Orthopedic physical therapy is a type of physical therapy that is used to treat injuries and conditions of the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system is made up of the bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. Orthopedic physical therapists use a variety of techniques to help patients improve their range of motion, strength, and function.
Orthopedic physical therapy can be used to treat a wide variety of injuries and conditions, including:
- Sprains and strains
- Rotator cuff tears
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Plantar fasciitis
- Back pain
- Neck pain
Orthopedic physical therapy can also be used to help people who have had surgery on their musculoskeletal system. For example, orthopedic physical therapists can help people who have had knee surgery to regain their range of motion and strength.
Orthopedic physical therapy is a safe and effective treatment for a variety of injuries and conditions. If you are experiencing pain or limited function due to an injury or condition, talk to our doctor about whether orthopedic physical therapy is right for you.
Here are some of the benefits of orthopedic physical therapy:
- Reduces pain and inflammation
- Improves range of motion
- Increases strength and endurance
- Improves balance and coordination
- Reduces the risk of reinjury
- Improves quality of life
If you are considering orthopedic physical therapy, be sure to find our qualified physical therapist who has experience treating the specific condition you are experiencing.