Postural Restoration® Center

VTPT is proud to have earned the accreditation of being a Postural Restoration® Center. All VTPT therapists are trained to utilize PRI techniques in their treatment plans. Simply put, PRI considers that the body is inherently NOT symmetrical: our neurological, respiratory, circulatory, muscular, and vision systems are not equal left to right and because of this, the body has to find ways to balance our systems. In truth, it’s genius natural design – after all, how well would we function if all our organs were piled onto one side? As we age, we’d eventually become like a dog perpetually chasing its own tail.

However nature isn’t perfect, and this inherent asymmetry often leads to system disuse or weakness over time. What’s more, an individual’s imbalances are often expressed in unique ways. PT’s with PRI training have the tools to identify and treat these imbalances in an individualized, wholesome manner to improve function and efficiency and reduce pain and injury.

What does this ultimately mean for you, the patient?

PRI means we are treating the WHOLE you, not just the particular body region you came in for. Since our bodies have to ultimately function as one unit, treating the whole body ensures a more successful, long lasting, complete recovery. Improving body symmetry and decreasing muscle imbalances – even if you’re not in pain to begin with – decreases the likelihood of new injury and prevents current conditions from worsening or re-occurring.

If you’ve tried physical therapy before and didn’t feel satisfied with the outcome or didn’t get the results you were hoping for, the PRI treatment approach may be the difference for you.

Interested in learning more about the PRI approach? Visit https://www.posturalrestoration.com for more information, then call us today to schedule your initial evaluation!

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But wait, there's more! We've been busy at #VTPT expanding our offerings to patients. We are very excited to welcome Mindy Cohen, PT, CST, RK to Vermont Physical Therapy.

Mindy comes to us with over 20 years of experience in physical therapy. She has vast experience in outpatient and inpatient, most recently coming from an home health setting working with seniors and chronic care management patients. #VTPT is very excited to have an experienced PT who can spearhead our Gait and Balance Training program. Look for more information about this in in the upcoming weeks!

When not working with patients, Mindy enjoys a number of outdoor and athletic endeavors, including skiing, biking, swimming and hiking. Click the "Book Now" button at the top of this page to request an appointment with Mindy or give our office a call at (802) 497-0736!
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Another warm welcome to #VTPT's new Administrative Assistant, Sarah Miksek!

Sarah is new the medical world but eager to learn all she can about what goes on behind the scenes to make offices like Vermont Physical Therapy run smoothly. A recent grad from Southern New Hampshire University, Sarah graduated with a degree in Business Administration. Patients will most often see her in the front office aiding folks with scheduling, billing questions and everything in between. Even our administrative staff are active folks: Sarah enjoys spending time outdoors and can frequently be found hiking, camping and golfing.
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