A physical therapy program can be a powerful tool for recovering from illness, injury, and chronic pain. In some cases, physical therapy can prevent these problems from occurring in the first place.
Preventative physical therapy can help maintain your body’s health and prepare you to pursue physical activities safely. It does not matter whether it is for your job or sport; PT can help you gain the strength you need to avoid injury.
Strengthening the body, improving mobility, and identifying potential problem areas are all aspects of this type of physical therapy. Many patients visit physical therapy regularly, sometimes once a week, to improve posture and mobility and prevent injuries related to more rigorous physical activities.
At a preventative visit, a physical therapist may identify areas of tightness, range of motion problems, postural imbalances, or even weak muscles. Working on specific issues can prevent injuries later in the gym, on the trail, or at the job site.
Prevention PT allows you to continue living an everyday life without experiencing pain, paying for doctors’ visits, or requiring an extensive treatment plan to overcome a more severe injury. Your physical therapist can provide you with a customized exercise routine to maximize the benefits of your physical activity.
Individuals may also achieve better long-term health through preventative physical therapy. A physical therapist can suggest exercises that can strengthen your bones and prevent osteoporosis if you are at risk. An exercise program tailored to your needs may prevent obesity. If you are older or suffer from balance issues, physiotherapy can help reduce your risk of falling.
Our goal at ACE Physical Therapy is to prevent injuries as well as to assist in their recovery. A specific fitness plan will be created for you based on your individual needs and body composition with your physical therapist. Let us help keep you on the right health track!
ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute was founded on the principles of high ethical standards, integrity, honesty, and professionalism. When you step inside one of their eight convenient locations in the Washington Metro area, your goal becomes theirs: returning you to your normal lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible.