Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy

    Physical therapy is a unique science and art that utilizes a wide variety of procedures to restore function to the body, reduce pain and help prevent future injury. Physical therapy is a non-surgical treatment that helps you recover the use of joints and muscles through targeted, specialized strength and movement training and education. Physical therapy can reduce pain, promote healing, and restore function and movement in order to return to normal activity. Employing evidence-based non-surgical treatments interventions, our therapists treat a variety of conditions including:

      • Low Back, Shoulder and Neck Back Pain
      • Knee Pain
      • Arthritis
      • Tendonitis
      • Fractures and Breaks
      • Spinal Disk Problems
      • Chronic Headaches
      • Sports-Related Injuries
      • Degenerative Disk and Joint Disease of the Spine
      • Muscle, Tendon and Ligament Tears
      • Bursitis
      • Joint Inflammation
      • Strains and Sprains
      • Myofascial Pain of the Back or Neck
      • Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

    SSM Health Physical Therapy provides this service in all locations.

    Physical therapy utilizes a variety of evidence-based treatments, physical exercises and hands-on modalities to begin the rehabilitation process at the onset of injury or pain. These skills may include:

    • Aquatic therapy
    • Balance training
    • Custom foot orthotic fabrication
    • Electrical stimulation
    • Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM)
    • Manual therapy
    • McKenzie method
    • Postural education
    • Spinal traction
    • Therapeutic exercise
    • Therapeutic modalities