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Value of Physical Therapy in Addressing the Life-Limiting Effects of Eating Disorders

December 3, 2020
Choose PT
Nicole Sobotka was interviewed about the value of physical therapy in the treatment of eating disorders in this article published on Choose PT

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Physical therapist might not be the first health care provider that comes to mind for treating people with eating disorders. But building strength and achieving healthy movement can help people who have them. Physical therapy also is a means of improving people’s long-term recovery.

Physical therapist Nicole Sobotka explains how she and her team address their patients' life-limiting issues. She is a firm believer that physical therapists can play a role in helping people address these challenges.

Nicole is part of a treatment team that provides an ICU level of care to severely malnourished patients. She describes their efforts and shares some patient success stories.

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ACUTE Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Designation from Anthem
In 2018, the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition at Denver Health was honored by Anthem Health as a Center of Excellence for Medical Treatment of Severe and Extreme Eating Disorders. ACUTE is the first medical unit ever to achieve this designation in the field of eating disorders. It comes after a rigorous review process.

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