A physical therapist is a specialist trained to work with a patient to restore their activity, strength, and motion following an injury or surgery. Physical therapy (PT) can teach patients specific exercises, stretches, and techniques, and use specialized equipment to address problems that cannot be managed without PT training.
Orthopedics is a branch of medicine focused on the muscular and skeletal systems. Click here
to learn the various types of disorders and injuries affecting our muscles, bones, and joints while discovering the important role physical therapy plays in managing orthopedic conditions.