Physical Therapy in Downtown Columbia, Northeast Columbia, Irma, and Lexington, SC
Physical Therapy in South Carolina
At Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, we make sure that each patient’s physical therapy is tailored to their needs and helps them reach their goals as quickly as possible. Our offices in Downtown Columbia, Northeast Columbia, Irma, and Lexington South Carolina, are easy to get to and have the most up-to-date rehabilitation tools.
Our therapists will work with you to make a unique rehab program that will help you. The people who work hard here are proud of how well we all work together. We try to give care that is high-quality and based on what the patient needs.
People of all ages come to us for help with a wide range of health issues. Our care includes everything from helping people get better after a sports injury or car accident to helping people who just had a total joint replacement. Our therapists try to heal you as a whole person so that you can feel your best when you leave.
Here at Midlands, we try to help people with a wide range of medical needs, which makes our practice a good choice for anyone.
With our advanced Physical Therapy methods, we help patients feel less pain and get back on their feet.
What is Physical Therapy?
Physical therapy is a kind of care that helps you move, work, live better, and feel less pain. Physical therapy can help:
- Relieve pain
- Improve your movements or skills
- Learn ways to avoid or heal from a sports injury
- Take care of a long-term illness like diabetes, heart disease, or arthritis
- Getting better after giving birth
- Control your stomach or bladder
- Avoid getting injured or having surgery
- Rehab after an accident, stroke, or injury
- Balance yourself so you don’t stumble and fall
- Adapt to a joint replacement
- Learn how to use a cane or other assistive devices
The best type of physical therapy treatment will rely on the patient’s symptoms and their specific medical problem, as well as how long the pain has been going on. The patient’s personal preferences and overall physical fitness will play a role in this as well.
Who Needs Physical Therapy?
When someone is recovering from an accident or surgery, the orthopedic specialists at Midlands often suggest that they go to physical therapy. PT is meant to help the patient get stronger, more flexible, and able to move more. Physical therapy can help people of all ages.
Common reasons our patients enroll in Physical Therapy include:
- Achilles tendon injuries
- ACL injuries and tears
- Ankle sprains
- Back pain
- Bursitis in any joint
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Frozen shoulder
- Golfer’s elbow
- Hip pain
- Knee pain
- Shoulder pain
- Tennis elbow
- Wrist injuries
Our Physical Therapists at Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery
As part of our mission to provide complete orthopedic care, Midlands Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery has offices in and around the Columbia, South Carolina area that offer physical therapy.
No matter where you live, Midlands offers top-notch physical therapy for people who have just had surgery, as well as for people who have long-term pain or other ailments.
Our registered physical therapists are experts in their field. They all have master’s or doctoral degrees in therapy from well-known schools, and they have worked in the field for many years.
What to Expect During Physical Therapy
The first step in treatment is a detailed assessment of your condition and make a plan to help you build strength, flexibility, and range of motion so that your symptoms get better.
Your physical therapist will use a variety of treatments and tools to help you feel and move better, depending on what’s wrong with you and how mobile you are. Your physical therapist may use a mix of ice, heat, massage, ultrasound, exercise, and other treatments to improve your blood flow, flexibility, and range of motion, and to reduce pain and swelling.
With physical therapy, you can expect to:
- Strengthen your muscles and build strength so you can move around more
- Find out how to do new workouts that will make you more mobile and flexible
- Find out new ways to stretch and care for your body
- Get back your independence and movement
Physical Therapists in South Carolina
Would you like to get stronger and move around again? Have you hurt yourself and need some physical treatment and recovery? Let Midland’s physical therapists help you reach your goals and get better. Call us at (803)256-4107 to set up an appointment at one of our locations convenient to you.