Areas of Specialty
Areas of Specialty
We work alongside our patients to provide the best possible surgical outcomes by:
- Decreasing pain and swelling
- Improving strength and muscle control
- Improving muscle control
- Empowering patients to understand practical recovery after surgery
Our team works directly with our patients’ surgeons to develop a plan of care to maximize recovery after surgery. Our case load encompasses everything from routine, local surgeries to complex, specialty surgeries that are done across the country. Our team has invaluable experience in rehabilitation of musculoskeletal surgeries from head to toe.
The Optivus team helps athletes get back to full participation after an injury. We work alongside individuals ranging from high-school and college students to recreational and occasional athletes to:
- Minimize downtime from an injury
- Keep the athletes safe and active throughout recovery
- Provide practical advice about the injury, rehabilitation, and what to expect when returning to sport
Our goal is to keep our patients active throughout their plan of care so that they can continue to pursue the sports and lifestyle that they love!
Optivus Physical Therapy is the only clinic in the Greater Mankato with our own in-house aquatic therapy center. Our exclusive pool is set at a constant temperature of 92˚, which is ideal for:
- Maximizing relief of pain and stiffness
- Allowing for more mobility and less pressure on joints due to buoyancy
- Administering fluid resistance that adds variability for strengthening
- Providing an invaluable solution for patients with painful spinal conditions
Our team provides Athletic Training services for a wide variety of events within the Greater Mankato area.
We offer CPR/First Aid/Basic Life Support training through the American Red Cross.
We believe staying active is a key part of managing your pain but understand how difficult this can be. We work alongside our patients, empowering them by helping them understand their pain and help them take back control of their lives so that they can enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle again.
We believe that strengthening is important for recovery but sometimes, due to structural issues or pain, the load required for strengthening is not tolerable. Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) therapy is a unique method of getting the benefit of heavy-load resistance training with a lighter load and is supported by research.
Our team works to develop, customize, and perform tests to determine if potential employees are capable of performing necessary job tasks for companies in the Greater Mankato area.
The Optivus team is proud to provide on-site injury prevention and consultation services to minimize healthcare costs to employers.
Fit-for-Life members receive exclusive access to our pool, gym, and locker room.
Choose Physical Therapy
From migraine treatment and chronic disease prevention to safe pain management, physical therapy enables patients to move forward confidently with an active, healthy lifestyle. Learn more about the benefits and capabilities of physical therapy from the American Physical Therapy Association.
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Take the first step toward your path to recovery. Schedule an appointment today.
*According to Minnesota law, no referral is required to choose your preferred physical therapy clinic. However, some insurances may require a doctor referral. Contact our support staff if you have questions regarding this.