Reflecting the latest research relevant to the prevention, screening, and intervention of CMT, the 2018 update emphasizes the importance of early identification and referral for physical therapy.
Are you worried that working out could cause more knee damage or pain? As long as your doctor says it’s OK, the best thing you can do is to strengthen the muscles that support your knee and keep them flexible.
A study led by Heriot-Watt University has explored how individuals with spinal cord injuries perceive the space around them. The findings suggest additions are needed to the rehabilitation programmes adopted post-injury to allow the whole person to be treated, not just the physical body.
Chances are that if you’ve ever played sports, worked in a plant doing repetitive motion, done heavy lifting, been in an automobile or some type of accident, or just gotten older and developed arthritis, you’ll visit a physical therapist at some point in your life.
Most physical therapy groups now accept direct access patients for evaluation and treatment. That means that the therapist or group does not require a referral from anyone; the patient may schedule an appointment directly without going through a medical office first.