Physical therapy focuses on more than just 'site of pain'
Proper function and motion of muscles are imperative. In my last blog post I highlighted the importance of motor control as well as how guarding can affect the overall function and performance of a joint. Physical therapy focuses on not just speeding up the recovery from an injury, but also on altering bad motor patterns to aid in the function of the systems involved. The premise of physical therapy is to utilize the body’s own systems to improve the way that it functions on