Physical Therapy

Your body being healthy and mobile is key to your ability to lead a happy and fulfilling life where you are capable of participating in all physical, professional and personal pursuits.

Our job is to help you obtain that healthy body and then to maintain that health so you can lead the life you want. How we do that is by reducing pain, regaining and maintaining your optimal physical health. Our multi-disciplinary approach, treats your whole body (not just points of pain), and is created and continuously tailored to your specific and ever-changing needs.

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As physical therapists, we are healthcare professionals. We diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the elderly.  Our patients are anyone that has a medical problem or other chronic condition that limits their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives.

Our process is straight-forward. 

    • We provide a thorough examination to uncover the imbalance that is causing your problems usually due to an acute injury or repetitive issues like wear and tear.
    • Next, we develop a treatment plan using protocols and techniques specific to the injury and imbalance. The goal of every treatment program is the same; to promote and increase the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. How we accomplish that goal is unique and tailored to each individual patient.
    • Finally, once we have addressed the imbalance and created a plan to maintain balance and pain-free function, we must look at lifelong challenges. This involves our work with you, our patient to prevent the loss of mobility before it happens. In other words, we develop a fitness and wellness program to support and better guaranteed a healthier and more active life for you in the long term.

Our dedicated and passionate staff is comprised of Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Aides, Physical Therapy Assistants, Certified Exercise Rehabilitation Specialists, and Massage Therapists.


 AHP Physical Therapy in Norwalk Connecticut Focuses on a Holistic Full Body Treatment

    • We provide manual or  “hands-on” therapy techniques throughout each physical therapy session.
    • Our on-site, expansive rehabilitation gym offers endless options to work your targeted areas in different ways to maximize healing, provide relief of stiffness, and to challenge your body to recover faster and stronger thereby reducing the likelihood of reinjury.
    • We educate every patient on the physical dynamics of their injury and condition. Knowing what caused the problems is a significant component for creating a cure. We then explain how we will rehabilitate the sources of pain, inflammation, and imbalance.  At every step, we want to reduce, or better yet, altogether avoid the need for injections, pain medication, and surgery.
    • Finally….We arm you with not only the knowledge of how you can help yourself at home to maintain all that you have gained with in office specialized PT, but we also send you  home with a customized Home Exercise Program that can easily be pulled up on your phone or computer!

Our promise to you

In our work with patients of all ages, abilities, and levels of impairment, we promise each patient we will:

      • Diagnose and work diligently to address movement dysfunction to enhance and maximize physical and complete body functional capabilities.
      • Restore, maintain, and encourage optimal physical function and abilities so you can lead an  active and pain-free life at any age
      • Educate and support maintenance program plans that create optimal wellness and fitness for the best quality of life possible for all of our patients.
      • Strive to prevent the onset and progression of imbalances that can lead to impairments, functional limitations, or disease.

Our Services

      • Manual (hands-on) therapy techniques tailored to your specific injury and requirements.
      • Kinesio taping
      • Myofascial release
      • Balance assessment & training
      • Dry needling – Acupuncture
      • Cupping
      • Therapeutic exercise
      • Post rehabilitative exercise
      • Mobility and Injury Risk assessment

Physical Therapy is the art and science of physical care and rehabilitation. Our Physical Therapists customize a treatment plan based on the individual history, injury and a thorough assessment. In most cases, PT care is available without a prescription. You can get care when you need it.

AHP Motto

Melissa Goldring, RPT

Melissa Goldring, RPT

Serena Keklik, RPT

Serena Keklik, RPT

Diane Cano, PTA

Diane Cano, PTA

Living in pain should never be an option... 

Our mission at AHP-PT is to help our patients to Feel Well, Live Well, Age Well.

For many, living life in pain has become a way of life. We find that unacceptable. For more than 30 years, AHP has helped thousands realize what it means to be free of pain and immobility.

We specialize in:

    • Pre- and post-operative conditions
    • Back and neck pain
    • Body misalignments (scoliosis)/Spinal dysfunctions
    • Balance disorders
    • Postural assessment and re-education
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headaches
    • Hip pain
    • Knee pain
    • Muscle, myofascial and joint pain
    • Orthopaedic injuries
    • Osteoporosis
    • Shoulder pain
    • Sprains and strains
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports-related injuries
    • Weakness or loss of motion
    • Work-related injuries
    • Wrist pain

Our team of specialty trained clinicians includes board-certified specialists with extensive education, advanced certifications, and clinical expertise, ensuring the most progressive and comprehensive treatment possible. The highly trusted healthcare professionals at AHP-PT examine, diagnose, treat, and work to help prevent conditions that limit the body’s ability to move and function in all aspects of work and play in daily life.

Welcome to Advanced Health Professionals

Since 1990, Advanced Health Professionals [AHP] has helped thousands of patients recover from pain and injury.

AHP is the Norwalk CT area's leading provider of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Acupuncture services.

Did you know that most of us experience joint and/or muscle pain either chronically or occasionally? Living in pain is unnecessary and unhealthy.

At AHP, we fight this type of pain every day. Dynamic Rehabilitation attacks the cause of your pain making you stronger and able to move through your life in the best possible way!

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