Rehabilitation in Bristol, VA for Back Pain, Neck Pain, Injuries and More
Rehabilitation in Bristol, VA: Almost everyone experiences back pain, extremity pain or joint pain at some point throughout their lives. Rehabilitation plans are extremely beneficial in alleviating these and other forms on pain. Dr. Todd Muncy works with patients at Foundations Integrated Medical & Sports Health to create rehabilitation plans that are tailored to them and their specific needs. Plans can be used effectively in helping injured workers return to the workforce, people suffering from arthritis, athletes returning to their sport and people recovering from surgery.
Why Patients Receive Rehabilitation Plans at Foundations Integrated Medical & Sports Health
Rehabilitation and therapeutic exercise refers to a range of physical activities that helps restore and build physical strength, flexibility, stability, endurance and balance. The goal is to return each patient to being pain-free and to function the way they did prior to their injury. Many people seek help from Dr. Muncy for all different types of pain and injury. Some of the most common symptoms include back pain, neck pain, muscle imbalance, joint problems, fractures and other orthopedic conditions, sports related injuries, chronic fatigue and weakness, extremity problems, muscle strains and common sprains.
A full rehabilitation program is essential to ensure a patient’s full recovery and to prevent further injury. These exercises can include muscle stretching, joint mobility exercises and muscle strengthening exercises. Correction of muscle imbalance problems around the shoulder, hip or knee are addressed effectively with exercise rehabilitation guided by a trained professional. Core stability muscles are also an important part of the treatment of chronic lower back pain.
Benefits of Exercise and Rehabilitation Plans
- Reduces or eliminates pain
- Reduces inflammation
- Aids in recovery from sports injuries and prevents future injuries or re-injury
- Helps avoid surgery
- Improves mobility and helps regain range of motion
- Rebuilds muscle strength
- Strengthens abdominal muscles
- Improves flexibility and balance
- Promotes better circulation
- Develops endurance
- Helps manage and prevent health issues due to aging
- Manages diabetes and vascular conditions
- Strengthens the lower back
- Improves quality of life