Bryant Medical Group
Alternative Medicine & Chiropractic Care located in Lafayette, LA & New Iberia, LA
Physical rehabilitation is a natural, noninvasive option for the treatment of chronic pain, neck and back pain, joint pain, and other physical ailments. Find out the benefits of physical rehab and learn how the team at Bryant Medical Group can help you with exercises, stretches, and other pain-relieving therapies by visiting one of their offices in Lafayette and New Iberia, Louisiana. The team offers personalized rehab plans to help you feel and move better, no matter your age or abilities. Schedule a consultation today by booking online or calling the office.
What types of physical rehabilitation therapies are available?
At Bryant Medical Group, the team offers a wide range of physical rehabilitation therapies, such as:
- Joint mobilization
- Electrical nerve stimulation
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
- Therapeutic ultrasound
- Hot and cold therapy
- Specialized stretches and exercises
- Postural training
- Balance and gait training
The team works with you to develop a rehab plan based on your needs, whether you’re recovering from an injury or surgery or experiencing chronic pain, or you simply want to move and feel better.
What are the benefits of physical rehabilitation?
Physical rehabilitation can be used by patients of all ages and offers a variety of benefits, including:
- Improved range of motion
- Better joint and muscle function
- Improved coordination and balance
- Better posture
- Improved circulation
- Decreased inflammation and pain
The team also provides education throughout your care so you understand what types of exercises and stretches you can perform at home, work, or the gym to speed up your recovery and prevent your pain or discomfort from returning.
What conditions can physical rehabilitation help?
Since physical rehabilitation is safe for people of all ages and abilities, it can be used to help with various conditions, such as:
- Chronic pain
- Shoulder pain
- Knee pain
- Neck and back pain
- Herniated discs
To determine what types of physical rehabilitation therapies are best for you, the team completes a thorough evaluation and physical exam to understand your symptoms and diagnose your condition.
What should I expect during a physical rehabilitation visit?
You should arrive at the office wearing athletic clothing and with a water bottle and towel. When you begin your session, your provider starts with therapies to warm up your muscles, like electrical stimulation or heat therapy. After your warmup, they take you through a series of exercises to target your pain or diagnosis.
Exercises may include the use of resistance bands, free weights, or your own body weight. Once you’ve completed your exercises, your provider then helps you cool down with soft tissue therapy, cold therapy, or other passive modalities aimed at relaxing your muscles and preventing soreness after your session.
Some soreness for a day following your session is normal, just like soreness after working out at the gym. If soreness is a concern for you, your provider provides recommendations to prevent discomfort at home, such as ice packs or stretching.
To schedule a physical rehabilitation session at Bryant Medical Group, call or book online now.
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