What is a Physical Therapist?

Physical Therapists examine, diagnose, and evaluate patient situations – and the extent of physical problems requiring interventions and Physical Therapy.

In addition, Physical Therapists also treat patients who are suffering from disabilities or physical injuries by teaching them various therapeutic exercises, stretching techniques, and other activities that relieve pain, strengthen muscles, and improve mobility.

What Do Physical Therapists Do?

Physical Therapists provide a broad array of techniques and services that help restore motor function, relieve pain, improve mobility, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities.  Additionally, they also help to restore, maintain, and promote overall health, wellness, and fitness.

Who Needs the Services of a Physical Therapist?

Physical Therapists treat patients of all ages.  Some common areas include orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions, pediatrics, geriatrics, neurological rehabiliations, cardiopulmonary, women’s health, and lymphedema.  We also provide Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE) and work screening and pre-employment screenings.