Physical therapists are evidence-based health care professionals who offer effective treatment to improve mobility and relieves pain. Physical Therapy may reduce the need for surgery, and allows individualized treatment plans designed for each patient.
Improving Motion And Mobility
Physical therapists can teach patients how to prevent and manage their condition for long-term health benefits. PTs examine each individual and develop a personalized plan, using treatment techniques to promote Range Of Motion, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability.
Physical therapists address the injured patient and assesses their limitations, pain levels, ROM, strength and flexibility. Based on these evaluations, a treatment plan is made and each patient begins their path to the restoration of health.
Physical Therapists can utilize a variety of treatment techniques, massage, ultrasound, electrical muscle stimulation, traction, heat and/or cold therapy to relieve pain, exercise to strengthen muscles, improve coordination, balance and endurance, provide a HEP, home exercise program, and instruction on injury prevention.
Types of Conditions Physical Therapists Treat:
- Arthritis Pain
- Back and Neck Pain
- Dizziness and balance deficits
- Acute, Subacute and Chronic conditions
- Knee, Hip, and Ankle dysfunction and pain
- Shoulder, elbow, and wrist/hand dysfunction and pain
- Repetitive Stress Injuries
- Pre and Post-Surgical Conditions
- Sports Injuries