Physical Therapy & Rehab in Clarksville
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Are you looking for help with physical therapy in Clarksville? The team at Tennessee Center of Integrated Medicine is here to help.
Conditions That Physical Therapy Can Help in Clarksville TN
Physical therapy helps restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. Physical therapy or helps restore, maintain, and promote overall fitness and health. Our Clarksville patients include individuals after motor vehicle accident and individuals with disabling conditions such as low-back pain, neck pain, sports injuries, arthritis, heart disease, fractures, head injuries,dizziness and after surgery rehabilitation.
Treatment often includes exercise; especially for patients who have been immobilized or who lack flexibility, strength, or endurance. Physical therapy helps encourage patients to use their muscles to increase their flexibility and range of motion. More advanced exercises focus on improving strength, balance, coordination, and endurance. The goal is to improve how an individual functions at work and at home.
Physical therapy is appropriate for all ages and many different levels of function. It can be modified to fit individual needs. also helps treat a wide range of disorders; such as pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedics, sports medicine, neurology, and cardiopulmonary physical therapy.
FAQ'S About Physical Therapy
Do I need to see a physician before I can receive physical therapy?
- No, many health insurances allow for care for a limited time prior to needing a referral. Some insurances need a referral before the start of care.
Does my insurance cover physical therapy?
- Yes, most insurances have physical therapy coverage.
How PHYSICAL THERAPY Works
Tennessee Center of Integrated Medicine of Clarksville was designed to provide an ideal environment for healing your body, through chiropractic, massage or physical therapy. When you arrive at Tennessee Center of Integrated Medicine, our physical therapists will take a thorough history, and evaluation of the entire body including posture and biomechanics, range of motion and joint mobility to find out the cause of pain or disability. You will then discuss treatment options and goals, so that we can customize a treatment plan catered to you.
Each session will last roughly one hour. The frequency of visits and the length of treatment is determined by the physical therapist who prescribed the treatment.
The results are typically a result of the patient’s commitment. When the patient follows the plan, does their exercises as often as suggested and using the proper techniques, the treatment is typically very successful.
Before Your Appointment
It is a good idea to arrive at your physical therapy appointment properly dressed. It is best that you wear snug comfortable clothing that doesn't restrict your movement. It is also a good idea to bring your insurance card, a form of identification, the prescription that your physician gave you, and if needed, your co-pay.
Types of Physical Therapy MODALITIES We Offer
Electrical Stimulation is an exceptional way to help the body in the healing process. This is accomplished by sending a very small electrical current into the affected soft tissue injury or muscle spasm. The therapy utilizes this current in an effort to help reduce pain. Short therapy sessions are excellent at facilitating healing from acute and chronic pain.
Deep Tissue Laser Therapy
Tennessee Center of Integrated Medicine is proud to provide the highest level of pain relief with the LightForce™ FX Deep Tissue Therapy Laser. Laser Therapy is a surgery-free, drug-free option for individuals suffering from both acute and chronic pain. Treatments are fast, safe, and painless. Most patients see results in 3 to 5 treatment sessions and the treatments have a therapeutic effect continuing for up to 18 hours after the treatment. Laser Therapy is clinically proven to reduce pain and inflammation associated with many common musculoskeletal conditions, such as sports injuries, lower back pain, bursitis, tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis, headaches, and sciatica. Laser Therapy is endorsed by professional clinical organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO), American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), and the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP®) and over 3,000 research studies have been conducted in the field. The LightForce™ FX Deep Tissue Therapy Laser by LiteCure® Medical is FDA cleared and represents a great advance in medical technology. Tennessee Center of Integrated Medicine is proud to provide another effective treatment option to our patients with this latest proven technology.
Ultrasound is a therapy that is utilized in the office to handle injuries related to joints, muscle spasms, as well as most soft tissues. While it shares the same name, this ultrasound is not the same as the type of ultrasound utilized diagnostically to screen internally in the body. This ultrasound creates small sound waves that in effect vibrate and massage soft tissues and muscle. These sound waves do an excellent job in facilitating the body's healing process in addition to decreasing scar tissue formation. Ultrasounds create a heating effect to help relax the muscles or tightness in the body. This heat combined with the overall features of the ultrasound help to start the healing process at the most basic cellular level speeding up your road to recovery.
If you are interested in physical therapy in Clarksville, call our Tennessee Center of Integrated Medicine team today!
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