Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Goals

What Are the Different Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Goals?

Physical therapy, in general, can help you manage your pain resulting from muscle or bone disorder. Physical therapists are trained experts in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect your movement and your ability to perform your normal daily activities.

Generally, the physical therapy rehabilitation goals include:
  • Relieving your symptoms pain and inflammation.
  • Improving your joint motion.
  • Providing a comprehensive exercise program that you can do at home.
  • Improving your overall function.
  • Improving your posture.
  • Providing patient education about the condition and prevention strategies.
Whatever your musculoskeletal needs, whether from an injury; you are about to undergo surgery; or even after your surgery, your physical therapist can help you achieve your highest possible function.

The physical therapy rehab goals described above are general goals. Your physical therapist and you, depending on your particular condition, may have different goals that can be achieved in the short term or long-term.

Ask your therapist how he or she can help achieve your particular goals and address your needs.

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