Physical Rehabilitation

Physical Rehabilitation Specialist
Herald Square Chiropractic and Sport provides comprehensive care for patients in the Midtown Manhattan area of New York City who suffer from an injury. Our board-certified staff works with each patient to create specific and effective Physical Rehabilitation programs.

Physical Rehabilitation

Herald Square Chiropractic and Sport

What is physical rehabilitation?

Physical rehabilitation is aimed at restoring movement and function in the body. Whether you have experienced an injury, illness, disease, or surgery, physical rehabilitation incorporates chiropractic medicine, heat or ice, soft tissue therapies, and therapeutic exercise to improve your body's function. As a board is certified Chiropractic Sports Physicians, the Herald Square Chiropractic and Sports team employs all of these techniques and more to ensure you regain maximum movement after your injury.

What does a physical rehabilitation specialist do?

A physical rehabilitation specialist will evaluate patients to determine what symptoms are occurring and how best to treat the person. The goals of a physician will be to improve how a patient’s body moves, improve coordination and balance, increase and/or restore flexibility, and improve the patient’s overall strength. Frequently, an expert physician will be trained in orthopedics, sports, and/or neurology as well as be able to offer more personalized care in a variety of settings. They can treat:

  •  Back and neck pain
  •  Treatment of children and older adults
  •  Cardiac rehabilitation
  •  Wound Care
  •  Post-surgical and trauma care

Physicians specializing in physical rehab can also assist to reduce discomfort by using a variety of techniques which include ultrasound, heat, water, and cold therapies in addition to electrical stimulation.

How long is a physical rehabilitation program?

Rehabilitation programs very in length. The emphasis at Herald Square Chiropractic and Sport is on the individuality of the patient, their injury, and their usage requirements. By utilizing a variety of functional movement tests, your current state of movement will be evaluated and followed by a specific treatment plan that addresses your movement needs. The same functional movement exercises will then be used to measure your progress, and adjustments will be made accordingly to maximize your time. The ultimate goal is to provide you with the knowledge to perform corrective, functional exercises on your own in order to strengthen your body.

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