Show Summary Details
Page of

Physical Therapy: Evaluation and Incorporation of Treatments 

Physical Therapy: Evaluation and Incorporation of Treatments
Chapter:
Physical Therapy: Evaluation and Incorporation of Treatments
Author(s):

Vanessa Jackson

and Kevin Pansky

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199315246.003.0032
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 22 October 2020

Physical therapy is often considered as a focused intervention with in specific pain states. This chapter highlights physical therapy as an expansive tool set that is best considered early in the setting of pain, especially when there are associated symptoms such as stress, myofascial dysfunction and stress. Utilizing a thorough evaluation, including lifestyle, functional and ergonomic assessments, along with patient education and incorporation of individualized modalities, physical therapists serve as a valuable initial resource in the management of pain and associated symptoms.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.