Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is about helping people and about helping people help themselves!
Physical therapists help people with orthopedic conditions such as low back pain or osteoporosis; joint and soft tissue injuries such as fractures and dislocations; neurological conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, or Parkinson's disease; connective tissue injuries such as burns or wounds; cardiopulmonary and circulatory conditions such as congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; and workplace injuries including repetitive stress disorders and sports injuries.



Physical Therapy aims to restore movement and function, relieve pain, and prevent illness and injury.


Physical Therapy is the evaluation and treatment of numerous physical conditions of all age groups


Physical Therapy treats people with musculoskeletal disorders such as neck strains or knee injuries; neurological deficits such as stroke patients or cerebral palsy children, and skin disorders such as wounds, burns or diabetic foot ulcers.


Physical Therapy is active in cardiac care by monitoring and progressing patients after a heart attack or with cardiovascular difficulties.


Physical Therapy is also active in the rehabilitation of pulmonary patients. One might assist in decreasing oxygen requirement or one might improve breathing techniques.


Physical Therapy includes practice in sports medicine, fitness and health, the performing arts, industrial screening, and with women's health issues such as pregnancy or incontinence issues.


Physical Therapy may be available in hospitals, outpatient clinics, schools, home health agencies, nursing homes, and fitness clubs.


Physical Therapy is about teaching people about their body, their disorder, and their health.


Physical Therapy helps people lead more active and independent lives.