While your annual physical by your primary care physician is very important, is not specifically catered to your musculoskeletal system. Physical therapists are experts in biomechanical assessments of the body. Whether you are in pain or not, A physical therapist can help make sure that you have no underlying issues that might stop you from doing the activities you are passionate about.
During your yearly Musculoskeletal Check up, we’ll screen your general body and joint range of motion, flexibility and strength, and perform more specific assessments as needed based on your screen results. If necessary, we’ll provide a corrective exercise program, activity modifications, or plan of care. An annual check-up truly is preventative maintenance for your musculoskeletal system. Your check-up is completely individualized and customized to you and your daily activities and goals.
Maybe you’ve had physical therapy before and want to ensure you’re doing your exercises correctly and everything is in working order. Maybe you are getting ready to start working out or training and want to make sure your joints and muscles are in good condition. Maybe you’re having knee pain when you swing your golf club. Your annual check-up will help you address any issues in advance so you don’t have to stop the activities you enjoy doing.
At your appointment, we’ll check your joint mobility, spine mobility, flexibility and strength, and perform an overall movement assessment. If necessary, we’ll provide a home exercise program, activity modifications, or pain management as needed. An annual physical therapy check-up truly is preventative maintenance for your musculoskeletal system. Your check-up is completely individualized and customized to you and your needs.
BENEFITS OF ANNUAL PHYSICAL THERAPY CHECK-UP
Our team are experts in movement assessment and are passionate about finding problems BEFORE they arise, or if you are limited, helping you get back to doing what you enjoy.
We help active adults get back to exercising, feeling fit, and participating in the activities they love without medications, injections, or surgery.
Catherine Courtney, PT
Specialist Physical Therapist