What Disorders Do Physical Therapists Treat?
Physical therapists treat different musculoskeletal disorders and conditions that affect the spine and limit physical function.
- Degenerative disc disease
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Physical therapy is often part of a non-surgical treatment plan that may be combined with medication. PT is routinely an important part of post-operative care and rehab. The goal of physical therapy is to quickly return the patient to an active life.