Patient Tips

A series of Physical Therapy tips for patients dealing with strokes, diabetes, ACL injuries, lower back pain, knee pain, neck pain and other types of pain.

Treating Neck Pain

Studies show that treatment by a physical therapist can provide short- and long-term relief for people with neck pain. A physical therapist designed program of exercises can relieve neck pain and improve mobility without expensive surgery or side effects of pain medication. Proven treatments include manual physical therapy and exercise. Patients have reported they not …

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Physical Therapy and Low Back Pain

Physical therapists, who are experts in restoring and improving motion in people’s lives, play an important role not only in treating persistent or recurrent low back pain, but also in prevention and risk reduction. Physical therapists are highly-educated, licensed health care professionals who can help patients reduce pain and improve or restore mobility – in …

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Physical Therapy and Walking Aids

Physical therapists, who are experts in restoring and improving motion, recommend that elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids be properly assessed and fitted by a physical therapist to avoid fall-related injuries. With emergency rooms experiencing 47,000 fall-related visits annually from senior citizens due to improper use and fit of walking aids*, …

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