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Physical Therapy Specialists

Perimeter Orthopaedics

Orthopedic Surgeons located in Atlanta, GA

Physical therapy is a safe and effective treatment method commonly used to relieve pain and improve physical functions. At Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC in Atlanta, Georgia, the team offers on-site physical therapy to promote healing and help patients improve their physical abilities. If you suffer from recurring pain or limited mobility, book an appointment by phone or online today to find out if physical therapy is right for you.

Physical Therapy Q&A

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy refers to a number of therapeutic exercises and hands-on techniques that effectively improve your physical functions. By increasing your strength, flexibility, and stability, physical therapy allows you to eliminate your pain and regain the function of affected areas. It also promotes proper movement and provides you with a reliable option for noninvasive pain relief. 

What conditions can be treated with physical therapy?

The orthopedic specialists at Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC use physical therapy to treat a wide range of issues including:

  • ACL injuries
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Ankle pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Back pain
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Sports injuries 

Physical therapy can also help you regain your strength and mobility after surgery. Your physical therapist may perform a number of treatment techniques including joint mobilization, manual therapy, strength training, and mobility training. The team also offers ultrasound therapy. 

When should I see a doctor?

Physical therapy is an effective way to address pain and injuries throughout the body. If your condition hasn’t improved with at-home care or it interferes with your daily activities, schedule an appointment at Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC. 

Certain conditions like stress fractures or rotator cuff injuries can worsen without proper care. The team offers a wide range of treatments for a number of different orthopedic conditions and works tirelessly to find the treatment that best suits your needs. 

What happens during my first visit?

Before you begin physical therapy, your doctor performs an evaluation to accurately diagnose your condition and determine if physical therapy is the right treatment for you. They begin your evaluation with a physical exam and discussion of your symptoms and medical history. 

Depending on your condition, your doctor may also run a number of imaging tests. Perimeter Orthopaedics, PC offers a number of on-site diagnostics like X-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs and CT scans. 

After your evaluation, the team works with you to develop your treatment plan. In many cases, physical therapy is paired with other treatments like RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation), orthotics, braces, or injections. To find out if physical therapy can help restore your health, call the office or book an appointment online today.