Goodlife Physical Medicine
Orthopedics, Pain Management, Chiropractors, Physical Therapy and Massage located in Redondo Beach, El Segundo, and Torrance, CA
Physical Therapy Q & A
What health benefits will I gain from physical therapy?
Physical therapy uses numerous modalities to rehabilitate your musculoskeletal system, promote healing, and restore strength and function.
The treatments you receive improve your health by:
- Increasing blood flow
- Diminishing inflammation
- Restoring muscle strength
- Increasing range of motion
- Promoting flexibility
- Rebuilding balance
- Improving body mechanics
Your physical therapist works with your medical team at Goodlife Physical Medicine to provide comprehensive care. However, physical therapists are also trained to examine patients, evaluate their physical therapy needs, and develop a treatment plan that reaches their goals.
What health conditions improve with physical therapy?
Physical therapy plays a vital role in pain management and helps you recover from orthopedic injuries and conditions. You will also benefit from physical therapy after surgery and need to regain strength, mobility, and function.
Patients need physical therapy for too many reasons to create a comprehensive list of the conditions. A few examples include arthritis, knee injuries, fractures, sprains, and the long list of conditions that cause shoulder pain, knee pain, neck pain, and back pain.
What types of treatment will I receive during physical therapy?
The licensed physical therapists at Goodlife Physical Medicine specialize in numerous active and passive physical therapy modalities. When they develop your treatment plan, they combine different techniques based on your health care needs.
These are a few examples of physical therapy treatments:
- Structured exercise
- Strength training
- Balance training
- Manual therapy
- Gait training
- Stabilization exercises
- Endurance training
- Flexibility and stretching exercises
- Joint mobilization
- Cold laser
- Shockwave therapy
- Therapeutic ultrasound
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
Whether you want to regain the level of function you need for daily living, or you want to train to return to competitive sports, your physical therapy program focuses on getting you to that goal.
Can I continue physical therapy at home?
Continuing physical therapy at home ensures that you reach your goals and achieve optimal results. Your physical therapist creates a specific exercise plan to follow, showing you the proper form to safely continue your program at home.
If you have questions about physical therapy or need to schedule an appointment, call Goodlife Physical Medicine or book online today.
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