Physical Therapy

What is Physical Therapy?

Since the 1920s, physical therapy has been devoted to the treatment of injuries and illnesses that cause disability using methods such as massage, heat, ice, and exercise instead of drugs and surgery.

Physical therapists aim to teach patients to self-manage their condition in order to maintain mobility and function throughout every stage of life.

Today, physical therapy is still an alternative to surgery for many conditions. For those who require surgery, physical therapy is an integral part of the post-operative rehabilitation process. 

Physical therapy can help with the following conditions:

Be sure to check out our interactive patient education center for more information on common orthopedic conditions and rehabilitation techniques. 

Physical therapy treatment may include:

North Country Orthopaedic Group in Watertown, NY will provide you with a thorough evaluation by a licensed physical therapist and a custom treatment plan that is just what your doctor ordered. Dial (315) 782-1650 for an appointment or use our online appointment request form today.

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