What is Physical Therapy?
Physical therapy is a conservative treatment option for relieving pain. It involves performing low-impact exercises, stretches, and specific movements to increase strength and improve mobility throughout the body.
How Can Physical Therapy Help Me?
A practitioner of physical therapy is called a physical therapist. Physical therapists are highly-trained professionals. They require a Masters degree and must be licensed by the state before they can see patients.
A physical therapist assesses your overall health and wellness, and then prescribes a custom regimen of physical therapy activities to treat your specific condition. Physical therapy includes a wide variety of exercises and activities, which allows treatment to be very individualized for each patient. In some cases, an appropriate physical therapy plan can remedy pesky pain problem.
Physical Therapy at Twin Cities Pain Clinic
The physical therapy team at Twin Cities Pain Clinic specializes in the treatment of acute and chronic pain, and has more than 50 years of combined experience. They collaborate directly with our medical team to coordinate an optimal plan of care that may include both physical therapy and medical intervention.
Our physical therapy treatment times run longer than the industry standard, lasting from 45 minutes to an hour. Longer treatment time allows for individual patient care and better outcomes. For chronic pain patients, the additional time allows us to identify lifestyle factors that may be the source of a patient’s pain.
This unique approach and commitment to care is why Twin Cities Pain Clinic is a designated Postural Restoration Certified (PRC) Center.
Request an appointment today and find out if physical therapy can be the remedy for your pain.