Orthopedic Physical Therapist
Miss Meghan R. Johnson is an Orthopedic Physical Therapist in Santa Cruz, CA
with special training and skill in treating and rehabilitating injuries of the orthopedic system, which includes muscles, bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments.
As an Orthopedic Physical Therapist, Meghan R. Johnson, PT performs
skilled rehabilitation to provide pain relief, improve strength and mobility, as well as increase range of motion. Orthopedic Physical Therapy is
the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries in the muscles, bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Orthopedic Physical Therapists include sprains, strains, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament tears, muscle tears, joint/muscle/tendon inflammations, post-fracture injury, joint stiffness, joint pain, rotator cuff tears, and ACL tears.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Orthopedic Physical Therapists
include pain modulation techniques, manual therapy, joint mobilization, manual muscle stretching, and soft tissue mobilization.
Orthopedic Physical Therapists in Downtown, Santa Cruz, CA
Pediatric Physical Therapist
Miss Meghan R. Johnson is a Pediatric Physical Therapist in Santa Cruz, CA
with special training and skill in diagnosing, treating, and managing a variety of developmental, neuromuscular, congenital, skeletal, and acquired diseases and disorders in infants, children and adolescents.
As a Pediatric Physical Therapist, Meghan R. Johnson, PT performs
medical diagnosis and treatment of balance and coordination disorders, impaired motor skills, strength and endurance disorders, and cognitive and sensory processing disorders. Pediatric Physical Therapy is
a medical specialty dealing with children's musculoskeletal, spinal, neurological, balance, and cognitive disorders. Significant diseases and conditions treated by
Pediatric Physical Therapists include multiple sclerosis (MS), orthopedic and skeletal dysfunction, spina bifida, athletic or traumatic injury, congenital physical impairment, spinal cord injury, neurological disorders like stroke, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and Parkinson's disease.
Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Pediatric Physical Therapists
include diagnostic imaging, practical development of motor and mobility skills, adapting toys for play, therapeutic strength and endurance exercise, balance and coordination activities, parental care education, water therapy, and applying assistive technology.
Pediatric Physical Therapists in Downtown, Santa Cruz, CA