Physical Therapy and Chiropractors

Physical Therapy and Chiropractors

By: Megan Enright: Digital Marketing Specialist

Many people think physical therapists and chiropractors are the same and that is incorrect. Although both typically address impairments and symptoms in the Musculo-skeletal system, there is a difference in the approach and the length of intervention may vary. As defined by Merriam Webster Chiropractors are licensed health-care professional who treat disorders (such as back and neck pain) chiefly of the musculoskeletal system especially through the manual adjustment or manipulation of the spinal vertebrae to correct nervous system.

Treatments Include:

According to Merriam Webster Dictionary Physical Therapy is therapy for the preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical funtion imparied or threatened by disease, injury, or disability that utilizes therapeutic exercise, physical modalities (such as massage and electrotherapy), assistive devices, and patient education and training. Physical Therapy aims at empowering the patient to perform exercises to improve the stability and mobility of the respective body part in addition to ergonomics, patient education and may use adjuncts such as mobilization, manipulation or soft tissue massage to further improve the recovery of patient.

Treatments Include:

You Might Also Enjoy...

Look Good & Prevent Knee Pain

Yes, you read that right! Work out these groups of muscles to prevent or even help with current knee pain. These muscles will also make you look good wearing those favorite jeans! You guessed it, I’m talking about the gluteus muscles.

Fall Prevention Tips for the Elderly

Falls are the number one fatal and nonfatal cause of injury within the age population of 65 years old and older. The most common injuries from falls are fractures and head injuries.

Is Exercise Medicine?

The answer is simple... Yes! Exercise is medicine. But it is also so much more. Participating in regular exercise is beneficial for the mind, body, and general health. 

How to prevent knee pain during running

Good weather has arrived! It’s time to gear up and get a good run. Spring and summer usually mean the season for running, but here in PTSMC, it also means a lot of ankle and knee pain.