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
Allina clinics: Physical therapy services
Sister 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