What is Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapists evaluate and treat diagnoses that inhibit the ability to perform everyday function or recreational activities. This can range from diagnoses such as ankle sprains, post-stroke, or someone who just underwent joint surgery. Physical therapists evaluate a persons strength, flexibility, range of motion, posture, balance, body mechanics, coordination and endurance. After the evaluation is completed a physical therapist will come up with an individualized treatment plan that will improve any impairments found during the evaluation. The goal is to return an individual to pain-free everyday function or pain-free recreational activities.

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