Physical Therapy in Tempe
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Are you experiencing pain, injury, or weakness? Do you want to live an active lifestyle that is comfortable and capable? Look no further than our team of top-rated physical therapists in Tempe. Our physical therapy clinic is dedicated to providing personalized care and proven recovery programs that will help you achieve your physical health goals and live pain-free.
Our physical therapists take pride in developing personalized treatment plans for each patient, tailored to their unique needs. They also offer comprehensive education on how to enhance overall health and prevent future injuries.
Personalized PHYSICAL THERAPY Treatment from AN expert Therapist
At our clinic, we understand that everyone is unique and no two people are exactly the same, and injuries can be different even though they may affect the same body part. That’s why our expert medical team evaluates your condition and creates a customized therapy plan that is unique to you. Our staff will guide you through each visit with personalized services and dedication, ensuring that you receive the care you need to get back on track to being your best and enjoying life.
Success Stories & Testimonials
Meet Our Team
DR. SCOTT HEWARD
PT, DPT CLINIC DIRECTOR
DR. REBECCA NELSON
PT, MPT, OWNER
COMMUNITY HEALTH LECTURES
We have seen many incredible successes in my years as a physical therapist, and have seen the benefits of this line of work. We will be speaking in many local communities around the East Valley about the importance of physical therapy.
Cupping involves moving the cups across the body to lift and separate tissue which helps to increase the release of interfaces between neural tissues, fascia and skin, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and other structures. Our therapists are highly capable of utilizing this treatment to bring you lasting relief from nagging pains.
Dry needling, also referred to as intramuscular stimulation (IMS) or trigger point dry needling (TDN), is a safe, efficient, and effective treatment option that can help relieve myofascial trigger points. By restoring normal muscle length, coordination, function, and strength, physical therapy through dry needling can be a valuable component of your overall treatment plan.
As people age, it becomes more difficult for them to engage in the activities they enjoy. Even transitioning from a seated position to a standing position becomes difficult and they find themselves spending less time on their feet and more time resting.
Bone, joint and muscle deformities back pain and/or injuries can cause a great amount of difficulty in your life. It may be
possible, in the short term, to work around your pain… but
eventually the list of things you can’t do outnumbers the list of things you can do.
Physical therapy is a crucial component of injury or surgical recovery, but it can also play a vital role in alleviating persistent back pain, soft tissue pain and tension. Rather than relying on self-medication or seeking temporary relief through massage therapy or chiropractic realignment, physical therapy can address the root causes of your pain and provide lasting pain treatment solutions.
PELVIC FLOOR THERAPY
Pelvic floor dysfunction is a common condition that affects many people, particularly women who have given birth. But there’s good news: Pelvic floor therapy can help alleviate these symptoms and improve your quality of life.
Our skilled professionals know how to assist those with the unique circumstances surrounding your personal injury. We will work with you from day one by explaining your options to choose freedom from upfront costs or working with your health insurance.
If you’re experiencing muscle or joint problems, back pain, or other issues, physical therapy can be an excellent initial treatment option. Not only is it clinically proven to alleviate pain and dysfunction, but it can also save you time and money. While some practitioners may offer similar treatments under the umbrella of “physical therapy,” the benefits of working with a qualified physical therapist cannot be overstated.
Whatever your sport or level of achievement, the risk of injury hasn’t deterred you from pursuing your passion and won’t either. Moore Physical Therapy is dedicated to helping injured athletes recover quickly and regain their full range of motion and strength.
Surgical recovery covers a wide range of procedures. Recovering from a surgical procedure may require more time and visits depending on how invasive your surgery was. We are experienced in aiding and speeding the recovery from torn tendons and minor surgical treatments.
custom Physical Therapy Programs
Our physical therapy programs start with pain management and continue to use corrective exercises to build your body’s strength. Then, you’ll be doing functional training activities and the injury prevention phase. This is crucial to keep your strength up and prevent injury.
Our team of licensed professionals provides services such as dry needling and manual therapy for any injury or emergency. You can trust our reliable solutions and professional service to ensure that your body is well-maintained so you can enjoy life pain free. Our physical therapists are proud to create individualized and personal physical therapy treatment plans that are unique to each individual. They also provide extensive education about how to improve one’s health and prevent future injuries.
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I expect during physical therapy sessions?
Physical therapy sessions typically involve an assessment of your condition, manual techniques to improve mobility and flexibility, individualized exercises and activities to help you reach your goals, education on how to prevent further injury or pain, and instruction on proper posture, body mechanics and other lifestyle changes.
Do I need a referral from my doctor before attending Physical Therapy?
No, in the state of Arizona you do not need a physician’s referral for physical therapy.
What do I need to wear or bring with me?
You should dress in comfortable, loose clothing that allows you to move easily and doesn’t restrict circulation. Depending on your condition, your physical therapist may also recommend special shoes or a brace. You should also bring any paperwork related to your medical history, including x-rays, ultrasounds, and doctor’s notes.
Is there anything I can do before my therapy appointment to prepare?
Yes! Make sure you arrive for your session well-rested so that you can give it your full attention and energy. It is also helpful if you keep track of how much pain medication (if any) you take prior to the appointment so that the physical therapist can adjust the intensity of treatment accordingly.
How long will my physical therapy sessions last?
Sessions typically last 30-60 minutes depending on your condition and the types of techniques used. Your physical therapist will give you an estimate when you first arrive for your appointment.
Are there any exercises I can do at home between appointments to help improve my condition?
Yes! Your physical therapist may provide specific exercise recommendations for you to try in between visits, which will help speed up your recovery and progress faster toward reaching your goals. It’s important to follow these carefully and always check with your PT before starting a new exercise program if you have any questions or concerns.
What if I have questions after my physical therapy session?
Your physical therapist should be available to answer any questions or concerns you may have about your treatment plan before and after each visit. You can also contact the clinic directly for further assistance. We want you to get the most out of every session!
Will insurance cover my physical therapy?
It depends on your insurance plan. Most plans cover some or all of the costs associated with physical therapy, but you should check with your provider to determine coverage and any associated fees. Feel free to contact us if have any questions concerning your insurance.
How often will I need to attend physical therapy sessions?
The frequency of visits will depend on your individual goals and condition, but typically it is recommended that patients attend 2-3 times per week for a minimum of 4-6 weeks in order to maximize results. Your therapist will provide more details during your initial appointment.
How long will it take for me to see results?
Every person’s situation is unique; therefore the amount of time needed to reach goals varies. With commitment and dedication from both you and your physical therapist, you can expect to start seeing results within a few weeks. The more positive lifestyle changes you make, the faster your progress will be!
Will my physical therapist be able to answer any questions I have about my condition?
Yes! Your physical therapist should be available to discuss any concerns or questions you have regarding your condition or treatment plan. Don’t hesitate to bring up any issues that may arise during the course of therapy.
What if I feel too much pain during a therapy session?
If at any time during your physical therapy session you experience increased pain, it’s important to let your therapist know so they can adjust the intensity or technique as necessary. Your therapist will work with you to make sure that treatment is comfortable and effective for you
How will I know when I no longer need physical therapy?
Your physical therapist should be able to provide guidance on when it is appropriate to stop attending physical therapy sessions based on your progress, goals, and overall health status. It’s important to listen to your therapist and continue with treatment until they feel you are ready to move on.