What is Physical Therapy?
Physical therapy (Physiotherapy) is a rehabilitation profession that remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention. It is carried out by a Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant.
Who is a Physical Therapist?
A Physical Therapist is a highly-educated, licensed health care professional who can help patients reduce pain and improve or restore mobility without expensive surgery and often reducing the need for long-term use of prescription medications and their side effects.
How can we help?
At Centennial Wellness, our Physical Therapist can teach patients how to prevent or manage their condition so that they will achieve long-term health benefits. Our Therapist examines each individual and develop a plan, using treatment techniques to promote the ability to move, reduce pain, restore function, and prevent disability. Our Therapist works with individuals to prevent the loss of mobility before it occurs by developing fitness- and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles.
What can Physical Therapy help you with?
Physical Therapy can help with many conditions such as:
- core stability
- knee osteoarthritis
- postural dysfunction
- pre/post-surgical rehabilitation
- repetitive strain disorders
- rotator cuff injury
- sports and running injuries
- stress-related muscle tension
- tennis/golfer’s elbow