Jonas Vorzimer, DC
Chiropractor located in Walnut Creek, CA
When you’ve suffered an injury, trauma, or have limited mobility due to a health condition, you may need physical therapy to strengthen and stretch your supportive muscles, tendons, and other tissues. Jonas Vorzimer, DC, an expert chiropractor at J.V. Chiropractic, recommends physical therapy to restore motion to a joint and improve your overall strength, balance, and flexibility. If you need physical therapy to get back into the swing of things, call the Walnut Creek, California, office today or use the online contact form.
Physical Therapy Q & A
What is physical therapy?
Physical therapy (PT) is designed to strengthen and support areas of your body that are compromised due to trauma or illness.
Dr. Vorzimer custom-designs your PT based on which of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints have been injured or debilitated. His aim with PT is also to strengthen your overall core strength, which supports your spine to keep you in healthy, functional alignment.
When do I need physical therapy?
You benefit from PT any time you experience trauma, have an injury or suffer an illness that impairs your mobility or causes pain. Common reasons for seeking PT include:
- Sports injury
- Automobile accident
- Postpartum recovery
- Chronic illness, such as arthritis or diabetes
- Learning how to use an artificial limb
- Learning how to use crutches or other ambulatory devices
You may also benefit from PT if you want to avoid injury or reduce your chances of developing repetitive-stress trauma.
How does physical therapy help me recover?
At J.V. Chiropractic, the aim of all PT and other treatments to create homeostasis in your body so that it can heal itself.
One of the main ways that Dr. Vorzimer accomplishes this is by aligning your spine so that your body functions optimally.
He conducts a thorough physical examination to identify all of the sources of your pain or disability and then custom-designs a series of exercises that helps you build core and joint strength. After your PT, you’ll experience benefits such as:
- Pain relief
- Better balance
- Increased strength
- Wider range of motion
- Improved bladder control
- Higher level of fitness
A custom-designed PT program helps you avoid invasive surgery and may improve your overall fitness level.
What happens in my PT session?
Depending on your needs, Dr. Vorzimer starts your PT session by adjusting your spine using chiropractic techniques.
A well-aligned spine allows all other systems in your body to function better and more smoothly. He may also:
- Massage muscles, tendons, and ligaments to improve circulation and increase healing
- Relax your muscles with ultrasound therapy and other techniques
- Use warm and cold therapies to accelerate healing
- Teach you flexibility exercises to make your muscles more pliable
- Give you strengthening exercises
If you need to rehabilitate an injury or trauma, contact the friendly staff at J.V. Chiropractic or use the online contact form to set up a consultation today!