We must keep our health and wellness in an absolute positive state if we wish to be productive and live an independent life. The joints help support your body and joint pain can negatively impact your daily life in a number of ways as simple tasks can become a hassle and you may even limit or completely avoid any sort of movement at all costs. It is important to protect your joints from ongoing pain and possible damage from uncontrolled inflammation in affected areas.
Physical therapists are trained medical professionals with experience in treating joint pain using long-term pain relief techniques. Physical therapy can provide alternate ways to treat discomfort and physical therapists can recommend a number of different treatment options based on your diagnosis. Physical therapy can also get you moving safely and effectively in order for you to reach your full potential by focusing on the body and its ability to engage in motion.
A physical therapist will develop an individualized plan according to what your body can handle and how it reacts to the therapy. Exercises prescribed by your physical therapist improve flexibility, strength, coordination, and balance in order to achieve your goals. Physical therapy is an alternate treatment method and surgery should be a last resort. Medications can also be ineffective as they only provide you with temporary relief and may induce side effects or cause problems in other areas of the body.
Joint pain can be the result of an injury affecting any ligaments or tendons surrounding the joint, and seeking treatment through physical therapy is your best option if you are suffering from joint pain or have sporadic moments of pain. Physical therapy can provide particular treatments and methods to get you back to being pain free or perhaps even better than you were prior to your injury.
Did you know that you have Direct Access to Physical Therapy? No referral is needed. We offer the best Physical Therapy on Long Island where you can get help from our trusted and expert Physical Therapists. We have several locations on Long Island including Massapequa, Valley Stream, Wantagh and Lindenhurst. To start your Physical Therapy evaluation, call Advance Physical Therapy and The Physical Therapy Alliance at (516) 568-4444.