What is Physical Therapy?

What is Physical Therapy?

  • Reduce pain from an injury using various modalities
  • Educate patients home exercise strategies to assist with recovery
  • Treatment of injuries/disorders using physical methods, such as exercise, manual techniques
  • Treatment designed to improve mobility and keep muscles lengthened and correct imbalances
  • Treatment aimed at recovery from weakness, loss of coordination or limited endurance;
  • Therapeutic exercises instructed to treat a disease or disability;
  • Therapy that can restore function and prevent physical disability following disease, injury or loss of body part.
  • Treatments that can treat pain in muscles, nerves, joints and bones;
  • Treatments that can improve function of a limb.