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By Virgin Islands Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
March 25, 2019
Category: Orthopedics
Tags: Whiplash   Orthotics   Tendonitis   Sports Injury  

Man With Whiplash InjuryFind out how we can help you on your road to recovery after a musculoskeletal injury.

If you are dealing with an injury that has affected the soft tissue, joints, muscles or bones then you could benefit from turning to our medical team here in Saint Thomas and Christiansted, Virgin Islands. Our orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Chase can provide on-site orthopedic physical therapy to reduce pain and discomfort while also improving function, movement and flexibility.

Physical therapy is designed to help treat your musculoskeletal condition, no matter whether it affects the muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints or bones. Common injuries that could benefit from turning to our orthopedic specialist Dr. Chase include:

  • Strains and sprains
  • Tendonitis
  • Overuse injuries
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Car accidents injuries (e.g. whiplash)
  • Fractures

If you are experiencing pain, limited range of motion, stiffness or weakness as a result of your orthopedic injury then the experts at Virgin Island Orthopedics and Medical Specialists can create the ideal rehabilitation program to meet your needs, reduce your symptoms and promote faster healing.

If you’ve recently undergone orthopedic surgery then our medical team may recommend going through physical therapy and post-operative rehab to help you get back to your normal activities and daily routine quicker. Just about any condition or injury that impacts how one or more parts of the musculoskeletal system function can benefit greatly from physical therapy.

There are different modes of physical therapy and we can discuss which ones are right for you based the type and severity of your condition. Common physical therapy modalities include:

  • Ultrasound
  • Stretching and strengthening exercises
  • Soft tissue manipulation and massage
  • Mobilization
  • Orthotics
  • Assistive devices (e.g. cane; crutches)

During physical therapy, we will also provide you with a series of exercises that can help facilitate faster healing while also improving mobility and function. Orthopedic physical therapy focuses on a wide range of different exercises such as balance, stretching, endurance and plyometrics. We can also show you different exercises that you can easily incorporate into your daily routine from the comfort of your own home.

If you are dealing with the aftermath of an injury and you want to turn to physical therapy in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands to get you back on track then it’s time to call Virgin Island Orthopedics and Medical Specialists. We have offices in Saint Thomas and Christiansted to serve you better.