Physical Therapy

Physical therapy (PT) is care that aims to ease pain and help you function, move, and live better.

People of all ages get physical therapy. It can treat a variety of health problems. 

  • Treatment of orthopedic  /musculoskeletal problems, including complete neck, back, and  spinal care with an emphasis on treatment, education and prevention
  • Prevent or recover from a sports injury
  • Neurological re-education to increase function and independence
  • Rehab after a stroke, accident, injury, or surgery
  • Strength & flexibility testing
  • Burn and wound care
  • Pediatric neuro -developmental therapy
  • Lymphedema management and treatment
  • Relieve pain
  • Improve movement or ability
  • Work on balance to prevent a slip or fall
  • Manage a chronic illness like diabetes, heart disease, or arthritis
  • Control your bowels or bladder
  • Adapt to an artificial limb
  • Learn to use assistive devices like a walker or cane
  • Get a splint or brace

What Is a Physical Therapist?

These licensed health professionals get specific graduate training in physical therapy. You may hear them called PTs or physiotherapists.

Contact St. Anthony Rehab Services at (712) 794-5000