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Physical Therapy - Mid Herts Injury Clinic in Hatfield

Physical Therapy in Hatfield – What Is It?

Physical therapy is a special type of medical treatment aimed towards two goals: 1. Increased mobility and 2. Decreased pain. With a wide variety of applique, physical therapy can treat a number of ailments and injuries, help an individual recover from surgery, help make daily tasks (such as walking, going up and down stairs, etc) easier, and ease the pain that often comes with many of these restrictions.

In addition to restoring physical function, physical therapy can also help an individual to build up physical fitness in areas that will help ease their chronic conditions in the future. For example, by working towards building stronger leg muscles, a knee pain sufferer will be able to lessen the pain he or she experiences in the future. This and much more is the primary concern of physical therapy in Hatfield.

What Can Physical Therapy Treat?

Physical therapy is able to treat anything from acute injuries to chronic pain, such as back pain, COPD, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, osteo and rheumatoid arthritis, tendon and ligament problems, and more. Quite often, your hatfield physical therapist will work in conjunction with your doctor, a clinic or hospital, nursing home, school, sports team, and more in order to deliver fully comprehensive care based off of your medical history and other treatment sought.

Your physical therapist in Hatfield will attempt to reduce your swelling and pain before moving on to building your endurance, strength, and flexibility. Physical therapy will almost always include some form of exercise, both during your time with the physical therapist and tailored at-home plans to help restore functionality and mobility to the affected areas.

Generally speaking, your Hatfield physical therapist usually specializes in one or more of the following areas:

  • Nerves
  • Cancer-related issues
  • Muscles, ligaments, and joints
  • Bones and bone injury
  • Heart and blood vessels
  • Age groups

You’ll want to discuss your complete medical history with your physical therapist in order to determine the best course of treatment.

Booking Your Physical Therapy in Hatfield Appointment

For new patients, Colin King will perform a full consultation at the outset to get a complete picture of your physical ailments and your medical treatment history. Based upon the consultation, Colin King will work with you to develop an extensive treatment plan, including a multitude of techniques ranging from in office massage therapy to exercise plans you can carry out daily.

If you would like to book a consultation with Colin King, give us a call on 01707 260399 today!