Wrist pain may arise for a variety of reasons, some of which include wrist tendinitis, over-use, arthritis, or from a traumatic injury. In most cases, Physical Therapy provides a non-surgical and effective treatment method to significantly improve mobility and decrease pain.
Hip pain is often a result of muscle tightness and weakness. There may be tigthness or pain, whether it occurs in the hip or not, which causes the hip to overcompensate while walking. Sometimes, it is a hip injury that is causing pain and other times, it can simply be tight muscles, where the hip overcompensates for muscle weakness.
Knee pain is extremely common and most often occurs after a traumatic injury or a sudden increase in activity. Some people also randomly experience knee pain as they get older and this is often due to poor posture, weak muscles, or mis-alignment when walking. At Cross Bay Physical Therapy, our physical therapists figure out the cause of your knee pain and through a combination of strengthening, stretching, and hands-on physical therapy, treat your knee pain until it disappears.
After shoulder surgery, there will be a strict protocol during your Physical Therapy. At the beginning of your physical therapy, any movements will be extremely mild as the goal of your physical therapy sessions is just to guide the healing process of your shoulder.
Most people don’t realize that physical therapy is the most important part of rehabilitating an ankle sprain. The golden rule for an ankle sprain is to prevent any further injury. At the beginning of a sprain, this means using crutches and always wearing an ankle brace but as the ankle heals, it’s weakness needs to be treated or a person take a mistep while walking and re-sprain their ankle.