Your Injury Treatment Questions – Answered
We believe that understanding your injury is an important part of the recovery process. Our physical therapists are experts in musculoskeletal injuries and injury treatment. Whether you have questions about a particular diagnosis, the cause of an injury, the do’s & don’ts of rehab, or how to avoid a re-injury – our therapists have the answers you are looking for.
Visit the links below to find valuable information about injuries, symptoms and the physical therapy process from the American Physical Therapy Association.
Search a variety of injuries by body part. Learn more about the injury, symptoms and treatment for many conditions.
Search a large list of diagnoses and conditions and gain useful knowledge on yourinjury.
Ask a Therapist
Licensed Physical Therapists (PTs) are the experts in treating muscluloskeletal injuries. They are required to graduate from an accredited post-graduate program and many have earned their Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree (DPT). Licensed PTs are required to pass a national licensing exam and meet the ongoing continuing education requirements of their state.
Common Physical Therapy Credentials & What They Mean
DPT – Doctor of Physical Therapy
MPT – Masters of Physical Therapy
OCS – Board Certified Orthopedic Specialists
MTC – Certified Manual Therapist
A Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) has an associates degree and is able to treat injuries under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist. They are not licensed to perform injury evaluations and play a supportive role in the treatment process. A Physical Therapy Aide or Tech is not required to receive any formal education in injuries or injury treatment. They are only required to have on the job training. At Landmark Physical Therapy, we only offer treatment by a licensed physical therapist. We believe that this level of training ensures the best outcomes and fastest recoveries for our patients.