Practice Policy Update regarding COVID-19

When is PT Used?

Physical therapy is used as part of the treatment plan for a wide variety of injuries, conditions or diseases, such as bone fractures or arthritis. Following are the most common health problems that can be treated, in part, via physical therapy:

Orthopedic conditions

  • Back Problems/Injuries
    • Arthritis
    • Disc injuries
    • Rib injuries
    • Scoliosis
    • Spondylolysis/spondylolisthesis
    • Sciatica
  • Elbow Problems/Injuries
    • Bursitis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    • Forearm injuries
    • Fractures and dislocations
    • Golfer’s elbow
    • Tendinitis
    • Tennis elbow
  • Fingers, Hands and Wrist Problems/Injuries
    • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
    • Fractures and dislocations
    • Ligament injuries
    • Mallet finger
    • Tendon injuries
    • Trigger finger
  • Foot & Ankle Problems/Injuries
    • Arthritis
    • Achilles rupture
    • Achilles tendonitis
    • Ankle sprain/strain
    • Drop foot
    • Fractures and dislocations
    • Morton neuroma
    • Plantar fasciitis
  • Hip Problems/Injuries
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Iliotibial band injuries
    • Iliopsoas strain
    • Fractures
    • Labral tear
  • Knee Problems/Injuries
    • Arthritis
    • Baker's cyst
    • Bursitis
  • Ligament Injuries (ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL)
    • Patellar tendonitis
    • Patellar femoral syndrome
    • Hamstring tear/strain
    • Calf strain
    • Meniscus injury
  • Neck Problems/Injuries
    • Arthritis
    • Cervical spinal fusion
    • Disc injuries
    • Muscle strain
    • Spondylosis
    • Spondylolisthesis
  • Shoulder Problems/Injuries
    • Anterior dislocation
    • Bicipital injuries
    • Bursitis
    • Frozen shoulder
    • Rotator cuff injuries
    • SLAP lesion
    • Tendinitis

Neurologic Problems/Injuries

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Stroke

Cardiopulmonary

  • Respiratory conditions
  • Neurological breathing conditions