Are you suffering from new or chronic pain? Do you have issues with mobility? Are you recovering from an injury? If the answer is yes, you may benefit from seeking help from one of our physical therapists.
What is physical therapy?
According to the American Physical Therapy Association, a physical therapist is a trained and licensed medical professional with experience in diagnosing physical abnormalities, restoring physical function and mobility, maintaining physical function, and promoting physical activity and proper function.
How can physical therapy help me?
Physical therapy can help patients in a variety of ways, including:
- Reduce pain and the need for pain medications
- Avoid surgery
- Recuperate from needed surgery more quickly
- Recover from injury or trauma
- Improved mobility and movement
- Recovery from stroke
- Fall prevention
- Improved balance
- Management of age-related medical issues
- Care of neuromuscular diseases
What to Expect at a Physical Therapy Appointment
Physical therapists evaluate your conditions and develop a care plan that guides your therapy. They may perform hands-on treatments and can also teach you special exercises to help you move and function better.
At your visit, you will undergo a physical exam and evaluation, including evaluation of movement and flexibility, as well as muscle and joint motion and performance.
Next, you will receive a clinical diagnosis, prognosis, plan of care, and short and long-term goals.
Additionally, you will receive treatment and intervention based on the therapist’s evaluation and diagnosis.
Lastly, your physical therapist will provide self-management recommendations and home exercises to complete.
Conditions Treated at Complete Care:
While our team treats a wide range of concerns, the most common reasons patients seek care is due to:
- Accident & Injury Recovery
- Pre-Op & Post-Op Recovery
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Workman’s Compensation Cases
- Neuromuscular Diseases (Parkinson’s, Muscular Dystrophy, IBM, etc.)
- Chronic Pain
- Advancing Age
- Sports Training/Rehabilitation