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Whole Body Vibration for Physical Therapy at Chester County Hospital

 

Residents of Chester County, PA now have a new technology that significantly speeds up recovery and healing from injury.

Whole-Body Vibration is a non-invasive therapy that utilizes low-frequency vibration to help improve physical performance during rehabilitation. Research has shown that Whole-Body Vibration can benefit patients of all ages and physical conditions by improving muscle strength, bone density and balance.

Chester County Hospital uses the Power Plate System, a world-leader in whole-body vibration. The Power Plate system vibrates in three dimensions using oscillatory waves. These vibrations stimulate involuntary neuromuscular activity to promote quick, reactive responses in muscle fibers and an increase in circulation. This helps provide whole-body balance, mobility and stability, strength and muscle memory. 

Whole Body Vibration Therapy at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, PABenefits of the Power Plate System:

  • Eases pain
  • Assists improving flexibility
  • Improves joint function
  • Promotes faster recovery
  • Improves mobility and balance
  • Helps stimulate circulation in the blood and the lymphatic circulatory systems

The device allows the physical therapist to adjust the level of intensity to match the needs of the patient. Intensity levels can be safely increased or decreased to target different outcomes. Before therapy, patients receive a formal physical therapy assessment and care plan to establish desired outcomes.  

Chester County Hospital is pleased to offer Whole-Body Vibration services at our locations in West Chester, PA; Exton, PA; Kennett Square, PA; and West Grove, PA.

A physician’s prescription is required for Whole-Body Vibration treatment. Please contact The Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Department at Chester County Hospital for more information or to schedule an appointment.physician's prescription is necessary for treatment.


LOCATIONS and CONTACT INFORMATION

Fern Hill Medical Campus
915 Old Fern Hill Rd
Building A, Suite 4
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: 610-738-2480
Fax: 610-738-2485

Penn Medicine Exton
Commons at Oaklands
700 West Lincoln Highway
Exton, PA 19341
Phone: 610-518-5845
Fax: 610-518-5846

Medical Building at New Garden
830 West Cypress Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone: 610-444-6242
Fax: 610-444-1391

Penn Medicine Southern Chester County
455 Woodview Road
Suite 115
West Grove, PA 19390
Phone: 610-345-1950
Fax: 610-345-1954

All locations are facilities of Chester County Hospital.


 

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