Health Conditions & Injuries


Our multidisciplinary approach combines Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy Services to address a broad spectrum of health conditions and injuries. We invite you to explore tailored therapeutic options that promote healing, functional improvement, and comprehensive wellness. 

Our expert team is dedicated to supporting your journey toward recovery with personalized care plans, the latest therapeutic techniques, and compassionate support every step of the way. Begin your path to recovery and enhanced well-being with us today.

At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we offer a thorough resource dedicated to ankle health. Understanding the anatomy of the ankle is crucial, especially since injuries in this area can significantly impact mobility and lifestyle. From a minor sprain that interrupts your daily jog to more severe injuries that could sideline your sports activities, proper knowledge and care are key to prevention and recovery. Our dedicated section provides insight into various ankle injuries and the essential steps for effective treatment, ensuring you’re equipped to avoid chronic issues and get back on your feet swiftly.

Arthritis, a complex family of musculoskeletal disorders, can profoundly affect a person’s life, bringing pain, swelling, and restricted movement. Yet, at SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we offer a beacon of hope. Our arthritis section is crafted for those facing this challenge, aiming to empower you with knowledge and therapeutic strategies. It’s possible to reclaim your zest for life and enjoy your favorite activities, be it dancing, sports, or playing with your grandchildren. Learn how to manage and mitigate arthritis’s impact, and discover that with the right approach, you can be the one in control.


At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, our focus is to provide in-depth knowledge and care for upper back and neck conditions, including the thoracic spine. This region, extending from the base of the neck to the lower rib cage, is intricate, consisting of vertebrae, joints, nerves, connective tissues, and muscles, all working in unison to support your body’s framework. Our resources are designed to enlighten you about each component, from the vertebrae’s detailed structure to the roles of connective tissues and muscles. 

It’s vital to recognize the significance of each part to effectively address back issues and foster spinal health.

At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we’re committed to providing exceptional care for elbow-related discomfort and injuries. Whether your elbow pain stems from daily activities or sports, our dedicated resources are tailored to offer the best support and treatment. We prioritize your health, ensuring you access the latest and most effective strategies for elbow rehabilitation.

Your comfort during all activities is important to us, although we admit some friendly sports rivalries might remain outside our expertise!

Fibromyalgia, characterized by widespread muscle and fibrous tissue pain, remains a complex condition. SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC is dedicated to guiding patients through the intricacies of fibromyalgia, from the initial diagnosis, which often involves a thorough evaluation of symptoms and tender points, to comprehensive, long-term management strategies. Our approach may integrate physical therapy, lifestyle modifications, and psychological support to help alleviate the chronic pain and fatigue associated with the condition, aiming to restore functionality and enhance quality of life.

Discover comprehensive care for foot conditions at SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC. We’re here to aid your recovery from a variety of foot ailments—except warts, of course! Let us be your stepping stone to a pain-free life where getting out of bed is no longer a chore. Explore our resources or seek our expert care to confidently stride into comfort and health. We’re eager to support you in regaining a firm footing in your daily walk of life.

Physical Therapy in Baltimore for Hamstring Injuries

Introduction: Hamstring injuries are common, particularly among athletes. The hamstring is a group of three muscles at the back of the thigh that play a crucial role in walking, running, and jumping.

Anatomy: Understanding the anatomy of the hamstring is vital to recognizing how injuries occur. These muscles run from the bottom of the pelvis to the back of the shinbone.

Causes: Injuries typically arise from overuse or a sudden, sharp movement. Whether it’s an intense sprint or a swift kick, these actions can stretch the muscle beyond its capacity.

Symptoms: Symptoms of a hamstring injury include a sharp pain in the back of the thigh, possible swelling, and limited range of motion.

Diagnosis: A thorough examination, often involving a physical assessment and medical imaging, helps to confirm the extent of the injury.

Our Treatment: Physical therapy is pivotal for rehabilitation. Tailored exercises and therapy can restore strength and flexibility.

Surgery: In severe cases, surgery may be necessary to repair the muscle and associated structures.

For each step of this journey, from the initial strain to complete rehabilitation, SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC provides the expertise and care needed to support a full and swift recovery.

Introduction: The hand is a unique and complex part of the human body, essential for performing everyday tasks. At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we understand the importance of hand functionality and offer specialized physical therapy services to address various hand conditions.

Anatomy: A marvel of natural engineering, the hand comprises 27 bones, multiple joints, and an intricate network of muscles, tendons, and ligaments. This complexity allows for the dexterity and strength required for gripping, lifting, and fine motor skills.

Causes: Hand issues can arise from acute injuries, overuse, or chronic conditions. Common causes include fractures, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and arthritis, as well as workplace or sports-related incidents.

Symptoms: Symptoms indicating a hand issue might include persistent pain, swelling, stiffness, reduced range of motion, and difficulty performing tasks requiring fine motor skills.

Diagnosis: Diagnosis begins with a detailed patient history, physical examination, and may include imaging tests like X-rays or MRIs. A hand specialist or a physical therapist can assess the extent of the condition and create an appropriate treatment plan.

Our Treatment: Our approach to treatment combines hands-on techniques with therapeutic exercises designed to strengthen the hand, improve flexibility, and reduce pain. We may also use modalities like heat, ice, ultrasound, or electrical stimulation as part of the therapy.

Surgery: While many hand conditions can be treated conservatively, some may require surgical intervention. Our team works closely with hand surgeons to ensure patients receive comprehensive care pre- and post-surgery, aiding in recovery and return to function.

At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we are committed to restoring your hand’s health and function, helping you return to the activities you love with confidence and ease.

Introduction: The hip is a vital joint that supports the body’s weight and enables a wide range of motion. At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we offer specialized physical therapy services to address various hip conditions and injuries, ensuring our patients can move freely and comfortably.

Anatomy: The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint formed by the femur (thigh bone) and the acetabulum (part of the pelvis). It is surrounded by muscles, ligaments, and tendons that provide stability and facilitate movement.

Causes: Hip problems can result from a variety of factors, including age-related wear and tear, traumatic injuries, overuse, or underlying medical conditions such as arthritis, bursitis, or hip impingement.

Symptoms: Common symptoms of hip issues include pain in the groin or thigh, stiffness, reduced range of motion, difficulty walking or climbing stairs, and a feeling of instability.

Diagnosis: Diagnosing hip problems typically involves a physical examination, patient history, and imaging tests such as X-rays, MRI, or CT scans to assess the joint’s condition and identify the underlying cause.

Our Treatment: Our physical therapy approach for hip conditions focuses on reducing pain, improving mobility, and strengthening the surrounding muscles. Treatment may include exercises, manual therapy, modalities like heat or ice, and education on proper body mechanics and activity modifications.

Surgery: In cases where conservative treatment is not sufficient, surgery may be necessary. Options can range from arthroscopic procedures to total hip replacement, depending on the severity of the condition. Our team works closely with patients before and after surgery to ensure a successful recovery and return to optimal function.

At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive care for hip-related issues, helping our patients achieve a pain-free, active lifestyle.

Introduction: The knee is a crucial joint that plays a significant role in mobility and stability. At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we specialize in providing physical therapy for various knee conditions, ensuring our patients can walk, run, and move with ease and confidence.

Anatomy: The knee joint is formed by the femur (thigh bone), tibia (shin bone), and patella (kneecap). It is supported by ligaments, tendons, and muscles that help in movement and stability. The joint is cushioned by cartilage, which absorbs shock and allows smooth movement.

Causes: Knee problems can arise from a range of factors, including sports injuries, overuse, age-related wear and tear, and medical conditions like arthritis, meniscus tears, and ligament injuries (ACL, MCL, PCL).

Symptoms: Symptoms of knee issues include pain, swelling, stiffness, clicking or popping sounds, instability, and difficulty in bending or straightening the knee.

Diagnosis: Diagnosis typically involves a physical examination, review of medical history, and imaging tests such as X-rays, MRI, or ultrasound to assess the knee’s condition and identify the root cause of the problem.

Our Treatment: Our physical therapy approach focuses on reducing pain, improving range of motion, and strengthening the muscles around the knee. Treatment may include exercises, manual therapy, modalities like heat or ice therapy, and guidance on activity modification and proper body mechanics.

Introduction: Muscle injuries are common ailments that can affect anyone, from athletes to individuals leading a sedentary lifestyle. At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we specialize in diagnosing and treating various muscle injuries to help our patients regain strength and mobility.

Anatomy: Muscles are composed of fibers that contract to produce movement. They are categorized into three types: skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscles. Skeletal muscles, which are attached to bones by tendons, are the primary focus when it comes to muscle injuries.

Causes: Muscle injuries can occur due to a variety of reasons, including overuse, improper warm-up or stretching, sudden movements, or direct trauma. Common types of muscle injuries include strains, tears, and contusions.

Symptoms: Symptoms of a muscle injury may include pain, swelling, bruising, weakness, and limited range of motion. The severity of these symptoms can vary depending on the extent of the injury.

Diagnosis: Diagnosing a muscle injury typically involves a physical examination and a review of the patient’s medical history. Imaging tests such as MRI or ultrasound may be used to assess the damage and determine the severity of the injury.

Our Treatment: At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, our treatment approach is tailored to the individual needs of each patient. Our physical therapy programs may include exercises to improve strength and flexibility, manual therapy techniques, and modalities such as heat or ice therapy. Education on proper body mechanics and injury prevention is also an essential part of our treatment plan.

Introduction: Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by weakened bones, increasing the risk of fractures. At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we offer specialized care to help manage osteoporosis, promoting bone health and preventing fractures.

Anatomy: Bones are living tissues that constantly remodel themselves. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone doesn’t keep up with the removal of old bone, leading to porous, fragile bones.

Causes: Osteoporosis is often caused by a combination of factors, including aging, hormonal changes (especially in postmenopausal women), inadequate intake of calcium and vitamin D, sedentary lifestyle, and certain medications or medical conditions.

Symptoms: Osteoporosis itself doesn’t have obvious symptoms. However, it can lead to symptoms related to fractures, such as pain, decreased mobility, and deformities, particularly in the spine.

Diagnosis: Diagnosis typically involves a bone density test, which measures the mineral content of bones. Other tests may include X-rays, blood and urine tests to rule out other conditions.

Our Treatment: Our treatment approach focuses on slowing bone loss and building bone density. This may include physical therapy exercises to strengthen bones and muscles, improve balance, and reduce the risk of falls. We also provide education on nutrition and lifestyle changes to support bone health.

At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we specialize in providing compassionate and effective physical therapy services for children facing various developmental, neuromuscular, orthopedic, and congenital conditions. Our pediatric physical therapy aims to enhance the lives of our young patients, helping them achieve their fullest potential in movement and function.

Our team of experienced therapists works closely with families and healthcare professionals to create individualized treatment plans tailored to each child’s unique needs. We focus on improving strength, coordination, balance, and mobility, as well as addressing specific challenges such as delays in gross motor skills, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and sports injuries.

Our pediatric physical therapy services include:

  1. Developmental Assessments: Evaluating a child’s motor skills to identify areas of delay or concern.
  2. Neuromuscular Rehabilitation: Assisting children with conditions like cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy in improving muscle function and control.
  3. Orthopedic Care: Addressing issues related to bones, joints, and muscles, such as fractures, scoliosis, or post-surgical rehabilitation.
  4. Gait Training: Helping children with walking difficulties to develop a more efficient and functional gait pattern.
  5. Play-Based Therapy: Utilizing play activities to motivate children and make therapy sessions enjoyable while working on therapeutic goals.
  6. Family Education: Providing guidance and support to families, enabling them to continue therapeutic activities at home and support their child’s development.

Our facility is equipped with child-friendly equipment and tools designed to create a welcoming and stimulating environment for children of all ages. We are committed to working hand-in-hand with families to ensure that each child receives the care and support they need to thrive.

At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we believe in empowering children to overcome their physical challenges and live active, fulfilling lives.

The shoulder is one of the most complex and mobile joints in the human body, allowing a wide range of movements. However, this flexibility also makes the shoulder susceptible to various injuries and conditions. At SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC, we are dedicated to addressing shoulder issues through comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and personalized treatment plans.

Common shoulder issues include:

  1. Rotator Cuff Injuries: These involve tears or strains in the muscles and tendons surrounding the shoulder joint, often leading to pain and weakness.
  2. Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis): Characterized by stiffness and restricted movement in the shoulder, this condition can develop due to injury, surgery, or prolonged immobility.
  3. Shoulder Impingement: Occurs when the shoulder blade’s bony structure rubs against the rotator cuff tendons, causing inflammation and pain.
  4. Shoulder Dislocation: The ball of the upper arm bone (humerus) is forced out of the shoulder socket, leading to pain and instability.
  5. Arthritis: Degenerative changes in the shoulder joint can lead to pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility.

Symptoms of shoulder issues often include pain, swelling, stiffness, decreased range of motion, and difficulty performing everyday activities.

Diagnosis typically involves a physical examination, medical history review, and imaging tests such as X-rays, MRI, or ultrasound to assess the extent of the injury or condition.

Our treatment approach at SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC focuses on relieving pain, restoring function, and preventing further injury. This may include physical therapy exercises, manual therapy, modalities such as heat or ice therapy, and education on posture and body mechanics. In some cases, surgery may be necessary, followed by a comprehensive rehabilitation program to ensure a successful recovery.

Understanding the complexities of shoulder issues is the first step toward effective management and recovery. Our team at SWIFT REHABILITATION, INC is committed to providing expert care and support for individuals dealing with shoulder problems, helping them return to their active lifestyles.