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Learn about your injury from Landmark Physical Therapy


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.

Helpful Links

Visit the links below to find valuable information about injuries, symptoms and the physical therapy process from the American Physical Therapy Association.

Click to learn more about body injury treatments and symptoms

 

Search a variety of injuries by body part. Learn more about the injury, symptoms and treatment for many conditions.

 

Interactive injury treatment center from APTA

 

Search a large list of diagnoses and conditions and gain useful knowledge on yourinjury.

 

 

Ask a Therapist

If you have a specific question about an injury or condition, please feel free to email frontdesk@landmarkptclinics.com or call 480-661-1124 and ask to speak to a therapist.

 

arrow  Physical Therapists are the Injury Experts

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.