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Our Services / Physical Therapy

Orthopaedic Specialist located in Bloomfield Hills, MI & Clarkston, MI

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Physical Therapy

If you struggle with an injury, ongoing pain, or pain after surgery, skilled providers at Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County in Bloomfield Hills and Clarkston, Michigan, are here for you. They offer advanced physical therapy services to speed up healing, increase strength and flexibility, and reduce your risk of re-injury. Call the nearest office to learn more or schedule an appointment online today.


What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy uses exercises, stretching, and other techniques to improve musculoskeletal functioning. Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County providers offer cutting-edge technologies and techniques to enhance healing after an injury, surgery, or tissue degeneration.

Why might I need physical therapy?

You may need physical therapy if you struggle with ongoing pain, a sports or work-related injury, tissue degeneration, arthritis, or a stroke. Physical therapy is often helpful after undergoing orthopedic surgery like joint replacement, being in a car accident, or getting injured falling down or lifting something heavy.

What are the benefits of physical therapy?

The many benefits you can expect when choosing physical therapy at Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County include:

  • Increased strength
  • Better balance
  • Improved flexibility
  • Faster healing
  • Low risk of re-injury
  • Less ongoing pain
  • Increased range of motion
  • Better mobility

Physical therapy is a noninvasive treatment that can dramatically restore musculoskeletal functioning and your overall quality of life.

Is physical therapy right for me?

Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County providers let you know if you’re a candidate for physical therapy after discussing your symptoms with you, checking your vital signs, and completing a physical exam. 

They often recommend you undergo diagnostic tests, such as blood tests, nerve tests, MRIs, CT scans, ultrasound, X-rays, or other imaging procedures. Your orthopedic specialist personalizes a physical therapy program that best matches your needs.

What should I expect during physical therapy?

During physical therapy sessions at Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County, a licensed therapist assists you when completing stretches, balance maneuvers, cardiovascular exercises, and muscle-strengthening exercises. 

They may use manual manipulation to stretch or massage healing tissues. Your therapist shows you which exercises to complete at home between therapy sessions at Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County.

How often do I need physical therapy sessions?

Your Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County provider lets you know how often to schedule physical therapy sessions and how often to complete strength and flexibility exercises from home. You may need therapy several times a week, at least initially, before tapering off the sessions as your body begins to heal.

To learn more about physical therapy at Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County and find out if it’s right for you, call the nearest office or schedule an appointment online today.

Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County