Physical Therapy

Los Altos Family Chiropractic

Chiropractic Clinics & Acupuncture Specialist located in Los Altos, CA

Physical therapy is necessary for healing, pain relief, joint mobility, surgery recovery, and injury prevention, to name a few. If you need to get started on physical therapy, contact Taylor Moore, DC, at Los Altos Family Chiropractic in California for an evaluation. Click on the online scheduling tool to book your physical therapy exam, or call to speak with a team member directly.

Physical Therapy Q & A

Why do I need physical therapy?

Physical therapy is a highly beneficial solution for promoting healing. Your chiropractor may recommend physical therapy if you suffered from an injury, have a chronic condition (like arthritis), or have ongoing pain issues. Physical therapy is also important for recovering from many types of surgeries.

Getting started on a personalized physical therapy plan is beneficial to:

Improve balance
Promote tissue healing
Improve strength and flexibility
Relieve and prevent pain
Improve joint mobility
Treat and prevent sports injuries

Physical therapy is particularly beneficial for helping women recover from labor and delivery, too.

What happens during physical therapy sessions?

Los Altos Family Chiropractic provides the latest and most advanced types of physical therapy solutions that are each tailored to your unique diagnosis. Throughout your physical therapy plan, you may undergo any of the following treatments:

Manual chiropractic treatments
Electric muscle stimulation
Therapeutic ultrasound
Neuromuscular therapy

Los Altos Family Chiropractic also offers on-site acupuncture and massage therapy sessions to help alleviate pain and discomfort as you heal.

Depending on your needs, you may need two to three physical therapy sessions every week for at least a few months. Your provider examines you after several weeks to make any necessary adjustments to your physical therapy treatment plan.

How do I prepare for physical therapy?

You can do a few things to get ready for you upcoming physical therapy sessions at Los Altos Family Chiropractic. Physical therapy is — as the name implies — physical. You will be moving. It’s helpful to wear athletic clothing or loose clothing if possible. Comfortable footwear, such as sneakers, is also important.

Additionally, it’s helpful to:

Write down a list of symptoms
Drink plenty of water before and after your physical therapy session
Make a note of any challenges you have during at-home exercises

With the help of Los Altos Family Chiropractic, you should start noticing an improvement in your health and wellbeing with each passing week while you’re undergoing physical therapy.

You can get started on physical therapy at Los Altos Family Chiropractic right away. Book your physical therapy evaluation through the website, or call to schedule by phone.