Physical Therapy helps people who are in pain or have decreased strength and movement caused by injury, illness or surgery. Patients work directly with a qualified Physical Therapist using an individualized treatment program. A variety of techniques and equipment are used to decrease pain and increase muscle function.
Some common ailments treated by Physical Therapists include:
- back and neck pain from physical conditions or accidents
- recovery from surgery, such as knee and hip replacements
- regaining skills affected by stroke
In addition to the treatment provided at the hospital, Physical Therapists provide exercises that patients can do at home to enhance recovery.
For more information, contact your physician or call 301-552-8144.