Physical therapy uses exercise and manual methods to improve one's ability to move and function.
Physical therapists help people of all ages as they evaluate and treat:
They can also help you manage pain and restore range of motion after surgery or an injury.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation
Physical therapy overview
Physical therapy programs and services
Clinics: Physical therapy services
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
First published: 09/05/2008
Last updated: 08/04/2011
Reviewed by: Lori Froehling, director, rehabilitation therapies, Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute - Abbott Northwestern Hospital