What is Physical Therapy?
Physical therapy is a drug-free scientific-based form of healthcare with a distinct assessment, treatment and management approach in the field of musculoskeletal health. A hands-on approach to the treatment and prevention of problems and dysfunctions that arise in the musculoskeletal system as well as providing a effective treatment for many types of muscle and joint pain ranging from acute injuries to long term discomfort.
Physical Therapy involves working in collaboration with you; the patient to establish the underlying cause of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction and to effectively restore balance and optimal function within the musculoskeletal system. Physical Therapy specializes in the use of palpatory skills, not only in the initial assessment phase but also in continual assessment and monitoring of soft tissues and joint motion during treatment. It integrates a wide variety of advanced soft tissue and articular techniques to effect restoration of optimal pain free function
Who can benefit from Physical Therapy
The answer is simple, anyone with an injury can benefit from the hands-on approach to the treatment and prevention of problems and dysfunctions that arise in the musculoskeletal system. It integrates a wide variety of advanced soft tissue techniques to effect restoration of optimal pain free function. Some of the common symptoms / conditions addressed by Paul Tansey DC include:
Chronic pain • Headaches • Whiplash • Sciatica • Back pain • Sports injuries
• Repetitive strain injuries • Foot and ankle conditions • Hip and knee conditions
• Shoulder and elbow conditions • Wrist and hand conditions • Postural strain
• Spinal dysfunction • Pelvic dysfunction