Physical Healthcare of Jacksonville provides an integrated approach to healthcare, including physical therapy. Our clinical team works together to get you out of pain quickly. We offer several options to surgery and pain medication, such as opioids, for treating chronic pain.
According to APTA, physical therapy restores, maintains and promotes physical function at the highest level. Health benefits include reduced blood pressure and cholesterol levels, improved balance and endurance, as well as increased aerobic capacity and muscle strength. In addition, it helps with weight control and injury prevention.
Physical therapists identify the causes of pain, muscular and postural imbalance and reduced functional deficits, states Mansi K. Galvankar, PT, MPT. They design individualized programs to improve range of motion, gait and independence with daily activities. Treatments include ultrasound, electrical stimulation and cold laser to improve symptoms. Hands-on treatment techniques such as myofascial release and joint mobilization are also available, per Galvankar.
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If you have further questions about physical therapy, we offer a complimentary consultation. Please call us at 904-645-0777 or visit our website to request an appointment. Our clinical team is dedicated to easing your pain without the use of opioids so you can live your best life possible.