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Physical Therapy

Recovery from a broken bone or surgery will likely require physical therapy. It's hard work, but can speed up your recovery. Learn what to expect during rehab and find useful tips to make it easier.

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Relaxing Neck And Shoulder Massage. Tanned Woman Enjoying Neck And Shoulder Massage In A Wellness
What Is Scapular Mobilization?
Doctor doing deep tissue IASTM massage for man with back pain
Everything to Know About Soft Tissue Mobilization
Physical therapist massaging a female patient's foot
What Is Joint Mobilization?
Photo of cold laser light applied to a knee.
Cold Laser Therapy: Potential Treatment for Musculoskeletal Disorders
Biofeedback Training Session. Monitoring Heart Rate, Therapist Explaining Patterns to a Biofeedback Client
Biofeedback Therapy: Control Involuntary Actions in Your Body
senior woman balancing on one leg
What Is the Berg Balance Scale?
low back pain
What Is the Oswestry Disability Index?
Portrait of man in sweatshirt having sudden painful spasm in chest
What is an Intercostal Muscle Strain?
Therapist helping a woman stretch
How Is Physical Therapy Used After a Total Ankle Replacement?
Senior African American man rubbing his shoulder
What Happens in Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Impingement?
Pneumatic Pressure therapy
How Pneumatic Compression Is Used in Physical Therapy
Physical therapist doing mobilisation of the spine
How Is Joint Mobilization Used in Physical Therapy?
Mature man stretching after at home workout
What Physical Therapy Is Needed After Rotator Cuff Surgery?
Chiropractor adjusting neck of patient
Joint Manipulation in Chiropractic and Physical Therapy
Senior man using walker in physiotherapy gym
What Is the Tinetti Test?
Photo of a mother having tummy time with an infant.
Physical Therapy for Torticollis in Children
Physical therapist with child and therapy ball
School-Based Physical Therapy: Educational Access for Your Child
Doctor helps man with physical therapy
Is There A Difference Between Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy?
Three men in business suits competing by running on a track
Choose the Right Clothing and PT Outfit for Your Rehab Sessions
Man clutching ankle injury
Physical Therapy Exercises for Achilles Tendonitis
Surgeon With Digital Tablet Visiting Senior Male Patient In Hospital Bed In Geriatric Unit
Geriatric Certified Specialist: A PT Specialist for Older Individuals
physical therapist assisting elderly man walking in parallel bars
What is a DPT? (And What Can a DPT Do?)
Achilles' tendon scar after surgery.
Friction Massage: Managing Scar Tissue
Woman holding knee in pain
How to Treat an MCL Sprain
Therapist assisting senior woman in strengthening arms with resistance band
Physical Rehabilitation: An Overview
Being Mobility Impaired in Multiple Sclerosis
Physical Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis: Regaining Mobility
Older woman doing PT
Physical Therapy for Osteoporosis
Runner has ankle pain on outside of ankle
Lateral Ankle Pain May Point to Peroneal Tendonitis, and PT Can Help
A patient receiving a treatment in a physical therapy office
Dizzy? Vertigo? You May Benefit from Vestibular Physical Therapy
What to Know About Biomechanical Physical Therapy
Biomechanic Physical Therapy: Definition, Exercises, Benefits
Chiropractor adjusting neck of patient
Physical Therapy vs. Chiropractic: Which Is Best for Your Condition?
physical therapist assessing a patient's hip mobility
What Is Outpatient Physical Therapy?
Calf muscle injury on running outdoors. Senior man holding knee by hands and suffering with pain. Sprain ligament or periosteum problem.
How an Achilles Tendon Rupture Is Treated Without Surgery
Even with healthcare costs on the rise, few people are adequately planning for the burden. Here's how a financial advisor could help.
Paying for Physical Therapy: Affordable Care and Positive Outcomes
physical therapist assisting elderly man walking in parallel bars
Exercises and Types of Physical Therapy for Older Adults
Female physical therapist assisting man with leg exercise
What to Expect in Sports Medicine Physical Therapy
woman stretching hamstrings
What to Expect From Trochanteric Bursitis Physical Therapy
physical therapist assisting man with core exercise
What to Expect from Spinal Stenosis Physical Therapy
physical therapist assisting elderly woman walking in parallel bars
What Is Neurological Physical Therapy?
A young white woman getting an adjustment to her neck by an unseen male healthcare professional in light green scrubs.
Benefits of Getting a Physical Therapy Massage
Mobilization of the spine by a physical therapist
Hands-On (Manual) Physical Therapy: Benefits and Techniques
Sportsman feeling backache at a park
Herniated Disc Physical Therapy: What to Expect and Exercises
Senior woman with hand pain standing in living room
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Physical Therapy: What to Expect
woman performing bridge exercise
What Is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?
carpal tunnel or arthritis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Physical Therapy Can Help
Pediatric physical therapist working with a child.
Pediatric Physical Therapy: Rehab for Kids
tennis elbow
What to Expect from Physical Therapy for Tennis Elbow
Pregnant woman doing exercises in a physiotherapy clinic
Postpartum Physical Therapy: How It Works
Woman with Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Fatigue, Pain, or Loss of Mobility Due to Cancer? PT Can Help
hand therapy
Hand Physical Therapy for Arthritis
Businesswoman using virtual reality headset at laptop in office
Virtual Reality Headset Use in PT: A Novel Approach to Rehab
A female PT talks with a male older patient.
Understanding Racial Disparities in the PT Profession
Photo of a PT holding a woman with a gait belt.
What Is a Gait Belt and How Does Your Physical Therapist Use It?
Photo of a man receiving care at home.
What is Post Intensive Care Syndrome, And How Can PT Help?
Dry needling being performed on a woman's back
Dry Needling: Uses, Side Effects, Procedure, Results
Photo of a senior man with shoulder pain being examined by a PT.
Biceps Tendonitis? Here's How PT Can Help
Photo of a man performing a bench press.
Pectoralis Rupture: What to Expect from Physical Therapy
Your body seems to be recovering well
How Do You Know If You Need Physical Therapy?
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How an Orthopedic Physical Therapist Can Help With Your Injuries
Photo of a physical therapist stretching a patient's hip.
Physical Therapy & Sexual Misconduct: What to Know

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