Physical Therapy

According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) “Physical therapists are movement experts who improve quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands-on care, and patient education.
Physical therapists examine each person and then develop a treatment plan to improve their ability to move, reduce or manage pain, restore function, and prevent disability. Physical therapists can have a profound effect on people’s lives. They help people achieve fitness goals, regain or maintain their independence, and lead active lives.”

Common conditions treated by Physical Therapists: Spine pain, Joint pain, Sports Injuries, Concussions/vestibular dysfunction (specialty), Post-operative care

Common procedures that Physical Therapists do: Therapeutic exercises, Therapeutic activities, Gait training, Neuromuscular re-education, Manual Therapy, Dry needling (specialty)