Physical Therapy

/Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy 2018-01-04T22:07:24+00:00

Physical therapy is a health profession whose primary purpose is the promotion of optimal health and function through prevention, assessment, and treatment of acute or prolonged movement dysfunctions. Physical therapy provides evaluation and treatment of mechanical pain resulting from an injury (i.e. a car accident) or a gradual onset of symptoms (i.e. low back pain from degenerative changes).

Physical therapy utilizes several tools to resolve symptomatic dysfunction. These tools include:

modalities
soft tissue mobilization
joint mobilization
individualized exercise plans
posture and body mechanics education
The benefits of physical therapy include:

regaining function
reducing pain
preventing injury and re-injury
enhancing performance for athletes
minimizing lost time off from work