Physical Therapy Specialist

Valiant Life Medical

Integrative Health Care & Regenerative Medicine located in Fort Worth, TX

Physical therapy is an essential part of your recovery process from any type of musculoskeletal conditions, including injuries and arthritis. The integrated team of skilled doctors, chiropractors, and physical therapists at Valiant Life Medical in Fort Worth, Texas, takes an integrative approach to relieving pain and restoring function so you can get back to all the things you love to do. Call or book an appointment online today to get started with physical therapy.

Physical Therapy Q & A

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy focuses on restoring and maintaining function and mobility after you experience a physically disabling injury or disease. The physical therapy team at Valiant Life Medical uses a combination of individualized exercises and stretching programs along with other treatments, like chiropractic care and regenerative medicine, to restore you to optimal health. 

What conditions does physical therapy treat?

The physical therapists at Valiant Life Medical are highly trained in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of physical imbalances and abnormalities related to a wide range of injuries and diseases. Common conditions that benefit from physical therapy include:

  • Sports injuries, such as tennis elbow
  • Hand and wrist pain from carpal tunnel syndrome or trigger finger
  • Back and neck pain
  • Shoulder pain, including rotator cuff tears
  • Traumatic brain injuries, including concussions
  • Hip and knee pain
  • Personal injuries
  • Workplace injuries
  • Car accident injuries

Physical therapy also helps you recover after a surgical procedure, like a total joint replacement or rotator cuff repair.

What are the benefits of physical therapy?

Physical therapy offers a vast array of benefits, both as a standalone treatment and in combination with other techniques. Benefits of physical therapy include:

  • Corrected posture
  • Improved muscle strength
  • Increased range of motion
  • Decreased pain
  • Reduced joint inflammation
  • Improved coordination
  • Reduced stress

One of the most important advantages of physical therapy is a quicker return to hobbies, sports, and daily activities. 

What should I expect from physical therapy?

The physical therapy team at Valiant Life Medical provides individualized care that varies from person to person. The first step is a thorough evaluation in which your physical therapist observes your movements to assess various factors, including strength, balance, and flexibility.

Then, they explain your diagnosis and recommend the best course of treatment. Depending on your specific condition, your physical therapy program may include:

  • Stretching and strengthening exercises
  • Heat and cold therapies
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Massage therapy
  • Therapeutic ultrasound

Physical therapy may enhance the effectiveness of other treatments at Valiant Life Medical, such as regenerative medicine and chiropractic care. 

Call Valiant Life Medical or book an appointment online today to find out how physical therapy can help you get back to the things you love.