Blogs from April, 2020


Continuing Physical Therapy at Home

Whether you’re recovering from a recent injury, living with chronic pain, or have recently undergone surgery—building a customized treatment plan with your physical therapist can help you build back your strength and get back to your daily routine. While keeping your physical therapy appointments can help to alleviate your symptoms, you can continue to support your recovery while at home. Here’s how.

Try Yoga

While yoga may seem like an intimidating activity for those in recovery or living with chronic pain, it can significantly improve your symptoms. This low-impact exercise can the following benefits to help support your physical therapy treatment:

  • Reduce pain and stiffness.
  • Improve joint flexibility and function.
  • Increase range of motion.
  • Reduce stress and tension.

Before adding new stretches and poses to your at-home routine, be sure to consult with your physical therapist to ensure that they are appropriate for your current condition.

Go For a Swim

Swimming is also an excellent exercise to help support your recovery and reduce pain. Because most of your body is made up of water, when you go for a swim, the buoyancy provides an almost weightless experience—allowing you to exercise your muscles and joints without any added stress or unnecessary impact. Some benefits of swimming include:

  • Reduce inflammation.
  • Strengthen supporting muscles.
  • Reduce pain.

Physical Therapy in New Jersey

Living with joint pain can get in the way of your quality of life when left unaddressed. At ProFysio Physical Therapy, we work with you to assess your condition and help you get back to your normal routine as quickly as possible. Whether you’ve suffered from an injury or you’re recovering from a recent surgery, we will work with you to create your unique plan to get you on the right track.

Contact us today at ProFysio! Simply call (732) 812-5200 or reach out online. We have 5 locations across New Jersey to meet your needs.
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