orthopedic therapy ptis

Orthopedic Therapy

Orthopedic therapy is the branch of physical therapy concerned with acute, chronic, traumatic, and overuse injuries and other disorders of the musculoskeletal system. The human musculoskeletal system consists of the human skeleton, made by bones attached to other bones by joints and ligaments.

Orthopedic physical therapy focuses on the treatment and prevention of muscular and skeletal conditions.  Orthopedic therapists are highly trained in diagnosing, managing, and treating injuries associated with the musculoskeletal system such as:

TREATMENT consists of specialized, individual care including:

  • joint mobilizations/manipulations
  • exercise training for strength, flexibility, balance and core stabilization
  • trigger point dry needling
  • soft tissue mobilization
  • sport-specific exercise training

The following MODALITIES may also be utilized:

  • electrical stimulation
  • ultrasound
  • hot/cold therapy
  • trigger point dry needling

Treatment will include EDUCATION on self-care during recovery and future injury prevention.

Our Metro Denver physical therapists will design a program specifically for your injury to achieve maximum functional ability and return you to your work, sport, life. Contact Physical Therapy & Injury Specialists (PTIS) today at Englewood, CO to schedule an appointment.