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Benefits of Physical Therapy

Physical therapy treatment assists in pain relief, improving movement or ability, preventing and recovering from injury, and so much more! Learn about the benefits of physical therapy.

What is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy (PT) is a type of care where a trained physical therapist evaluates and treats irregular physical function due to an injury, disability, or other health condition.

Who Will Physical Therapy Help?

Physical therapy benefits people of all ages with injuries, illnesses, or medical conditions that limit their ability to move or function. A personalized PT program can help return individuals to their previous level of function and will encourage changes that can help prevent further injury or improve overall well-being.

Often, a health provider will recommend physical therapy to recover from an injury or at the first sign of an issue since PT treatment is an effective way to heal the body and prevent further problems.


Common Physical Therapy Treatments

Some of the most common PT treatments help to:

  • Improve movement, balance, or prevent falls

  • Improve sports performance

  • Prevent sports injuries or recover from an injury

  • Relieve pain

  • Prevent surgery or disability

  • Rehabilitation after an accident, surgery, or injury

  • Manage chronic illnesses such as arthritis

  • Adapt to an artificial limb

  • Adapt to assistive devices such as a cane or walker

Physical therapy aims to relieve pain and help you move and live better. If a doctor has recommended physical therapy or you think you could benefit from it, please reach out to us today! Call Flow Physical Therapy in Chicago at 312-701-4089

About Flow Physical Therapy in Chicago

Eric Mills formed Flow Physical Therapy to provide individualized care to the community of Chicago. Flow utilizes research-based strategies to create personalized programs for each individual's specific needs or injury. 


Flow Physical Therapy is within Lateral Fitness, allowing us to bring a well-rounded and holistic approach to rehabilitation. We have physical therapists, massage therapists, personal trainers, MAT specialists, nutritionists, and Pilates instructors all within our location!

Schedule an Appointment at Flow Physical Therapy

We offer various services using proven physical therapy techniques to relieve pain, streamline injury recovery, and optimize rehabilitation. Don't let an injury or pain stand in your way. Call Flow Physical Therapy today at 312-701-4089 or reach out to us using the form on our contact page to schedule an appointment!

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