Physical Therapist Services for People Who Exercise
Physical therapists are movement experts who can develop a safe, individualized exercise plan for you, whether your goal is to manage your weight or combat the effects of conditions such as obesity and type 2 diabetes.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 68% of adults over the age of 20 are overweight or obese. A commitment to physical activity and exercise is one of the best ways to prevent or combat obesity and its consequences.
- Strengthens muscles
- Improves the cardiovascular system
- Controls body weight
- Benefits mental health
- Provides socialization
Physical therapists are movement experts who improve quality of life through hands-on care, patient education, and prescribed movement. You can contact a physical therapist directly for an evaluation. To find a physical therapist in your area, visit Find a PT.
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The resources below are designed to help you understand how a physical therapist can help you and provide health tips for those who exercise.
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