If you develop a musculoskeletal injury or have recently undergone surgery, physical therapy at Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, with locations in San Antonio and Live Oak, Texas, can maximize your recovery. The board-certified orthopedic team offers this service in a state-of-the-art facility and uses cutting-edge technologies and techniques. Call the office to learn more or book an appointment online today.
Physical therapy at Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine uses a series of injury-specific stretches, strength-building exercises, or cardiovascular exercises to enhance healing after an injury, reduce ongoing pain, or recover from surgery.
It’s a holistic way to maximize your body’s natural ability to heal and reduce the risk of future musculoskeletal damage.
You might be a candidate for physical therapy at Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine if you struggle with:
You might need physical therapy after surgery, a sports-related injury, work injuries, being in a car accident, or falling down.
Some of the benefits you can expect when choosing physical therapy at Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine include:
Physical therapy might reduce the need to take pain medicine or undergo surgery in some cases. It also lowers your risk of future injuries.
To find out if physical therapy is right for you, the Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine team discusses your medical history and symptoms with you. They check your vital signs, complete a physical exam, and might order blood tests to go with X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, or other imaging procedures.
During physical therapy sessions at Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, you meet with a friendly provider who helps you complete injury-specific exercises and stretches. They tailor each session to match your personalized needs and let you know which exercises to complete at home between in-office appointments.
You might use a treadmill, stationary bike, rowing machine, weight machines, resistance bands, or other equipment to complete physical therapy training.
You may need physical therapy several times weekly initially and less often as your body heals and you regain strength and flexibility. Every patient is different, so talk with the Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine specialists to determine which physical therapy regimen works best for you.
To learn more about physical therapy at Northeast Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, call the office nearest you, or book an appointment online today.