Shoulder replacement surgery has various benefits and can treat many different diseases and conditions. However, treatment doesn’t necessarily stop once the operation is over. After getting your new joint, you’ll enter the recovery phase that will almost certainly include physical therapy. Read on to find out why you’ll need physical therapy after a shoulder replacement…
What to Expect from Physical Therapy after Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery
It might be alarming to feel some pain even after rotator cuff repair surgery. Rest assured, this is a common occurrence. Usually, the soreness is due to your shoulder recovering from the surgery itself or stiffness from the lack of movement. While your shoulder is healing, getting your range of motion back with stretching and…
What to Expect From Physical Therapy After a Bone Fracture
Fractures require immediate and specialized medical treatment. Depending on the location of a bone break, your doctor will immobilize the bone so that it can heal. Sometimes the bones can be set in place easily from the outside, while severe or complex fractures may require surgery and screws or plates to get them properly aligned….
What Is PRP Therapy?
One of the most promising therapies in the orthopedic field is platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. This innovative therapy method is used to treat a variety of conditions such as ACL tears, plantar fasciitis, sprains and strains in various parts of the body, as well as pain and stiffness associated with orthopedic conditions such as osteoarthritis….
Physical Therapy in Sports Medicine
Physical therapy is an important component of healing from injuries or surgeries and managing health conditions. While it can help people of all ages who have limited flexibility or functionality due to medical conditions or injuries, physical therapy is also particularly effective in sports medicine. What is Sports Medicine? Sports medicine involves diagnosing, treating, and…