Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy services offered in Columbia, MD

Physical therapy is an effective way to speed up your recovery time when sidelined by an injury or surgery. At Dabbs Rehab Center of MD, the providers offer on-site physical therapy services to get you back to your active lifestyle without limitations. The skilled therapies use manual techniques to increase your range of motion and reduce pain and inflammation in your musculoskeletal system so that you can achieve a full recovery. Call the Columbia, Maryland, office to schedule a physical therapy appointment or book a consultation online today. 

Physical Therapy Q & A

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy uses a hands-on, manual therapy approach to treat musculoskeletal pain resulting from injuries or age-related changes in the body. Therapy can also help restore the strength, flexibility, and function of your muscles, joints, and spine after an injury or surgery.

Dabbs Rehab Center of MD offers physical therapy services on-site and personalizes a treatment plan to your individual needs and unique mobility challenges.

Why would I need physical therapy?

You may benefit from physical therapy as part of your recovery from acute or chronic health conditions, injuries, or degenerative disorders that cause pain and dysfunction in your musculoskeletal system.

Dabbs Rehab Center of MD customizes physical therapy plans to address pain and other complications of:

  • Arthritis

  • Sciatica

  • Tendonitis

  • Joint pain

  • Osteoporosis

  • Pinched nerves

  • Herniated discs

  • Sports injuries

  • Work-related injuries

  • Shoulder tears and pain

  • Foot and ankle pain

  • Chronic and acute musculoskeletal pain

  • Overuse injuries (golf or tennis elbow)

  • Auto accident injuries

You may also benefit from physical therapy following a surgical procedure, such as a hip replacement or knee replacement surgery.

The providers offer comprehensive physical exams in-office to assess your overall flexibility and strength. They also review your medical history and existing health to determine if physical therapy can benefit your health and recovery.

What can I expect during physical therapy?

The Dabbs Rehab Center of MD providers take a hands-on approach to your physical therapy sessions. They use a range of techniques to manipulate your muscles and other soft tissues to increase flexibility and strength and reduce tension and pain.

In addition to joint mobilizations and soft tissue techniques, the therapists teach you exercises you can do in the office and at home to support your natural healing processes.

The providers also assess your posture, lifting mechanics, and work ergonomics to identify risk factors for additional injuries. They show you how to improve your everyday habits and movements to ensure you recover fully.

You may also benefit from the available chiropractic care and functional medicine services available at Dabbs Rehab Center of MD to support your healing and revitalize your overall health.

Call Dabbs Rehab Center of MD to schedule a physical therapy consultation or book an appointment online today.