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Physical Therapy (PT)

By Alex Moroz, MD, FACP

Physical therapy involves exercising and manipulating the body. It can improve joint and muscle function, helping people stand, balance, walk, and climb stairs better. Techniques include

  • Range-of-motion exercises

  • Muscle-strengthening exercises

  • Coordination and balance exercises

  • Ambulation (walking) exercises

  • General conditioning exercises

  • Transfer training

  • Use of a tilt table

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