What is Physical Therapy?
Physical Therapy, performed by a Physical Therapist or a Physical Therapist Assistant, is a dynamic profession which focuses on the restoration, maintenance, and promotion of optimal physical function.
- Diagnose and manage movement dysfunction and enhance physical function.
- Provide services to prevent onset, symptoms, and progression of impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities that may result from diseases, disorders, conditions, or injuries.
Also known as: physiotherapy and physiotherapist.
- Physical Therapists are professionally educated at the college or university level and are required to be licensed in the state which they practice.
List of Physical Therapies:
- Aquatic Therapy
- Balance and Falls Program
- Biofeedback Service
- Body Weight Support Treadmill Training
- Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Chronic Pain
- Concussion Management
- Functional Capacity Evaluation
- Lymphedema Management
- Neurological Program
- Orthopedics Program
- Osteoporosis Therapy
- Performing Arts & Sports
- Physical Therapy for Diabetic Patients
- Pulmonary Rehabilitation
- Pediatric Program
- Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
- Spine Pain Therapy
- Stroke, Outpatient Comprehensive
- Temporalmandibular Joint Dysfunction
- Tone Management & Mobility
- Total Joint
- Vestibular Rehabilitation
- Woman's Health
- Wound Management