Your doctor might suggest this type of treatment if you’ve had an injury or illness that makes it hard to do daily tasks.
Physical therapy (PT) is care that aims to ease pain and help you function, move, and live better. You may need it to:
· Relieve pain
· Improve movement or ability
· Prevent or recover from a sports injury
· Prevent disability or surgery
· Rehab after a stroke, accident, injury, or surgery
· Work on balance to prevent a slip or fall · Manage a chronic illness like diabetes, heart disease, or arthritis
· Recover after you give birth · Control your bowels or bladder
· Adapt to an artificial limb · Learn to use assistive devices like a walker or cane
· Get a splint or brace
People of all ages benefit from physical therapy. It can treat a variety of health problems.
What Is Physical Therapy? By Susan Bernstein Medically Reviewed by Ross Brakeville, DPT on July 31, 2021
PT, DPT, MTC, OCS
Physical Therapist Director
Gil Javelosa, Graduated from Riverside College and Evidence in Motion. Has experience in Acute Care, Rural Care, Outpatient, Sub-Acute Care, and Home Health. Has been with LRCHC since 2022.
Physical Therapist Assistant
HOURS OF OPERATIONS
Monday – Thursday
7AM – 5:30PM