Our body is the most complex machine on the planet. Like every other machine, our body, too, suffers from errors in functioning, damage, and wear and tear. The spare parts needed for our body are our white blood cells and our immune system. And our mechanic can be either a doctor or a physical therapist. A doctor will most commonly recommend medication for the ailment you might be suffering from or order a surgery. Medication can have its side effects on our body and certain antibiotics can even affect your immunity. Moreover, recovery from surgery can painful. Physical therapy, on the other hand, has no side-effects on the body, unless you count the long, sound sleep you get after a session as one! The advantages of physical therapy are so many that it is also being recommended by doctors in many cases as an alternative to medication or surgery.
What are the advantages of physical therapy?
Physical therapy is a boon for people who have suffered physical injuries to the muscles and bones or those who are suffering from mental disorders and heart diseases. Physical therapy is even known to treat symptoms of cancer and the aftereffects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments. A physical therapist can help you with various injuries and ailments of the body.
There are countless advantages of physical therapy. If you’re suffering from physical pain, sports injuries, stroke or even diabetes, contact our physical therapist at In-Home Physical Therapy and Massage. The therapist will design an exercise and massage routine for you for a speedy recovery.