Physical Therapy evaluates and treats disorders of the musculoskeletal system and conditions that limit your physical function. This may be due to disease, injury, surgery, chronic pain, or any number of reasons.
A physical therapist will evaluate the limitations and establish an individualized treatment plan right for you. Many physical therapy goals include reducing pain, gaining motion and strength, and improving balance and mobility to restore your independence and to get you back to the level of lifestyle or athletic competition you can enjoy.
The athlete to the elderly can benefit from physical therapy services.
The McKenzie Method, also known as Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) is an approach that is trusted and used by practitioners and patients worldwide for common problems of the back and neck. Each distinct syndrome is addressed according to its unique nature with mechanical procedures utilizing movement and positions.
Unique to the McKenzie Method is a comprehensive and logical step-by-step process to evaluate the patient's problem quickly.
Patients gain an experiential education learning to self-treat their present problem. By implementing this self-care regime and modifying behaviors, patients can minimize the risk of recurrence as well as rapidly manage themselves when symptoms occur.
For more information on McKenzie Method, please refer to the website: www.mckenziemdt.org