Benefits of Physical Therapy (Aired on July 13, 2012)
William BreMiller and John Roger, physical therapists with extensive medical and academic credentials, discuss the benefits of physical therapy, especially orthopedic therapy. Therapy is commonly used for treating movement disorders caused by aging, arthritis, injuries, and so forth. But there are also a wide variety of conditions that physical therapy addresses, including post-trauma rehabilitation, surgery follow up, sports injuries, and even headache management. The interview covers tips to prevent conditions from becoming chronic as well as the ways that modern therapy strategies speed recovery. There are many reasons why more people today are seeking physical therapy, especially young athletes.