The upper extremity, which includes the hands, elbows, and shoulders, are often prone to injury due to excessive wear and tear the muscles in this area, which are used more than others. Physical therapy has been proven to be effective in treating a wide variety of conditions that affect these problem areas.
Since the upper extremities are used extensively in everyday life, there is always a possibility of injury to the muscles, tendons, and ligaments in this area. Any pain or discomfort to the hands, elbows, and shoulders can result in a significant decrease in quality of life. That is why physical therapy is so important in upper extremity/hand/elbow/shoulder therapy.
Pro Therapy Services in Oklahoma OK has a dedicated and experienced team of professionals working to create the most effective therapy programs for people suffering from pain, numbness, discomfort, or injury to their upper extremities, hands, elbows, or shoulders.
Physical therapy of Oklahoma OK combines experience with expertise, technical knowledge with a caring attitude, and professionalism with warmth. More often than not, even cases where surgery was deemed to be the only option has been treated successfully with a consistent and regular routine of physical therapy.
These are some of the conditions that can affect the upper extremities, hands, elbows, and shoulders:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Rotator cuff tears.
- Trigger finger.
- Shoulder dislocations.
- Shoulder instability.
- Tendon ruptures.
- Nerve injuries
- Arthritis of the upper extremities.
- Distal radius fractures.
- Scaphoid fractures.
- Tennis elbow.
- Golfer’s elbow.
- Throwing injuries affecting the shoulder and elbow.
- Labral tears.
Physical therapy can help significantly in treating the aforementioned injuries and conditions. All treatments are prescribed only after a meticulously interview and physical examination are conducted. Protocols for physical therapy are tailored keeping in mind the individual needs. So nobody gets the same treatment, even if the condition is the same. This ensures that you are well looked after and given the specific treatment required for your specific condition. This also helps speed up the healing process.
The protocols created at Pro Therapy Services in Oklahoma NJ are a combination of approaches. Manual therapy and exercise are major components of the treatment plan. Any restrictions on movement are addressed during manual therapy. Also, re-education of muscle groups is also addressed during physical therapy. There are specific exercises for specific conditions. Patients are helped to overcome their injuries and illnesses using a compassionate and understanding approach to their pain and limitations.
The physical therapy offered at Pro Therapy Services in Oklahoma NJ is so effective because it helps to address the root of the problem in a variety of ways. It does this by removing any blocks that hinder free movement of the muscles, strengthening the weak muscles, improving flexibility of tight muscles, promoting increased blood circulation in injured areas, and training in the correct posture that will help prevent any future injuries. Using this approach, it is no wonder that healing takes place quickly.