Multi-Specialty Center located in Bronx, White Plains, Ardsley and Yonkers, NY
Physical therapy benefits many health conditions, from chronic pain to recovery from surgery or a stroke. The skilled health professionals at Doctors United, with offices in the West Farms and Wakefield neighborhoods in the Bronx, White Plains, Yonkers, and Ardsley, New York, offer professional physical therapy and rehabilitation to ease pain, restore function, and improve the quality of life. Call the office nearest you or schedule a consultation online today.
Physical Therapy Q & A
What is physical therapy?
Physical therapy is an area of medicine that specializes in improving your functional mobility. Injuries, surgery, and diseases may affect your ability to go about your usual routine.
Physical therapy uses various tools and therapies to ease pain, promote healing, and improve strength, flexibility, mobility, and balance.
Doctors United is a multi-specialty pain management practice that offers physical therapy and rehabilitation to support your health needs. The practice refers patients to physical therapy following an evaluation with a physician.
The physical therapists at Doctors United develop a personalized physical therapy program based on your diagnosis and functional needs.
What can physical therapy treat?
The highly experienced physical therapists at Doctors United treat a wide range of injuries and conditions. Your physician may refer you to physical therapy for:
- Knee pain
- Shoulder pain
- Foot or ankle injury
- Leg injury
- Arm injury
- Sprain or strain
- Neurological condition
The physical therapists also provide back and neck rehabilitation and hand therapy. They also care for patients who need support recovering from surgery, including joint replacement surgery.
The physical therapists at Doctors United also specialize in various areas of medicine, including orthopedics, geriatrics, cardiology, and pulmonary care.
They also have sports physical therapists who provide programs that support recovery following sports injuries.
What are the physical therapy treatments?
The physical therapists at Doctors United use a wide range of tools and therapies to ease your pain, improve mobility, and restore function.
While therapeutic exercises and manual therapy are common treatments that physical therapists use to improve health and function, they also provide innovative therapies, such as:
- Phonophoresis (ultrasound therapy to improve the delivery of topical medications)
- Electrical stimulation (E-stim)
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
- Dry heat therapy
- Moist heat therapy
- Cold or ice therapy
- Light therapy
The physical therapists also offer iontophoresis. For this therapy, you place your feet in a tub filled with water, and an electrical current passes through the water into your feet to improve the delivery of medication through your skin.
Iontophoresis is also used to treat hyperhidrosis, a condition that causes excessive sweating.
No matter your injury or health condition, physical therapy supports your health and well-being. Call Doctors United or schedule an appointment online today.
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