Orthopedic Physical Therapy

ortho11 ortho21Orthopedic physical therapy focuses on the diagnoses, management, and treatment of disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic physical therapy is also used to rehabilitate patients post orthopedic surgery. Swing Orthopedic therapists are trained in the treatment of post operative joints, acute sports injuries, arthritis, and amputations just to name a few. Joint mobilizations, strength training, hot/cold packs, and electrical stimulation are modalities often used to expedite recovery in the orthopedic setting. Those who have suffered injury or disease affecting the muscles, bones, ligaments, or tendons of the body will benefit from assessment by a physical therapist specialized in orthopedics.