Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

No matter what area of the body ails you – neck, shoulder, back, knee – physical therapy will relieve pain, improve your motion and give you a greater quality of life.


No matter what area of the body ails you – neck, shoulder, back, knee – physical therapy will relieve pain, improve your motion and give you a greater quality of life.  A physical therapist can teach you how to prevent and manage a condition so that you will achieve long-term health benefits.

For instance, a study of 1,435 NCAA Division 1 female soccer players demonstrated that those who participated in a physical therapy program had an overall ACL injury rate 41 percent lower than those who did only a regular warm-up prior to practice. (American Journal of Sports Medicine August, 2008)

Physical Therapists do more than just help rehabilitate patients with physical limitations.  They can work with patients of all ages with any loss of mobility due to an injury or medical condition.  They can diagnose the issue, develop a proper rehabilitation program, and teach patients preventative measures and fitness techniques to keep mobility problems from worsening.

Because physical therapists receive specialized education in a variety of sciences – physics, human anatomy, kinesiology (human movement), to name a few – they understand how the body works and how to get you moving again. They know how to manage all four of the body's major systems – musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular/pulmonary, and integumentary (skin) – to restore and maximize mobility. 

Whether you are living with diabetes or recovering from a stroke, a fall, or a sports injury, a physical therapist is a trusted health care professional who will work closely with you to evaluate your condition and develop an effective, personalized plan of care. A physical therapist can help you achieve long-term results for many conditions that limit your ability to move.

At Conshohocken Physical Therapy, our mission is to make a positive impact, both personally and therapeutically, on every person who enters our office. We will improve the quality of your life with a friendly, evidence-based and innovative approach.

You will experience pain relief, improved motion and a greater quality of life. You will be treated by a Doctor of Physical Therapy who has the most specialized training to help you get back in motion. You will get direct attention from your Physical Therapist for at least 30 minutes during every visit.

In celebration of National PT Month, Conshohocken Physical Therapy is providing free health screenings until the end of October. Make an appointment today by calling 610-828-7595. 

Learn more about Conshohocken Physical Therapy by visiting us online at www.conshypt.com.

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