Physical Therapy

Provide Physical Therapists (PTs) to go to the Bethlehem Orphanage and Asile Senior Center to administer to the severely handicapped children and adults who reside there.

Haiti Orphanage 3                 Haiti Orphange 1

Physical Therapist’s are health care professionals who diagnose and treat the residents, from newborns to the very oldest, who have paralysis, medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives.

Handicapped Child 5              Handicapped Child 1                Handicapped Child 4

Some of the functions performed include:

  • Diagnose and manage movement dysfunction and enhance physical and functional abilities.
  • Restore, maintain, and promote not only optimal physical function but optimal wellness and fitness and optimal quality of life as it relates to movement and health.
  • Prevent the onset, symptoms, and progression of impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities that may result from diseases, disorders, conditions, or injuries.

For more information contact worldhungerdrive@stmatthewcatholic.org.