Physical therapy (PT) works with people with pain or lack of muscle-ability to improve strength, endurance, and range of motion, to move and function better.
Physical therapists aim to ease pain and help a person to function, move, and live better. A person may require physical therapy following an injury or illness, or they may require physical therapy for an ongoing, chronic condition or situation.
There are many different types of people who would benefit from physical therapy, and reasons why they may seek a physical therapist. Some of the reasons a person may require physical therapy include: