Daily Archives: June 25, 2011

Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Injuries

Physical Therapy plays an important role in the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal pain. Therapy ranges from passive modalities (such as heat, ice, and electrical stimulation) to active treatments such as stabilization and strengthening exercises. After an acute injury, the physical therapist will often use modalities to decrease inflammation and muscle spasm and promote tissue […]