The Purpose of Physical Therapy

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Your doctor may recommend that you visit a physical therapy specialist if your mobility or range of motion has been compromised. Physical therapy is an incredibly effective and valuable form of treatment for whiplash, arthritis, sports injuries, or any other illness or injury that has restricted your movement. Here is a closer look at the benefits and purpose of physical therapy with a chiropractor.

Restore Mobility and Range of Motion

There are many injuries and diseases that can affect your mobility and range of motion. Physical therapy is an effective method of whiplash treatment, arthritis treatment, and inflammation treatment. Your physical therapist will design a personalized exercise program for you that targets the source of your stiffness, inflammation, weakness, and pain. The exercise program will strengthen your muscles and promote flexibility, making it gradually easier for you to move the affected body part.

Improve Your Daily Life

When you’re unable to complete daily tasks without pain and discomfort, your physical and emotional health may be significantly affected. Visiting a chiropractor for physical therapy will provide you with the tools you need to improve your daily life. This may include daily exercises, behavior modification, nutrition advice, and other important lifestyle changes. As your condition improves through physical therapy, you’ll become happier, more confident, and more capable. The more mobile and independent you become, the better your overall quality of life will be.

Reduce Your Need for Prescription Drugs or Surgery

Some doctors immediately recommend prescription drugs or surgery to treat an injury or disease. These options can be both costly and risky. Your chiropractor can use physical therapy and chiropractic care techniques to reduce pain, restore mobility, and eliminate your need for prescription drugs or surgery.

If you’re in need of physical therapy near The Woodlands, come see us at The Houston Spine & Rehabilitation Centers. Our licensed and experienced physical therapists work closely with each patient to provide comprehensive, personalized care that will improve your health and life that is our purpose of physical therapy.

Dr. Mark Yezak
Mark Yezak, BS, DC, is the founder, chiropractic director, and chief of staff at Houston Spine & Rehabilitation Centers. Offering 25 years of experience. Dr. Yezak is a published author of research papers, books, and journal entries. He is undoubtedly a leader in his field.
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