Physical rehabilitation is a vital part of the healing process for many injuries and conditions. While it can be frustrating and challenging at times, working through physical rehabilitation at Weeks Wellness Chiropractic in Longmont can help you regain your strength, mobility, and independence. Dr. Weeks and our team would like to discuss the types of physical rehabilitation therapy available and what to expect during your treatment. Whether you are just starting on your rehab journey or looking for ways to improve your progress, we are here to help.
What is Physical Rehabilitation?
Physical rehabilitation, also known as rehab, is a therapy that helps people regain strength and mobility after an injury or illness. It can involve a wide range of treatments, including exercise, physical therapy, and massage. Physical rehab can be frustrating and challenging at times, but it is an essential part of healing. You can regain your strength, mobility, and independence through hard work and determination.
Types of Physical Rehabilitation
There are many different types of physical rehabilitation therapy available, and the one that is best for you will depend on your needs and goals. They include:
Exercise is a crucial part of physical rehab and can improve your strength, mobility, and flexibility. There are many different types of exercises, and your therapist will work with you to develop a program that is right for you.
2. Physical Therapy
Physical therapy is a type of therapy that uses exercises, stretches, and massage to help patients regain mobility and strength. Physical therapists can also teach you how to do exercises on your own safely.
Massage is a type of therapy where the chiropractor uses pressure and strokes to relieve tension and pain. It can also be used to improve flexibility and mobility.
4. Occupational Therapy
Occupational therapy helps people regain the skills they need to do everyday activities, such as dressing, bathing, and cooking. It can also improve coordination and mobility.
5. Speech Therapy
Speech therapy helps people who have difficulty speaking or swallowing. It can also improve coordination and mobility.
6. Aquatic Therapy
Aquatic therapy uses water to help patients regain strength and mobility. It can be an excellent option for people who cannot do land-based exercises.
Contact Us for Your Physical Rehabilitation Needs
If you are looking for help with physical rehabilitation, Dr. Weeks at Weeks Wellness Chiropractic in Longmont is here to help you every step of the way. We offer a variety of therapies to help you regain your strength and mobility, including exercise, physical therapy, and massage. Call our team today at (303) 776-6596 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.