Physical Therapy Facts vs. Myths
Do you need a physician’s referral to see a physical therapist? You may be surprised to find out that in all 50 states & the District of Columbia you are not required to have a physician’s referral to be evaluated by a physical therapist.
Did you know that physical therapy isn’t just for those who have injuries or who have had accidents? While most people associate physical therapy with injuries; physical therapy is actually useful for MUCH more! For instance, as you age your muscles deteriorate. Physical therapy can help you build muscle without injury; while having an expert eye to guide you through the process. PT is the best way to avoid balance issues and reduce your risk of falling. Your physical therapist can not only evaluate you for any balance issues but focus on specific areas of concern that could be placing you at risk for falls. Here’s a few physical therapy facts that will leave you knowing what PT is about.
Physical Therapy is Helpful For:
- Balance Issues
- Chronic Pain
- Preparing for Surgery
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Recovering from Surgery
- Muscle Building & Strengthening
- Making Your Home Safer
- Learning how to use Assistive Devices
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Back Pain
- Helping You Stay at Home vs. living in assisted living
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Quality of Life
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Debunking 7 Physical Therapy Myths
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You deserve to know the real facts about Physical Therapy!
Dedicated To Your Health & Well-being (and safety),
*Infographic provided by the APTA