Physical Therapy Overview
Physical Therapy used to develop, maintain and restore mobility and natural motion so that muscles are not strained and/or misplaced. Aging, injury, disease, disability, surgery and environmental factors are all possible reasons for a need of physical therapy
How It Works
A physical therapy practitioner might well practice under a speciality such as cardiopulmonary, geriatrics, neurologic, orthopaedic, sports or pediatrics to name a few. Different ways of manually manipulating muscles, joints, bones and ligaments will vary depending on the injury or other bodily need.