Work-Related Injuries

Whether your job requires lifting heavy loads, sitting at a desk, or somewhere in between, there is always the potential for a work-related injury. When you’re hurt on the job, the stress of getting back to work before the bills pile up can drastically affect your recovery. Action Physical Therapy understands that time is money, but your health is priceless. That’s why our dedicated professionals make it their mission to provide you with the most proactive and efficient rehabilitation programs. Like with any other pain or injury, our physical therapists rely on non-invasive manual methods to help you heal from your injuries and get back to providing for you and your loved ones.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Treat the cause of your pain, not just the symptoms
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Implement relaxation techniques
  • Practice exercises designed to alleviate and prevent pain
  • Develop stress-management routines

Need to get back to work safely and quickly? Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine today!

Pediatric Conditions

As a parent or guardian, your goal is to keep your children happy, healthy, and safe. You can’t always protect them from accidents and health conditions—but you can make sure they have the best possible recovery process. Action Physical Therapy caters to your child’s needs, taking care to explain therapy plans to parents/guardians and our patients. When developing the appropriate pediatric physical therapy program, we consider the unique growth and developmental stages of our young patients. At Action Physical Therapy, we rely on manual therapy methods that can be used independently or along with physician-prescribed medications or procedures. Action PT physical therapists aim to make your child’s experience both successful and fun!

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you and your child to:

  • Evaluate and assess their unique case
  • Understand more about their specific condition or injury
  • Determine their developmental state
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Treat the cause of their pain, not just the symptoms
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Practice exercises designed to alleviate and prevent pain

Your child’s physical recovery is our priority. Schedule a consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine today!

Injury Prevention

Want to know the best way athletes avoid needing physical therapy? They see a physical therapist! Action Physical Therapy specializes in tailored injury prevention programs that identify potential faults in your body’s mechanics and how to correct them. Once an athlete completes a dynamic assessment with their Action PT physical therapist, we use that information to develop a program to improve their problem areas. Everybody’s body is different, so our injury prevention programs are unique to each patient.

Our injury prevention programs focus on:

  • ACL Injury Prevention
  • Rotator Cuff Injury Prevention

Ask us about CORE Performance Academy!

Along with your injury prevention program, consider the benefits of joining our CORE Performance Academy. CORE is a sports performance program designed to help you reach your highest athletic potential. We take a detailed biomechanical assessment of your body to develop a fully customized and multifaceted strategy for enhanced achievement. CORE members focus on increasing their strength, flexibility, and range of motion while learning techniques to improve their athletic abilities.

Why risk injury when we can help you prevent it? Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine today!

Fibromyalgia

A fibromyalgia diagnosis is overwhelming for most patients. As if the all-over pain isn’t enough, fatigue, stress, brain fog, and mood swings are common in these cases. Currently, there is no cure for fibromyalgia. But while medical researchers are still learning more about this disorder, several studies have shown that physical therapy can help alleviate symptoms. Action Physical Therapy will work with you to address both the physical pain and cognitive symptoms associated with fibromyalgia.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to manage pain associated with fibromyalgia
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Develop a personalized exercise plan to manage your condition
  • Practice stress-management routines to combat cognitive symptoms
  • Implement relaxation techniques aimed at improving sleep

You don’t have to face fibromyalgia alone. Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine now!

TMJ Disorder

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is where your jawbone connects to your skull at the cheekbone. Just like any other joint, the TMJ can become inflamed due to any number of factors such as injury, arthritis, misalignment, chronic teeth grinding, or genetics. If left untreated, this inflammation can cause pain, difficulty eating, and even result in the jaw locking in place. Many patients diagnosed with TMJ disorder avoid surgery and medication by finding relief through physical therapy. At Action Physical Therapy, we offer targeted therapy programs that address TMJ disorder. We consider variables such as posture correction, jaw mobility, muscle strengthening, and stress management when tailoring your therapy program.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to reduce and potentially eliminate pain
  • Treat the cause of your pain, not just the symptoms
  • Implement relaxation techniques
  • Practice exercises designed to alleviate and prevent pain
  • Develop stress-management routines

When it comes to TMJ, don’t just grin and bear it. Schedule your consultation with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine now!

Metabolic Syndromes

Metabolic issues such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, and obesity ultimately lead to life-threatening health conditions. When it comes to heart attack, stroke, and diabetes, “too late” can come far too soon—that’s why it’s important to start exercising and eating better now. If you’ve been diagnosed with or have a family history of metabolic syndromes, give Action Physical Therapy a call. We work closely with our patients to create a tailored ACTION plan designed to establish healthy habits that can last a lifetime. No matter how limited your mobility is, Action PT physical therapists are here to help you get moving and motivated.

Your Action PT physical therapist will work with you to:

  • Evaluate and assess your unique case
  • Understand more about your specific diagnosis or risk factors
  • Determine your current health state
  • Discuss therapy expectations and anticipated milestones
  • Use manual methods to improve blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar
  • Improve overall mobility, flexibility, strength, and range of motion
  • Develop strategies to achieve your healthy weight
  • Practice exercises designed to alleviate the physical symptoms of metabolic issues
  • Develop lifestyle routines to meet your overall health goals

Take ACTION with Action Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine and schedule your consultation today!

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