Physical Therapy

Health and Wellness Center located in Portland, OR

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy services offered in Portland, OR

Physical therapy improves your movement while reducing pain to improve your quality of life after an injury or other medical diagnosis. The experts at You. Center for Health and Wellness in Portland, Oregon, offer physical therapy using evidence-based strategies. You can work on specific goals while engaging in your personalized rehabilitation plan. Call You. Center for Health and Wellness, or schedule your consultation online today.

Physical Therapy Q & A

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy is a form of treatment to help you rehabilitate and recover after various injuries or conditions, many of which cause pain or limit your mobility. Through physical therapy, you can work on reaching your personal goals along the route to rehabilitation with the expert team at You. Center for Health and Wellness. Physical therapy can help increase:

  • Healing 
  • Mobility
  • Flexibility
  • Strength
  • Comfort
  • Balance
  • Quality of life
  • Independence

Before starting physical therapy, you visit You. Center for Health and Wellness for a detailed evaluation. The team examines your injury and plans your physical therapy using multiple evidence-based techniques. 

Who can benefit from physical therapy?

Many people can benefit from physical therapy as a critical component of a rehabilitation program. Physical therapy can help you recover from various injuries or manage the symptoms of a chronic condition that has impacted you for years.

You might be interested in using physical therapy to improve or manage:

  • Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Bursitis
  • Sprains and strains
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Neurological conditions, and movement disorders

Physical therapy doesn’t look the same for everyone; your course of treatment ultimately depends on your goals. The team at You. Center for Health and Wellness may recommend additional care practices like acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments, or massage therapy. 

Which methods does physical therapy use?

You. Center for Health and Wellness provides you with a personalized physical therapy plan. It may include common physical therapy practices such as:

Physical manipulation

The team teaches you specific exercises to increase strength and mobility while also manipulating your joints and muscles using their hands. 

Electrical stimulation

Sometimes physical therapy involves nerve stimulation practices to support the function of your motor nerves and muscles. 

Heat and cold therapy

The team may apply heat or cold temperatures to assist with healing and reduce muscle pain. 

Laser or light therapy

Sometimes, physical therapists use lasers or light-based devices to help stimulate the healing process with painful or tender muscles.  

Physical therapy can positively impact rehabilitation after an injury or other medical diagnosis. Call You. Center for Health and Wellness or schedule a consultation online today.