If you've ever happened to watch a doctor drama on television, you are probably familiar with what doctors and surgeons do. They nip and tuck. They do their best to repair your system with corrective surgeries. But they never show what is the next step after that. So what is the next step? Seeking out a good physical therapist or PT for short.
While that may seem like a dramatic description, physical therapists are highly specialized, well-educated licensed health care professionals who are here to help you restore your function and mobility. Though, with a few proactive moves, in many cases you can skip out on all the doctor drama all together. If you are noticing pain in your daily life, seeking out a good physical therapist in many cases may help you avoid surgery and other difficulties such as prescription medication.
Physical therapy itself involves studying how you move and interact with the world and environment around you. What this means is the physical therapist studies how your body works and develops a treatment plan to help you move better and reduce your pain. These custom plans often involve direct manual therapy of your joints and muscles in addition to supervised exercises and strength training.
Physical therapists are there to help you achieve a healthier and happier lifestyle. So make the next move. Nourish yourself and do not hesitate to contact us. You can be pain free and healthy.