Physical therapy is a great way to recover from injuries, surgeries, and debilitating conditions. But for most patients, physical therapy doesn’t go on forever. So what happens after physical therapy ends? That’s our topic for this article. We’ll discuss what might happen after your physical therapy session is over and how to move forward.
Often, your physical therapist will give you specific exercises and stretches that you can do at home. These will be tailored specifically to your situation, and will help you continue your rehabilitation outside of the PT clinic. Some patients may do well by continuing on with a gym program, and others may not need to do any additional exercises at all. It’s all dependent on the patient in question and each patient should be treated individually.
Communicate with your PT
It’s always important to communicate openly with your physical therapist about your recovery goals. This will help them craft a strategy that will allow you to achieve those goals. Physical therapy is a two-way street. You need to work with your physical therapist and communicate with them in order to recover as quickly and effectively as possible.
Twin Cities Physical Therapists
The physical therapists at OrthoRehab Specialists have decades of experience treating patients for a wide variety of conditions and injuries. Whether your recovering from surgery or dealing with an injury, working with a physical therapist can help you improve your range-of-motion and decrease pain. We offer direct access to physical therapy so you can save time and money by setting up an appointment with us even if you don’t have a prescription. Contact our physical therapy specialists today to set up your appointment. Our rehabilitation clinics are located in Edina and Minneapolis but we treat patients throughout the Twin Cities Metro.
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