Exercise Therapy

Fort Neuro

Interventional Pain Management & Neurosurgeon located in Fort Smith, AR

If you’ve been injured, recently underwent surgery, or you’re having a difficult time managing everyday tasks due to pain or limited mobility, your physician may suggest physical therapy. At Fort Neuro, Tim Maryanov, MD, is a leading provider of physical therapy in the Fort Smith, Arkansas, area. No matter the need, he can help you get back to doing the activities you love. Call the office to schedule an appointment or use the online booking button.

Exercise Therapy

What is exercise therapy?

Exercise therapy is a medical specialty that focuses on the musculoskeletal system, which includes your muscles, bones, joints, cartilage, and ligaments, to improve movement, mobility, and strength while reducing pain. 

The exercise therapists at Fort Neuro provide evidence-based treatment to ensure you get the safest and most effective care available. 

What types of conditions can exercise therapy treat?

The skilled exercise therapists at Fort Neuro provide orthopedic rehabilitation and can treat any condition that affects your muscles, joints, bones, ligaments, or tendons.

Some of the most common conditions include:

  • Knee and heel pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Shoulder pain and rotator cuff injuries
  • Tennis elbow
  • Herniated disc
  • Whiplash
  • Sports injuries
  • Shin splints
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Sciatica
  • Hip, knee, or other joint replacement
  • Pain conditions

The expert team also provides specialized therapy for specific medical conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, fibromyalgia, and arthritis. 

What types of treatments are used in exercise therapy?

The therapists at Fort Neuro are constantly improving their skills so they can provide the most up-to-date care for their patients.

Some of the common therapy techniques used include:

  • Manual therapy
  • Graston Technique®
  • McKenzie Method®
  • Kinesio® Taping Method
  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF)
  • Cupping
  • Cold laser therapy
  • Trigger point release
  • Massage therapy

The facilities at Fort Neuro are equipped with the most technologically advanced rehabilitation equipment as well.

What can I expect during exercise therapy?

The goal at Fort Neuro is to get you back to doing the things you love without pain or risk of injury. The therapists take a very hands-on approach to care, helping you every step of the way until you achieve your goals.

Your therapist at Fort Neuro develops an individualized treatment plan for you based on your need for therapy, your current health, and your goals. 

In addition to the treatments you get at the office, your therapist provides you with a home exercise program to do in-between sessions so you can get back to doing the things you enjoy as soon as possible.

For expert exercise therapy from the best in the area, call Fort Neuro or schedule an appointment with the online booking tool.