10 Reasons Why Physical Therapy is Beneficial

Call Now! (855)555-1212 Physical therapy helps people of all ages who have medical conditions, illnesses or injuries that limit their regular ability to move and function. A customized physical therapy program can help individuals return to their prior level of functioning, and encourage activities and lifestyle changes that can help prevent further injury and improve overall health and well being. Primary care doctors often refer patients to physical therapy at the first sign of a problem, since it is considered a conservative approach to managing problems. Wondering what makes physical therapy so important? Here are 10 ways it may benefit you: Reduce or eliminate pain. Therapeutic exercises and manual therapy techniques such as joint and soft tissue mobilization or treatments such as ultrasound, taping or electrical stimulation can help relieve pain and restore muscle and joint function to reduce pain. Such therapies can also prevent pain from returning. Avoid surgery. If physical therapy helps you eliminate pain or heal from an injury, surgery may not be needed. And even if surgery is required, you may benefit from pre-surgery physical therapy. If you are going into a surgery stronger and in better shape, you will recover faster afterwards in many cases. Also, by avoiding surgery, health care costs are reduced. Improve mobility. If you’re having trouble standing, walking or moving—no matter your age—physical therapy can help. Stretching and strengthening exercises help restore your ability to move. Physical therapists can properly fit individuals with a cane, crutches or any other assistive device, or assess for orthotic prescription. By customizing an individual care plan, whatever activity that is important to an individual’s life can be practiced...

Suffering From Back Pain?

Don’t Let Back Pain Get You Down Call Now: 888-555-1515 Chronic back pain is one of the top reasons people seek medical treatment in America resulting in lost wages and reduced productivity. It affects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives, with the lower back being the most susceptible to pain and injury. There are many different conditions that can result in low back pain, including: sprained ligaments, strained muscles, ruptured disks, trigger points, arthritis, obesity, psychological stress and inflamed joints, sports injuries or accidents, and sometimes even the simplest movements, like tying shoe laces, can have painful results. This pain can limit the range of activities that you might enjoy and prevent you from engaging in fun activities with your friends and family, such as playing your favorite sports. Temporary solutions such as heating pads and over-the-counter analgesics that you can use can be found in the market. However, they do not treat the underlying problem of back pain. Call Now to find a local health care professional near you. And alternate natural way to treat pain. Call Now!...