Physical therapy in Columbia, Ellicott City, and Laurel is being redefined by Optimize Therapy and Fitness.
What is physical therapy?
Physical therapy is part of the medical profession that specializes in conditions related to the musculoskeletal system. Any pain, injury or weakness involving the muscle, nerve, joint, and/or ligaments is treated by a physical therapist.
There are many specialties within the profession of physical therapy. Such as:
- and more.
What are the qualifications of a physical therapist?
A physical therapist typically goes through 6-8 years of schooling. Many have Masters or Doctorate degrees. After school, in order to practice, a physical therapist must pass a board exam in order to obtain a license to practice. Physical therapists are considered the experts in muscle, joint, nerve and/or ligament injuries.
Some physical therapists work in different specialties.
Who is best for physical therapy?
Anyone who is suffering from pain, injury or weakness is an ideal candidate for physical therapy. Physical therapy is considered a conservative approach to healing and restoration.
Even if you have arthritis, chronic pain, or something more serious, a physical therapist is the person most trained to determine your needs.
How long does physical therapy take?
The length of your rehabilitation program is determined by the complexity of your condition and the goals you want to set. Your level of motivation to get well is a significant factor as well.
Most physical therapy rehabilitation programs take between 2-12 sessions. The goal of physical therapy is to help you be able to do the things you want to do.
What are the benefits of physical therapy?
The greatest benefit of physical therapy is that the results are typically longer lasting than drugs, massage, and even surgery. We address the underlying cause of your problem and design a treatment program specifically geared to resolve the causative factors. Merely treating the symptoms rarely ever bring long-term results. That’s why the demand for physical therapy is growing. People want to move, sleep and live better.
Optimize Therapy offers fitness and wellness services integrated into their physical therapy and hand therapy programs for the people of Laurel, Maryland.
What are the results?
A much higher level of functional restoration.
People in the city of Laurel are discovering a fast and affordable way to fix their pain and injury conditions that is all-natural and long-lasting.
For more information or to schedule a complimentary screening, simply call the number below or visit us at the address below.
Optimize Therapy & Fitness
9841 Broken Land Parkway Suite 100 Columbia, MD 21046
Call (301) 356-5500
Member of the American Physical Therapy Association