Is Physical Therapy Right for You?

Physical therapy and rehabilitation services are designed to help patients recover, heal, strengthen, and improve/regain mobility and range of motion in cases of chronic pain or after an injury, accident, or illness. Here at Health Pro Physical Therapy in Houma, LA, our physical therapist, Chadd Duncan, PT, provides treatment for a range of conditions and injuries ranging from carpal tunnel syndrome to lower back pain—read on to learn if these treatments are right for you!

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation from our Houma Office

For those suffering from chronic pain or recovering from an injury/surgery, physical activity can be a dreaded task. Fortunately, physical therapy and rehabilitation can be used as an invaluable tool to help the body heal and regain mobility.

When is Physical Therapy Necessary?

A doctor may recommend physical therapy rehabilitation for a number of reasons, including recovery from minor injuries and surgery, as well as mobility problems caused by sprains or fractures. Some of the most common conditions and injuries treated with physical therapy and rehabilitation include:

  • Sports injuries
  • Car accident
  • Surgery
  • Work-related injuries
  • Chronic back pain
  • Head injuries
  • Degenerative disease
  • Joint deterioration

Physical therapy rehabilitation programs are customized to meet each patient's specific needs. For example, while two people may undergo the same type of hip replacement surgery, their physical therapy needs and rehabilitation plans may greatly vary according to a number of factors like their health, medical history, age, lifestyle, and any underlying medical conditions or injuries.

Physical therapy rehabilitation incorporates a range of therapies and treatments such as strength and flexibility training, massage therapy, laser-tissue therapy, and counseling for lifestyle modifications if necessary. Physical therapy is non-invasive and is often a critical part of the healing and recovery process.

Find a Physical Therapist in Houma, LA

For more information about how physical therapy and rehabilitation can help you, contact Health Pro Physical Therapy today by dialing (985) 872-5777 to schedule an appointment.

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