Physical Therapy FAQs
Orthopedic physical therapy is designed to help restore physical function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent further injuries, as well as promote overall fitness and good health. Many individuals can benefit from physical therapy services, including those who are recovering from a musculoskeletal condition, sports-related injury, surgical procedure or stroke.
For general informational purposes, the experienced team of physical therapists at Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine of Houston has put together some potentially helpful answers to the following frequently asked questions (FAQs) about physical therapy:
- Who are physical therapists?
- What are the most common types of sports injuries?
- Can osteoarthritis be prevented with exercise?
- What is prenatal physical therapy?
- Who should I see for my injury?
- How do physical therapists treat sports injuries?
- What do physical therapists do to help their patients?
- What are sports injuries?
- Does physical therapy involve other therapies?
- What should I do after hip surgery?
- Will exercise help after a total hip replacement?
At Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine of Houston, we recognize that each patient is unique. If you have further questions about physical therapy or would like to talk one-on-one with a physical therapist, contact us to schedule a personal consultation at our spacious, 4,500-square-foot wellness center in Houston, TX.
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