PHYSICAL THERAPY HELPS REGAIN MOBILITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE
Many therapies can be provided at home to speed recovery from illness, injury or surgery, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. Home based therapy allows individuals to develop independence with daily activities in a convenient and comfortable setting. Families are also able to be closely involved in the rehabilitation process.
Therapy plays an important role in helping an individual regain productivity and independence and therapists are often a critical part of the health care team.
Physical Therapy (PT) Helps Regain Function
Whether the individual’s problem is a result of injury or disease, the role of a physical therapist is to help him or her return to maximal function. Physical therapists also work with individuals to prevent loss of mobility by developing fitness and wellness oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles.
- A loss of balance
- A fall
- Difficulty walking
- Joint pain
- Back pain
- Hip or Knee Replacement Surgery
- A stroke
- Heart Failure
- A heart attack
- Any noticeable decline in function