This involves answering questions about what has brought you to the clinic, previous injuries, and relevant medical history.
A comprehensive history will help diagnose and determine factors that will affect treatment and rehab protocols.
Typically you will be asked to perform different movements actively and passively because this will help determine underlying issues that may contribute to your current condition. At this stage, orthopedic tests are commonly used to differentiate similar conditions.
A typical session will involve hands-on treatment. The nature of this treatment depends entirely on the working diagnosis.
All treatment methods applied are evidence-based, and the treatment plan is specific to you. This will give you the best results possible from your very first session to your last.
Physical therapists treat a very wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, so if you’d like to see some of the most common conditions treated, click here.