Physical Therapy


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(noun) the ability to sustain prolonged physical or mental effort.
Muscle atrophy
is defined as a decrease in the mass of the muscle; it can be a partial or complete wasting away of muscle, and is most commonly experienced when persons suffer temporary disabling circumstances such as being restricted in movement .
Physical therapists
(PTs) are highly-educated, licensed health care professionals who can help patients reduce pain and improve or restore mobility.
Rest,Ice,Compression,and Elevation(Common treatment for many minor injuries).
Nordic Track
Helps Develop strength and Stamina.
Electrical muscle simulation
Helps promote muscle growth.
Exercise Ball
Simple but effective tool.
Traveling PT
Hourly Wage.
Highest Payment of money for a PT in the U.S.
Lowest Payment of money for a PT in the U.S.

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