helps you get back to full strength and movement after an illness or injury. Physical therapy assists you to rebuild strength and range of motion and, therapist and woman patient altered
can help to manage pain caused by surgery, a sports injury, joint disease and chronic diseases like back pain and arthritis. When done properly and consistently, physical therapy can help prevent permanent damage and recurring problems.
Physical therapy uses a combination of techniques to relieve pain and boost coordination, strength, endurance, flexibility, and range of motion. Physical therapists (PTs) often ask patients to use exercise equipment commonly seen in a gym as well as exercise balls and free weights. A Physical Therapist may also use heat or cold, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, massage, and water or whirlpool baths.