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When you are recovering from an accident, injury or surgery your doctor may refer you to a physical therapist to help you heal. Physical therapy is used to treat people of all ages who have pain or difficulty moving.
Physical therapists are rehabilitation clinicians trained to diagnose, treat and prevent movement dysfunctions and enhance a person's physical well being. They work with people who have:
Stay active to prevent injuries
It’s common knowledge that exercise is good for you. But did you know it can also help prevent injuries by keeping your body in shape?
Lila Renstrom's world started spinning, and it wouldn't stop. She was experiencing an episode of vertigo, the first of many to come.
Source: Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
Reviewed by: Karl J. Sandin, MD, MPH, medical director, Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
First Published: 06/01/2010
Last Reviewed: 05/01/2010