Geriatric Physical Therapy
Geriatric physical therapy places a particular emphasis on the needs of aging adults. It helps treat conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, joint replacement, and balance disorders. Benefits of physical therapy include:
- Pain management with reduced need for opioids
- Avoiding surgery
- Improved mobility and movement
- Recovery from injury or trauma
- Recovery from stroke or paralysis
- Fall prevention
- Improved balance
- Management of age-related medical problems.
Ask your doctor if you or your loved one could benefit from a Geriatric physical therapist.
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