Family Physical Therapy - Medical Professionals in Colchester, Connecticut

Contact Information



Family Physical Therapy
7 Park Ave Ste 4

Colchester, CT 06415
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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist : Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist : Sports Medicine (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

Hours of Operation:

Monday7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Services Offered:

Payment Plans: Accepting most major insurances including Medicare
Payment Plans: Aetna
Payment Plans: Blue Cross Blue Shield
Payment Plans: Cigna
Payment Plans: Humana
Payment Plans: Medicaid
Payment Plans: Medicare
Payment Plans: UnitedHealthcare
Manual Therapy
Neuro Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy
Orthopedic Care
Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy
Physical Therapists
Sports Medicine
TMJ Dysfunction Program
Workers Comp/Rehabilitation


Family Physical Therapy utilizes a patient-centered approach allowing us to focus on you, the individual, during the evaluation and subsequent treatments. We find the source of your pain rather than solely addressing the pain itself.

We are committed to working with the patient and their support staff to develop an individualized treatment to help you achieve your goals for lifelong health.

Sports Conditioning
It is very important for all athletes to prepare for their sport properly. These helpful tips for conditioning will help a wide veriety of athletes whether they play baseball or squash.

There is something pretty relaxing about water. Whether you are in it for exercise or recreation, water can do amazing things for the body. Not only can it keep individuals healthy and trim, it can also be used as a benefitcial form of therapy. Aquatic therapy refers to exercise programs performed in the water. It is a very beneficial form of therapy and is used for a variety of medical conditions.

Manual physical therapy is a clinical approach utilizing skilled, specific hands-on techniques, including but not limited to mobilization. These techniques are used by the physical therapist to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain, increasing range of motion, reducing or eliminating soft tissue inflammation, inducing relaxation, improving contractile and non-contractile tissue repair, facilitating movement, and improving function. Manual therapy has been shown to be more effective than exercise alone in treating certain orthopedic conditions. Family Physical Therapy specializes in manual therapy techniques.

What service does our clinic provide with regards to manual physical therapy?

Joint mobilizations of the extremities and spine
Myofascial release/soft tissue mobilization
Manually resisted exercise techniques
Cross-friction massage Muscle energy techniques.

Manual traction Strain-counterstrain
To maximize the effects of the manual physical therapy, an exercise program will also be taught. The goal of the exercise program is to reinforce the hands-on work done by your therapist.

Spinal Rehabilitation
Spinal rehabilitation refers to problems with your neck or back. Because of the unique structures of the spine and special problems related to this area, specialized training is necessary to ensure appropriate intervention. The majority of spinal problems is mechanical and relate to specific activities, postures, and habits of the patient’s lifestyle. A thorough evaluation will be performed to identify pattern movements, positions, and activities that aggravate the condition as well as those that will decrease the symptoms.

The physical therapists at Family Physical Therapy have advanced training in examining the stability of the structures of the spine (joints, discs, ligaments, etc.), evaluating the strength and flexibility of the associated muscles and joints, and observing posture and movement patterns. The goal of this evaluation is to determine which spinal structure is currently involved, and more importantly to identify and treat the cause

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