About Physical Therapy
Did You Know?
Your Physical Therapist attended university for 4 to 7 years to become a trained professional. They are trained to assess, diagnose and treat muscle or joint problems. They also assess, treat and assist in management of breathing, heart, nerve and circulation conditions.
" Experienced physical therapists have a higher level of knowledge in managing muscle and bone problems than students, physician interns and residents, and all physician specialists except for orthopaedists. 1 "
Did Your Physical Therapist...
- Get your consent before your assessment and treatment?
- Explain what they were doing?
- Answer your questions?
- Refer you to another care provider if they could not help you?