Throgs Neck Multi Care, P.C.
Orthopedics & Physical Therapy located in Throgsneck, Bronx, NY
Physical therapy is an excellent non-pharmaceutical and non-surgical option to help you recover from an injury or help with arthritis. Louis Rose, MD, and the highly-qualified providers of Throgs Neck Multi Care, P.C. in the Schuylerville district of the Bronx in New York City know the many benefits of personalized physical therapy for a smoother and faster recovery. For top-quality physical therapy services, call Throgs Neck Multi Care, P.C. or schedule online today.
Physical Therapy Q & A
What is physical therapy?
Physical therapy is a method of health care centered around providing pain relief and improving functionality, mobility, and quality of life. Physical therapy can help you function better and promote symmetry and balance in your neuromuscular system.
Physical therapy takes an individualized hands-on approach at Throgs Neck Multi Care, P.C., often involving the use of additional tools to further enhance the results, such as stretching bands and balls.
What does physical therapy involve?
Physical therapy might involve various treatment methods and modalities, such as:
- Strength training with weight machines, free weights, your body weight, and static resistance
- Taping, bracing, and splinting
- Specialized and targeted exercises
- Heat and ice therapies
- Electrical stimulation
Your physical therapist educates you with exercises and provides hands-on treatments along with simple exercises you can do at home.
During your first therapy session, your physical therapist assesses your needs and gives you a personal consultation where you discuss important factors about your lifestyle and medical history.
Your physical therapist might give you certain tests to determine how well you can do certain movements like grasping, bending, or reaching. Your physical therapist might also assess your gait, posture, and your heartbeat while you’re active.
Why would I need physical therapy?
You might require physical therapy to:
- Improve movement and physical ability
- Prevent disability or surgery
- Manage a chronic illness, such as arthritis, diabetes, or heart disease
- Assist your recovery after childbirth
- Provide rehabilitation following a surgery, a stroke, or an injury, including sports, auto-accidents, and work-related injuries
- Support bowel or bladder control
- Prevent falls and strengthen muscles
- Assist you as you adapt to an artificial limb
- Assist your body’s natural healing process
- Help you as you learn to use a walker, cane, or another assisted-walking device
The skillful physicians and physical therapists at Throgs Neck Multi Care, P.C. can provide injections, bracing, education on healthy lifestyle changes, and the limited use of medication when necessary.
What are the advantages of physical therapy?
Physical therapy gives you a successful and well-rounded plan for recovery that involves a collaborative group of specialists providing valuable knowledge, skills, and medical support.
Physical therapy offers many benefits. It’s a non-surgical and non-pharmaceutical treatment option that doesn’t present many possible side effects and risks.
Physical therapy has advantages for people of all ages with many different health complications. Different types and methods of physical therapy can help relax muscle tension, build up muscle strength, and more, depending on your current health and individual needs.
Explore the many benefits of drug-free physical therapy at Throgs Neck Multi Care, P.C., call or schedule online today.
To schedule an appointment with the physical therapist please call: 718- 892-7285
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