What Can Physical Therapy Do For Me?

Written by Dana L. Davis, MPT, MTT; Reviewed by Stephen E. Heim, MD Physical therapy (PT) is a proven non-surgical treatment for spine-related pain caused by spondylosis (spinal arthritis), degenerative disc disease, whiplash and other disorders. PT is often part of a patient’s multidisciplinary treatment approach that may include medications and spinal injections. Furthermore, active and passive types […]

Physical Therapy After Total Knee Replacement

If you’ve had knee replacement surgery, chances are very high that you’ll feel far less pain and can move around much better than before. Physical therapy (PT) is an important part of that recovery. Rehab exercises will help you walk, climb stairs, and return to other normal activities more quickly. Physical Therapy Right After Surgery […]

9 Types of Physical Therapy Explained

Physical therapy is a crucial component of any orthopedic condition’s recovery process, whether you’re facing a disorder, disability, disease, or injury. Physical therapists use a variety of techniques and methods to help patients get better. Here are nine types of physical therapy that you may find useful for your orthopedic recovery.  EXERCISE Exercise is a crucial component […]