If you’re debating whether or not you need a physical therapist, this is the article for you! Yes, we want to be your friends, but more importantly, we want to help you succeed in your health and wellness journey. As Doctors of Physical Therapists, we are experts in the human body and can help you find a personalized plan to improve your strength and mobility so that you can get out of pain and continue doing the things you love! We understand that STOPPING what you love ISN’T an option, and surgery and unnecessary injections don’t have the best results for musculoskeletal pain. We want to be able to provide people with a holistic approach to being able to enjoy life and activities with their loved ones pain-free. Here are 3 main reasons why you need a physical therapist.
Having an exact blueprint and road map to your goals
As professionals who see these things on a daily basis, we know exactly how to get you out of pain and back to doing the things you love. Shoulder pain, back pain, knee pain, ankle pain etc. There is so much information out on the internet that it can sometimes be overwhelming when it comes to finding the right actionable information to get back to doing the activities you love. By using a physical therapist, we take the guessing out of the equation and let you know what to expect every step of the way and the actual steps on how you can overcome your injury and pain!
Being able to improve your performance in your sport.
One of the major benefits of continuing to work with a physical therapist is that we can help you mitigate risk of further injuries and help you optimize your performance in your sport. If your a competitive athlete, you’re always looking to improve and enhance your performance. As experts in your sport and field, we are able to assess and figure out what your potential weaknesses and imbalances are and help you bulletproof these areas so that you can have a better chance of dominating your sport pain free!
Proper technique and movement
Another benefit of physical therapy is that we’re able to help assess and improve your movement patterns. By focusing on different techniques, we can help you move better within your sport and day to day activities. Many people in pain who may not have fitness backgrounds may be intimidated by different movements and techniques in the gym. By having a healthcare professional who is an expert in movement patterns, you can not only have the confidence to move appropriately in the gym, improve your performance but also mitigate potential risk of injury in the future!
If you’re struggling with any pain or mobility issues, it’s important to seek help from a physical therapist sooner rather than later. Delaying treatment can lead to further complications and a longer recovery time. By working with a physical therapist, you can take control of your health and get back to doing the things you love with your family and friends.
Incorporating ongoing physical therapy as a proactive approach into your daily routine can improve your overall health and well-being! Don’t let pain or mobility issues hold you back from doing the activities you love with your family and friends. Jump on a free phone call with our staff today to learn how you can start living the pain free active lifestyle you deserve!