If you are experiencing pain from a fall, accident, or surgery, it is important to seek treatment, as further damage can occur or the pain can become chronic. At Contact Back in Balance Wellness Center in Bangor and Ellsworth, ME, we provide physical therapy to help relieve your discomfort. Before you visit us, read about some frequently asked questions regarding physical therapy below:
What is physical therapy?
Physical therapy is designed to help reduce pain and mobility issues caused by health conditions, surgery or accidental injuries. This treatment may involve stretching or strengthening exercises, massage and other natural therapies. Physical therapy can also be beneficial in improving circulation, minimizing inflammation, and eliminating discomfort to help you heal after surgery, a stroke, an accidental injury.
What conditions can physical therapy treat?
Physical therapy can be used to treat acute or chronic health conditions. Some conditions that physical therapy can treat include:
- Frozen shoulder
- Shoulder pain
- Back pain
- Nerve pain from sciatica
- Joint pain
How effective is physical therapy?
While physical therapy is an effective treatment, it takes time for our body to heal from surgery or an injury. After evaluating your condition, our chiropractors will develop a treatment plan to help meet your health care needs. Most sessions are an hour long and may consist primarily of rehab exercises or a combination of exercises, chiropractic treatments, or massage therapy. When you are consistent with your therapy sessions, you will be able to achieve your desired results.
Are home exercises necessary?
Our chiropractors may recommend exercises to implement at home as part of your physical therapy treatment program. These these exercises can help expedite your recovery. Combining home exercises with your appointments can help strengthen your body and improve your range of motion and mobility, which can reduce the recovery time.
What are the benefits of physical therapy?
Physical therapy is an important part of chiropractic treatment, as it helps your body function as it should and improves your overall health. The therapy strengthens your muscles, joints, ligaments, and nerves, which can help you heal. Our physical therapy treatments are designed to assist with the following:
- Reduce pain and inflammation
- Restore range of motion and mobility
- Promote natural healing of musculoskeletal injuries
- Strengthen muscles and joints to prevent future injuries
- Improve overall health and wellness after an injury
Contact us for Treatment Today
At contact Back in Balance Wellness Center in Bangor and Ellsworth, ME, our team provides physical therapy treatment to help reduce any pain you may be experiencing. To learn more about this treatment or to schedule an appointment, contact us at (207) 667-4678. We look forward to assisting you with your recovery process!