Orthopedic and Balance Therapy Specialists started in a small 900 sq ft office in the north side of Valparaiso in 2003. Fourteen years and 3000+ patients later, OBTS is excited to be thriving and helping residents of Valparaiso and Northern Indiana. Our mission is to wow you and get you back to a life unhindered by pain or dizziness. It starts with educating, encouraging, and empowering you through high-quality physical therapy so you can handle your condition without having to rely on prescription pills, injections, or worse yet surgery.
At Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists, we have a highly experienced team of Valparaiso, IN physical therapists who offer specialized treatment services for any pain, injury, or discomfort you may be feeling. Our patients have found high levels of success in our treatment services, due to our implementation of advanced technology and methods.
We use sophisticated diagnostic methods, such as movement investigation and gait analysis, to help determine which services you will benefit from most. At Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists, our thorough evaluations lead to successful treatment plans for your pain relief, healing, and future injury prevention needs.
From your initial interaction with us, all the way to the day you achieve your goal, we want to wow you every step of the way. Because you deserve it!
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Because at the end of the day, our physical therapist team wants you to get back to the things you love to do!
Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists is located in Valparaiso, IN, with dedicated staff members that are eager to help you recover. Our office is situated on Calumet Avenue next to the Valparaiso YMCA, in the same strip mall as Jimmy John’s. This makes us a commonly frequented spot for physical therapy in Valparaiso, IN for pain relief.
At Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists, we have one mission: helping you reach your highest physical potential. Our treatment plans are aimed toward the achievement of your goals, taking into account your symptoms, medical history, and any health restrictions you may have. We look forward to watching you achieve your recovery, health and fitness goals! With our care and commitment, we know that is possible for anyone who walks through our doors.
If you are in the Valparaiso, IN area, or any of the surrounding areas, and you are looking for relief, look no further. Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists is here to help as one of the most favored Valparaiso, IN physical therapy practices. Request an appointment with one of our physical therapists today! We will be happy to meet with you and create a plan for your journey toward health, healing, and pain relief.
At the end of the day, the Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists team is here to provide support to YOU – the patient. Our success is dependent upon your success, and we strive to create a warm, welcoming environment where you can comfortably heal.
Monday: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Manual therapy is a specialized physical therapy treatment that allows our certified physical therapists to manipulate joints and soft tissue with nothing more than their hands. That’s right – no intimidating equipment or machines, just hands. This form of treatment helps in relieving pain, decreasing restriction, mobilizing joints, reducing swelling, and increasing your range of motion.
We’re the only physical therapy practice in Porter County that utilizes the ultramodern SMART Balance Master system to help overcome vestibular and balance disorders. Through computerized biofeedback technology developed by NASA to test balance control in astronauts, our SMART Balance Master has helped hundreds of people regain their balance and reduce their risk for falling.
Laser therapy is a treatment we offer for its safe, effective, and non-invasive way to treat pain and aid in the recovery of many conditions. Laser therapy can be used for both acute and chronic conditions, including neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain and sciatica, arthritis, bursitis, disc injuries, TMJ, sports injuries, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraines, soft tissue damage, and MORE!
Our Valparaiso, IN physical therapists and PTAs will work hard, not only to get to the root of your problems and provide quality treatment for the pain you are currently experiencing, but they will also use their abilities to provide you with injury prevention services for the future.
They are compassionate, caring, and ambitious toward helping you reach your highest level of performance with the least possible amount of discomfort. Our dedicated team consists of leading experts in the physical therapy Valparaiso, IN area, any of whom would be happy to work with you on whatever you may be struggling with.
The goal of Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists is to make your daily tasks and activities easier. For example, we may help you with walking, going up stairs, or getting in and out of bed. In addition, physical therapy often provides the best treatment for a variety of different pains, not only providing relief, but also teaching you techniques to prevent re-injury and avoid pain in the future.
Physical therapy can be highly effective in relieving pain by providing the types of treatments you may need when your pain makes it hard to move around and do everyday tasks. Our Valparaiso, IN physical therapy treatments help you move better and will relieve your pain. They also help improve or restore your physical function and your fitness level.
I was pretty unsteady when walking when I first came here. I was dizzy and falling often. The balance machine has reprogrammed me to use my muscles, weight shifts, eyes, and even my inner ear for better balance. I have not fallen since! This has been so valuable for me. Thanks OBTS!!!
When I began treatment it was difficult (to) put on a “pullover” shirt. Now there is no pain at all. It was difficult to bend my arm and raise it above my head. I can move it freely and pain free now. I had difficulty sleeping through the night. Now I can get a good night’s sleep and wake up refreshed. Before I found it difficult/painful to turn the steering wheel of my car with parking. Now it is not a problem. I have been to other treatment centers – about 5, but here I feel I really received help immediately.
Physical therapy has significantly improved my left arm and hand weakness as well as my neck stiffness and discomfort. As a professional harpist, my condition had become very stressful and difficult during my performances. Through my therapist’s explanations, I now understand my condition and how to prevent future problems. It is wonderful to be able to do such activities as driving, cooking and playing the harp. Thank you, OBTS!
I am happy with everything Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists has done for me. My vertigo attack was very scary, but in just 3 sessions with my therapist, he has given me my confidence back to feel I wasn’t helpless. I was able to go back to my normal activities without a fear of falling down.
Physical therapy let me play volleyball to my full potential. My back doesn’t get in the way. Also, I can focus in class better because I’m not constantly in horrible pain. My back no longer gets in the way.
I came in with pain in my legs, knee and foot. I had a hard time moving up and down stocking shelves at work. Now I am able to move more with very little pain. My legs and knees feel much better. I can bend them without my knee giving out. I love the people who work here and how they made me feel like a new person without surgery.
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