Physical Therapy therapy has trained professional who specialize in evaluating and treating physical abnormalities due to an injury, disability, disease or condition.
Physical Therapists can be found in hospitals, outpatient care clinics, schools, fitness centers, nursing homes or most common private practices.
Thinking about attending Physical Therapy?
There is no need for you to worry if you haven’t been to PT ever and here is why!
A Physical Therapist will help you get through all the phases throughout your treatment.
-For example, An initial physical exam and evaluation will be done where the therapist will assess your range of motion, posture, flexibility and muscle strength among other special tests.
-You will then receive a clinical diagnosis, prognosis and a plan of care will be build and short term and long term goals will be set based of what you want to work on achieving as well for personal goals.
– Finally, Physical Therapy treatment sessions will be organized as recommended specifically by your therapist in which he/she will also recommended how often a week you will have to attend and for how many weeks approximately.
The main goal after your recommended session is to educate and give resources to stay compliant with an updated Home Exercise Program.
If not convinced yet?
Here are some Benefits Of Physical Therapy.
-Recovery from trauma or injury
-Improving mobility and movement
-Pain management with reducing the need of pain killers
If you think therapy will benefit you, maybe it’s time to start looking for a Therapist who can help. Therefore, your insurance or healthcare provider could refer you to one so an initial evaluation can be scheduled!
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. -Jim Rohn