Physical Therapy:

  • A treatment method that helps to improve movement, relieve pain, improve or restore physical function and fitness level
  • The goal of physical therapy is to help make daily activities and tasks easier
  • Physical therapy can be beneficial following some surgeries, for injuries or long-term health problems, and can either be used alone or with other treatments

Physical Therapy Evaluation:

  • Assessing injury and determining the best treatment plan is a key focus of a physical therapy evaluation at choosing joy, inc., and may include the following:
    • Detailed medical history and assessment of current complaints
    • Measurements of muscle strength and joint range of motion
    • Instruction on beneficial stretches and/or exercises to assist in the healing process
    • Therapeutic modalities, such as therapeutic ultrasound or electrical stimulation, as necessary if determined beneficial by the therapist
    • Home exercise programs, prescribed as the patient improves with treatment
  • Any health concerns you may have should be discussed at this evaluation so that the therapist can formulate a complete treatment recommendation that is specific to your needs.

For more information
regarding physical therapy, please visit WebMD.