WHAT IS PHYSICAL THERAPY?
Physical therapy is a type of treatment performed to relieve pain, increase your range of movement, and maximize your body’s function. Many patients who seek physical therapy care are recovering from workplace or sports injuries, accidents, or are suffering from other musculoskeletal concerns. At Horizon Medical Center, our licensed physical therapist offers specialized care for pain in the knees or other joints, pinched nerves in the shoulder, back, or neck, and a wide range of additional conditions. If you are having trouble moving and completing normal tasks or are suffering from discomfort or limited function following an accident or injury, please contact our Schaumburg, IL practice to learn more about our physical therapy services.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING PHYSICAL THERAPY?
Physical therapy visits at Horizon Medical Center will be tailored to strengthen the affected areas of your body and meet your unique treatment needs. During your first appointment, our physical therapist will assess your pain or discomfort, evaluate your muscles, bones, and joints, and devise a personalized treatment plan. A variety of therapeutic services may be utilized throughout the course of your care, including heat and ice, massage, ultrasound technology, and laser techniques. Our physical therapist may recommend exercises to perform between visits to help strengthen and heal your body. Periodic visits spaced over the course of several weeks or months may also be recommended to improve your function.
IMPROVE YOUR FUNCTION AND COMFORT
The primary goals of physical therapy are to relieve pain, increase your mobility, and help restore your normal function. Our experienced physical therapist offers advanced care to enhance the health and wellness of patients suffering from pinched nerves, joint or back problems, or additional concerns. Set up an in-person visit at Horizon Medical Center in Schaumburg, IL to learn more about the benefits of physical therapy. We proudly accept Medicare and a variety of health insurance plans.