Physical therapy is a branch of rehabilitative medicine based on helping patients maintain, recover, and improve their physical abilities. It can treat and relieve physical problems that make it hard to move around and do everyday activities. Physical therapy can help regain movement and relieve pain after surgeries, fractures, spinal cord injuries, sports related injuries, arthritis, and many other instances. The therapist may use a wide variety of techniques to help the body heal, including heat, ice, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation. Physical therapy also involves exercise; this is necessary to build up strength in the damaged area. Some exercises may include walking, weight lifting, and stretching. Patients may have to meet multiple times a week and continue some exercises at home. This mix of treatment will help patients regain their strength and range of motion and reduce their pain and inflammation. At Mohammadi Chiropractic Clinic, we use:
and other modalities to improve patient healing and recovery.