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Learn About Injuries - Procedures - Treatments - Therapy

What Is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, involves the treatment, healing, and prevention of injuries or disabilities.

Physical therapy helps to relieve pain, promote healing, and restore function and movement. Pain treatment can be accomplished through physical therapy.

 

Most important, you will learn valuable information to help you live a more active, pain-free life.

Physical therapy is an integral part of treatment for patients with pain and/or movement dysfunction resulting from disability or disease. Through proper evaluation and treatment,

Physical therapy can minimize pain and disability and maximize functional potential.

Physical therapists also help promote a healthy lifestyle by educating on injury prevention and maintaining a personal fitness program.

Our therapists are experienced in treating a variety of medical and physical conditions needed for individuals affected by injury or illness in a convenient community setting.

 

We develop individual treatment plans designed to help patients regain an improved quality of life & return to prior level of function.

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)

Introduction Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common problem affecting the hand and wrist. Symptoms begin when the median nerve gets squeezed inside the carpal tunnel of the wrist, a medical condition known asnerve entrapment or compressive neuropathy. Any condition...

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries

Introduction The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is probably the most commonly injured ligament of the knee. In most cases, the ligament is injured by people participating in athletic activity. As sports have become an increasingly important part of day-to-day life...

Congenital Flatfoot (Pes Planus) in Children

  Introduction Flatfeet (also known as pes planus) describes a condition in which the longitudinal (lengthwise) and/or medial (crosswise) arches of the foot are dropped down or flat. The entire bottom of the bare foot is in contact with the floor or ground surface...

Weightlifter’s Shoulder (Distal Clavicular Osteolysis)

Introduction Weightlifter's shoulder is a painful deterioration of the distal end of the clavicle (collar bone). It is an overuse phenomenon that causes tiny fractures along the end of the clavicle. A breakdown of the bone (osteolysis) occurs. Weightlifters aren't the...
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