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Seven Surprising Conditions Treated by Physical Therapy

Seven Surprising Conditions Treated by Physical Therapy

by Rose Hayes, Sharecare

Physical therapists (PTs) help people get their strength back after major surgeries and accidents by encouraging them do a little more activity each day. But did you know: a PT might be able to help you improve your chronic medical problems too.

“PTs are exercise and movement specialists. And there’s a whole assortment of medical conditions that can benefit from the appropriate form of exercise,” says Elizabeth Kevil, DPT a Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist at Sky Ridge Medical Center.

Here are 7 surprising conditions that physical therapy can help treat. Click on each image to expand that section!

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