It has been noted that musculoskeletal injuries are a major source of disability for those who have served in the military due to the strict and strenuous exercise they undertake in order to be fit. Muscokeletal injuries affect the human body’s musculoskeletal system such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, discs and blood vessels. Muscoloskeletal injuries are one of the common causes in which soldiers visit doctors.
Physical therapy is a beneficial treatment to soldiers that suffer with musculoskeletal injuries. There are many physical therapy procedures that military personnel may opt for including joint mobilization. At Fusion Physical Therapy we provide many treatment plans in which will benefit a suffering soldier.
Why Soldiers Need Physical Therapy
Soldiers and men of war require more physical therapy sessions than most due to the following factors:
- Extreme Exercise
The soldiers undergo extreme training in order to make them fit for battle and protection. In the course of such training, many sustain deep musculoskeletal injuries that need immediate attention to prevent further injuries from being life-threatening.
- Battle Scars
When the soldiers go to battle, injuries are inevitable. They may get injured during combat or even when handling military equipment.
- Living Conditions
The conditions in which soldiers live in camps are at times very difficult and may create injuries such as back pain and physical therapy may help in some cases to alleviate the pain.
How We Can Help
At Fusion Physical Therapy, our trained physical therapists will conduct a thorough examination that comprises of reviewing the patient’s medical history and discuss the current symptoms in order to create a personalized treatment plan. The treatment plan may consist of the following services:
- Manual therapy
- Posture training and exercises
- Heat and cold therapy
- Home exercises
- Prevention education
The trained physical therapists at Fusion Physical Theraapy look forward to treating you in order to reduce the pain from musculoskeletal injuries. Book an appointment with us today.