Physical Therapy in Old Town, Chicago, IL
RESPORT Chiropractic & Physical Therapy: Dr. Sean Cooney

Physical Therapy in Old Town, Chicago, IL

Physical Therapy in Old Town, Chicago, IL: Physical rehabilitation therapy is an important part of a treatment plan for many conditions. Physiotherapy is also used effectively in helping injured workers return to the workforce, people suffering from arthritis and people recovering from surgery.

Custom exercise and stretching programs help the body heal after an injury:

Exercises may vary and change from patient to patient, but the goal is always the same. The aim of a rehabilitation program is to regain pre-injury levels in all aspects of physical fitness. Correction of muscle imbalance problems around the shoulder, hip or knee are addressed effectively with exercise rehabilitation guided by a trained professional. Core stability muscles are also an important part of the treatment of chronic lower back pain.

A full rehabilitation and strengthening program is essential to ensure full recovery and in order to prevent further injury. These exercises sometimes include muscle stretching, joint mobility exercises or muscle strengthening exercises. A rehabilitation and strengthening program is essential to ensure full recovery and in order to prevent re-injuries.

Benefits of exercise rehabilitation:

  • Reduces or eliminates pain
  • Can help avoid surgery
  • Improves mobility
  • Recover from or prevent sports injuries
  • Improves balance
  • Manages diabetes and vascular conditions
  • Helps manage and prevent health issues due to aging.

Exercise rehabilitation helps to improve flexibility and balance:

Flexibility is the ability to extend or stretch without breaking. The term is usually used to describe muscles but can also be used to describe a movement involving a number of muscles. Along with physiotherapy building muscle strength and aiding in recovery, these exercises can also improve flexibility, a vital part of maintaining a sound body. Balance can be difficult for the body after time, regardless if you are injured or not, the body sometimes works to compensate for weak areas, ultimately throwing the body off-balance just from daily activities.

Physical therapy treatment modalities used at RE Sport:

Chiropractic Adjustments

Chiropractic adjustments help to correct the alignment, motion and/or function of the vertebral joint. This misalignment of the spine is referred to as “subluxation” and can effect the nervous system which controls the body. By correcting the subluxations of the spine, Dr. Cooney is able to restore optimal nervous system function thereby reducing pain and improving the overall health of the patient.

Trigger Point Therapy

Dr. Cooney treats myofascial pain syndromes such as myofascial trigger points or adhesions with manual myofascial therapy. This therapy normally includes the use of direct pressure upon the trigger point, or the use of active anchor-and-stretch myofascial release techniques.  Stretching and exercise programs along with additional non invasive therapies may be recommended by the doctor in order to increase speed of recovery.

Custom Exercise Programs

We teach our patients specific exercise techniques to help them strengthen and correct their individual health problems. These exercises are designed so you have the ability to perform them in the comfort of your own home. The effectiveness of performing these at-home exercises can improve your spinal correction by as much as 40%. In addition to spinal misalignment, muscles and connective tissues can be out of place or strained and these specific exercise programs can help your body to stay in balance and in optimal health.

Sports Injury Rehabilitation

We can help athletes by relieving their pain and helping them heal faster after an injury. Many athletes try to mask pain with medication, but this can lead to further risk and damage to the body. At RE Sport, Dr. Cooney will perform a full evaluation and construct a customized treatment plan to get you feeling your best and back to doing what you love.

Exercise Recovery

Offering highly effective and comprehensive emphasis on recovery, we utilize cutting-edge technology, fully customized treatment programs and a state-of-the-art monitoring service to help you recover quicker and stronger, enabling you to perform at your optimum level. It all comes down to being efficient in your training and your recovery!

Call today to see how physical rehabilitation therapy can help

Physical therapy has many benefits, so stop by the office of RESPORT Chiropractic & Physical Therapy in Old Town, Chicago to see how rehabilitation therapy can help you get back to a normal life!  Schedule an appointment today at (312) 988-0453.

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