When many people think of physical therapy, they envision recovery from an injury or surgery. While therapeutic exercise is used to help regain function after a trauma to the body, it’s not the only time it is beneficial. Physical therapy can also be used as part of a treatment plan to reduce symptoms and improve function for many types of health conditions and symptoms, including:
Drs. Arndt and Snyder at Active Lifestyle Medical incorporate physical therapy when it can be beneficial to your overall wellness.
For some injuries and conditions, endurance training is needed to help achieve better stamina, whether it’s to breathe better through the day or improve the length of activity you can achieve. Resistance physical therapy helps build strength in the muscles, tendons, and fascia, and is especially useful for recovery after an injury or surgery. Flexibility training can help if you have limited joint function or other mobility issues.
Strength, flexibility, and endurance are all an integral part of improving body function. Therapeutic exercises work on improving one or all of these factors in the context of an overall treatment. The practitioners at Active Lifestyle Medical want to give their patients all the tools available to enhance their health and achieve ongoing benefits from their treatments.
When combined with manual adjustments, physical therapy has many benefits, including:
By combining therapeutic exercises with other treatments, you can enhance and quicken the results for your health improvement. Almost any health condition that affects your mobility can benefit from the use of specific physical therapy exercises targeting the affected areas, giving you more control over your health.
We accept the majority of health insurance plans. Please call our office if you do not see yours listed or have any other questions.
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