What types of treatments will I receive?

January 26th, 2019

There are dozens of different types of treatment interventions. Here is a list of treatment interventions: Active Range of Motion (AROM) – the patient lifts or moves a body part through range of motion against gravity. AROM is usually one of the first modalities prescribed for arthritis. Active Assistive Range of Motion (AAROM) – therapist-assisted active range

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Why are people referred to physical therapy?

January 26th, 2019

You and others may be referred to physical therapy because of a movement dysfunction associated with pain. Your difficulty with moving part(s) of your body (like bending at the low back or difficulty sleeping on your shoulder, etc.) very likely results in limitations with your daily activities (e.g., difficulty getting out of a chair, an

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What do physical therapist do?

January 26th, 2019

You have probably heard of the profession of physical therapy. Maybe you have had a conversation with a friend about how physical therapy helped get rid of his or her back pain, or you might know someone who needed physical therapy after an injury. You might even have been treated by a physical therapist yourself.

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