Richard Preneta, PT, physical therapist and owner of Preneta Physical Therapy, has been treating patients in the Fairfield area for more than 25 years. Through his many years and together with a highly experienced team of Physical Therapists, (we actually challenge you to find a local Physical Therapy group with more experience!) Richard has helped thousands of patients get back to their life's activities! CLICK ON IMAGE TO READ MORE
Benefits of High Quality Physical Therapy
Whether you have an orthopedic or sports injury, have just had surgery, are looking to improve balance or gait, or you are looking to promote health, wellness and fitness, Physical Therapy can help to return you to your fullest active potential! CLICK ON IMAGE TO READ MORE
The Importance of Manual Therapy
Preneta Physical Therapists are highly trained in Manual Therapy, a specialized, effective form of physical therapy delivered with their experienced hands. CLICK ON IMAGE TO READ MORE
We Help Athletes Play Their Sports!
And, we get our patients back to doing the activities they want to do! Our physical therapists create personalized treatment plans designed to rehabilitate and then reduce risk of further injury in everyday activities or sports. We see all types of athletes from dancers to swimmers and everyone in between. We are also able to get you ready for competition – need “day of” taping? Give us a call at 203-259-7177 and we can help. CLICK ON IMAGE TO READ MORE
We Offer Programs to Keep you Active and Support Movement!
Personal Training. Full Body Stretching. Balance. We have programs and classes to either support you after you have completed your Physical Therapy treatment or to keep you active in a safe way within our clinical setting. This means you have access to a licensed Physical Therapist for evaluation during your programming so that any special accommodations for your personal care may be made as you participate in a health program or class. Programs include Personal Training, Full Body Stretching, and Balance. CLICK ON IMAGE TO READ MORE
Graston Technique® is successful in effectively treating many soft tissue conditions, whether they are chronic or acute and post surgical. The Graston Technique® offers many advantages to the patient such as:
Decreases overall time of treatment
Fosters faster rehabilitation/recovery
Reduces need for anti-inflammatory medication
Resolves chronic conditions thought to be permanent
Six stainless steel instruments form the cornerstone of Graston Technique®
The curvilinear edge of the patented Graston Technique® Instruments combines with their concave/convex shapes to mold the instruments to various contours of the body. This design allows for ease of treatment, minimal stress to the clinician's hands and maximum tissue penetration.
Graston Technique® is an interdisciplinary treatment used by thousands of clinicians worldwide – Preneta Physical Therapy is a Graston Technique® provider.
Dry Needling by a Physical Therapist: What You Should Know
Dry needling is a technique physical therapists use for the treatment of pain and movement impairments. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle.
Other terms commonly used to describe dry needling, include trigger point dry needling, and intramuscular manual therapy.