Are you suffering from pain, numbness, or weakness along your arm or leg? These symptoms could be from a variety of medical conditions, such as a herniated disc, which is characterized by a slipped vertebrae. Physical therapy can help alleviate discomfort from a herniated disc. Healing from a herniated disc may take time and effort. Going to orthopedic physical therapy is the first step to healing properly. Herniated Discs And Orthopedic Physical Therapy The spine is a complex structure ... [Read More]
Orthopedic Physical Therapy
How Can Physical Therapy Help with an ACL Tear?
An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear is a knee injury that can occur from playing sports or from leading an active lifestyle. In fact, it is one of the most common types of knee injuries, with more than 200,000 cases diagnosed in the U.S. each year. If the ligament is only partially torn, then it can usually heal on its own; but if the ACL tear is fully torn through, surgical repair is usually necessary. An orthopedist will determine the best type of treatment after evaluating your ... [Read More]
When to Visit A Physical Therapy Clinic For Joint Pain
If you have joint pain, you may be wondering when is the right time to seek the expertise of a physical therapist. The answer is now! Physical therapy can be an effective solution to relieving pain as well as to help you regain or improve your strength, movement, and function, which may have been restricted due to an injury, health condition, or illness. What Causes Joint Pain? There are many conditions that can affect joints and lead to pain. In some cases, joint pain may be felt immediately ... [Read More]
An Overview of Orthopedic Physical Therapy
Physical therapy can help people of all ages regain or improve their strength, movement, and function after an injury or illness. Physical therapists are licensed medical professionals whose main goals are to eliminate or minimize your pain and restore your mobility, so you can get back to performing your normal, everyday activities without difficulty or discomfort. Orthopedic physical therapy focuses on the musculoskeletal system and helps to restore function to joints, tendons, ligaments, ... [Read More]