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What is Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Do you have an injury that affects your bones, joints, or muscles? Our physical therapists are trained in orthopedic rehabilitation and provide hands-on manual therapy techniques for your recovery. Orthopedic physical therapy can help relieve pain, improve strength and restore motion and mobility.

How Does Orthopedic Physical Therapy Help?

Orthopedic physical therapy centers around treating conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system, which is made up of your joints, muscles, bones, ligaments, and tendons. These injuries may prevent you from enjoying your everyday work or play activities. The focus of orthopedic physical therapy is to assist your injury in healing properly; improving strength, the range of motion, and overall functional mobility.

Orthopedic Injuries and Conditions

  1. Fractures
  2. Muscle Strains
  3. Ligament Sprains
  4. Post-operative conditions
  5. Tendonitis
  6. Bursitis

After surgery, you may have specific limits that your surgeon wants you to abide by. Your orthopedic physical therapist can assist you through your post-operative rehabilitation program to get you back to your regular lifestyle quickly and safely. Any injury that causes pain or limited functional mobility affecting your bones, joints, or muscles can benefit from the trained services of orthopedic physical therapy.

Orthopedic Rehabilitation
While your physical therapist may use various instruments and tools to help you move better, exercise is the key to help you recover fully and prevent future orthopedic problems. Exercises to improve your strength, the range of motion, stretching, flexibility, balancing, and endurance are all used as a part of orthopedic physical therapy.

If you have an injury that affects your bones, joints, or muscles, call Norfolk Physical Therapy at (402) 371-9707 to schedule an appointment or visit our Orthopedic Rehabilitation page and start relieving pain today!

Posted on: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Last modified on: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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Norfolk Physical Therapy's main clinic is located on the corner of 13th Street and Benjamin Avenue in Norfolk, NE.

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