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Physical Therapy Expert Witness Retained

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Physical Therapy Expert Witness Retained

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A well-qualified Physical Therapist Expert witness was retained on a case where the defending Physical Therapist failed to adhere to the standard of care for an elderly patient recovering from Cardiogenic shock.

The Physical Therapist failed to make a sound professional judgment prior to introducing the patient to tandem walking which resulted in the patient falling and fracturing their hip which in turn lead to more hospitalizations and surgery and the patient requiring more assistance to ambulate and perform daily activities if living.

Med League’s Physical Therapy expert witness, who specializes in all aspect of geriatric care was retained to conduct an independent review of the standard of care provided by the defending physical Therapist.

Physical Therapist care for patients who are injured an patients pre or post a surgical procedure.

Physical Therapy is a form of exercise treatment that helps patients who have been immobilized or impaired in their movement and flexibility.

Physical Therapists assist patients with rehabilitation so that they can increase their muscle flexibility and range of motion as well as increase the same.

Physical Therapists device regimens depending on the age of the patient and their individual needs. These regimens are a combination of exercises for strength and endurance, stretching for flexibility and range of motion and hot/cold compress to treat pain or soreness in muscles and joints.

Physical Therapists also employ electrical stimulation, ultrasound, massage, and aquatic therapy.

Most of our Physical Therapist Expert Witness are certified in:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Physical Therapist (PT)

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Physical Therapist Expert witness has over 20 years of experience with extensive experience in caring for the elderly Our Physical expert is a Crisis Manager and is proficient in emergencies. 

Med League provides medical expert witnesses to trial lawyers. Please call us at (908)788-8227 or contact us today to discuss your next case.

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