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Month: March 2008

Exactly What is Physical Therapy?

What is Physical Therapy exactly? Isn’t physical therapy just exercise? Can’t my chiropractor do physical therapy? Can’t I get physical therapy from a personal trainer or at the gym? These are commonly asked questions. The answer to all of them is NO. I’ll get to why in a minute. Let’s start broadly and then get more specific. Here is an official answer (warning: dry wording ahead): Physical therapy is the application of evaluation and/or treatment to movement dysfunction as provided by a licensed physical therapist. Great, there’s the official answer.… Read more Exactly What is Physical Therapy?