Physical Therapy treats a variety of physical injuries and impairments of the central nervous system or musculoskeletal system. Physical therapists use exercises and activities to help patients regain strength, as well as improve balance and basic mobility. They also assist patients in the use of braces and prosthetic devices.
Physical Therapy also provides a variety of therapeutic treatments to reduce pain, increase comfort and improve function. A variety of modalities are available including electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, and manual therapy.
Please use the links on the left for more information on just some of the Physical Therapy programs available at Virginia Hospital Center.