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Looking for physical therapy in Los Angeles? Visit Health Within Center in Beverly Hills.
What is physical therapy?
Your doctor or surgeon might prescribe physical therapy to you if you’ve had a serious injury, surgery, or illness that has affected your ability to do daily tasks.
Physical therapy (also known as and shortened to “PT”) is a treatment method with the aim of easing pain and helping those treated to move, function, and live a higher quality of life.
What does a physical therapist do?
Typically during the first session, your PT will conduct a physical assessment of your shortcomings and needs. They’ll ask a question about the different levels of pain you experience when performing daily activities, other symptoms, how well you’re sleeping, and about your medical history.
Who needs physical therapy?
You may need physical therapy for:
- Pain relief
- Movement or ability improvement
- Sports injury prevention or recovery
- Disability or surgery prevention
- Post-stroke, -injury, -accident, or -surgery rehabilitation
- Balance improvement
- Chronic illness management (e.g. heart disease, diabetes, or arthritis)
- New artificial limb adaptation
Our physical therapists work hard to ensure your care and comfort. Health Within Center offers a calm, soothing environment for your appointments.