If you’re involved in a car accident or you suffer a sports-related injury, physical therapy can relieve the pain, reduce the risk of complications, and restore your mobility. At Atlantic Coast Spine & Pain Center, R. Blake Kline, MD, uses physical therapy to treat various conditions, including chronic neck pain, sciatica, and lower back pain. To make an appointment at the practice in Conway, South Carolina, call the office today, or click the online booking feature.
Physical therapy uses a combination of stretches and strengthening exercises, activity modifications, and soft tissue manipulation to restore physical function and mobility lost due to an illness or injury.
This type of treatment is entirely noninvasive and provides a safe and effective alternative to prescription medication or surgery.
At Atlantic Coast Spine & Pain Center, Dr. Kline uses physical therapy to treat various conditions, including:
You might also benefit from physical therapy if you experience back pain following a car accident or a sports-related injury.
Physical therapy provides various advantages, including:
If you’re an athlete or physically active individual, physical therapy can help maximize your performance on the court or playing field by strengthening specific muscles.
At Atlantic Coast Spine & Pain Center, Dr. Kline offers several types of physical therapy, including:
Orthopedic physical therapy treats injuries to your joints, bones, tendons, muscles, or ligaments. It combines manual therapy, strength and mobility training, and other modalities to encourage your body’s natural healing process.
This type of physical therapy helps individuals who are 65 and older. It uses stretches and strengthening exercises to improve mobility, reduce the risk of falls, and relieve chronic pain.
If you experience a spinal cord injury, Dr. Kline might recommend neurological physical therapy. The goal of this type of treatment is to increase your muscle strength and prevent atrophy.
Before recommending physical therapy, Dr. Kline reviews your medical history and asks about your symptoms, including when they first started and if any activities make them worse. Afterward, he conducts a physical exam and orders additional tests as necessary.
Once Dr. Kline determines the source of your discomfort, he develops a custom care plan that aligns with your needs. Often, that includes a combination of physical therapy and other interventional pain management techniques.
To learn more about the benefits of physical therapy, make an appointment at Atlantic Coast Spine & Pain Center by calling the office today or clicking the online booking feature.