Physical Therapy

About Physical Therapy (Physical Therapy)

Physical therapy (PT) is a component of rehabilitation to build strength, mobility and fitness. PT may be used short term after an injury or long term following traumatic injury or serious illness such as a stroke to regain as much independence and functioning as possible. Read more

Learn more about Physical Therapy in our Physical Therapy Community Report.

TAG1's Physical Therapy History (Ongoing)
TAG1 has not added a schedule.

TAG1's Physical Therapy is for…

  • Other
  • Balance problems
  • Spasms in neck
  • Back pain

TAG1 has not reported any side effects for Physical Therapy.

Evaluations


Mar 1, 2009

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Balance problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Spasms in neck)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips
SOMETIMES I CAN BARELY MAKE MYSELF GO -BUT I AM SO THANKFUL WHEN I DO. I THINK THIS HAS MEANT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ME BEING IN A WHEELCHAIR AND USING MY CANE AND OCCASIONLY MY WALKER. I WOULD TELL ALL MSA PATIENTS HERE TO INCLUDE PHYSICAL THERAPY IN THEIR WEEKLY ROUTINE.
Cost
$200+ monthly