Physical therapy is a medical specialty where specially designed exercises and equipment help you restore your normal physical activities. It is advised when your health problems make it hard for you to move around, interrupting your daily activities. In physical therapy, various conditions that affect the physical function of an individual are assessed and treated.
Physical therapy is recommended for various conditions including shoulder joint conditions and sports related injuries.
Physical therapy uses modalities such as heat, ice, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and hands-on techniques such as manipulation and massage. Interventions may include therapeutic exercise, functional training, assistive and adaptive devices, equipment, and physical agents. It helps relieve pain, improve your balance, flexibility, strength and coordination, and ensure safe and independent living.