Physical therapy can help you get your life back after an injury or illness. At Liberty Rehabilitation & Wellness in Garden City, New York, board-certified physical therapist Dr. Josh Lee empowers men, women, and children to move freely and without pain. Whether you’re recovering or adapting, Dr. Lee can help you improve your function as well as your overall well-being. To schedule an appointment, call or book online today.
Physical therapy is a branch of healthcare that focuses on the treatment of movement and mobility issues. A physical therapy program may include exercises or stretches, manual or ultrasound therapy to improve circulation, and electrical stimulation for pain relief.
Your doctor may recommend physical therapy if you:
The primary goals of physical therapy include improved mobility and function, pain relief, and prevention of future injury. Though physical therapy is not a substitute for going to the doctor, it can significantly reduce your healthcare costs and reliance on medical treatment.
At Liberty Rehabilitation & Wellness, your physical therapy program is customized to meet your specific needs. In devising your program, Dr. Lee takes into account your condition as well as your lifestyle. During your first session, he asks you about your pain or other symptoms, your ability to move and perform everyday tasks, your sleep habits, and your medical history.
Dr. Lee may also perform tests to measure your:
Dr. Lee typically gets you started with exercises during your first appointment, so it’s important to wear clothing that you can move around in.
Dr. Lee does not diagnose medical conditions. Rather, he is trained to recognize and treat mobility issues that may be related to a diagnosable condition. However, you can visit Liberty Rehabilitation & Wellness without a referral from your doctor, and physical therapy can be a safe, cost-effective way to treat your health problems without medication or surgery.
To schedule your physical therapy consultation, call Liberty Rehabilitation & Wellness or book online today.