Often, when you’re injured or laid up because of a surgery or medical condition, your muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments all pay the price, leaving you with limited function. Physical therapy works and stretches your connective tissues to help you:
Physical therapy is typically one component of an overall treatment plan, but it has a significant impact on how quickly your recovery progresses.
The health care professionals at Men’s Health Chicago turn to physical therapy in numerous situations, including:
This list is by no means comprehensive, but physical therapy often plays a useful role in most recovery situations.
A typical physical therapy session includes several components that are based on your situation and goals. A physical therapist’s arsenal includes:
As important as the in-office visits are in your recovery, the health care providers at Men’s Health Chicago send you home with exercises that you’ll continue to do on your own.
The more dedicated you are to these recommended exercises, the faster your body will heal and regain normal function.
The number of visits you need is entirely contingent upon the extent of the problem you’re trying to correct.
Sometimes, all it takes are a couple of visits to get you back to functioning normally. With more severe injuries or problems, however, you may have to relearn some basics, such as climbing and descending stairs, which requires more sessions.
The team at Men’s Health Chicago works with you to come up with a treatment plan that relieves your pain and restores your function in the most timely manner possible. Call or book an appointment online to get on the road to recovery.
At Men's Health Chicago, we accept most major insurance plans and sel pay. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.
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