Benefits of Physical Therapy

Benefits to Physical Therapy:

 

Maximize your Movement

Physical therapists identify, diagnose, and treat movement problems. They help people maintain or restore as much function as possible. Physical function and movement are very important to:

 

Get the recommended amount of Physical Activity

Regular physical activity can benefit your physical, mental and social health. It also helps prevent or improve many chronic conditions, such as:

Manage pain and avoid opioids

Physical therapists help patients manage pain without the risks of opioid use. Opioid risks include depression, substance use disorder, overdose and withdrawal symptoms when stopping use. 

Avoid surgery 

Physical therapists help people manage pain and improve movement problems. Some pain and movement problems can become chronic and lead to surgery. Physical therapy helps to reduce the symptoms of many chronic diseases and conditions. It also can keep many problems from getting worse. Physical therapists can help you avoid the need for, and the costs and risks of surgery. 

 

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