Physical Therapy

If you’re suffering from an injury or chronic pain, physical therapy can help you get back to the activities you love. Call Agnello Spine & Sports Physical Therapy or schedule an appointment using the online booking tool today.
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Agnello Spine & Sports Physical Therapy

Pittsburgh's Personalized, Results-Based Physical Therapy Center, located in Bethel Park, PA

If you’re injured playing sports or suffered trauma during an activity, or afflicted from chronic pain, physical therapy is a crucial part of the recovery process. Our expert physical therapist Joe Agnello, PT, and his team of medical professionals at Agnello Spine & Sports Physical Therapy in Bethel Park, PA provide the highest quality physical therapy care with personalized treatment plans. If you’re looking for an integrative holistic approach to physical therapy, call Agnello Spine & Sports Physical Therapy or book an appointment online today.

At Agnello Spine & Sports Physical Therapy, our expert professionals offer comprehensive physical therapy services in a warm and welcoming environment. Don’t wait to schedule an appointment with us and remove all the pain impediments you have. Use our simple online appointment request tool to find a good time to visit us. 

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FAQs on Physical Therapy:

By Joseph Agnello, PT, Cert. MDT

 

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy refers to medical care that helps improve movement in parts of your body that are injured or have limited mobility. The physical therapy services can reduce your pain and restore normal movement to your body quickly.

 

What injuries and conditions can physical therapy treat?

The expert physical therapists at Agnello Spine & Sports Physical Therapy offer customized treatments and care plans for a variety of injuries, problems and conditions, including: 

  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Back pain
  • Hip pain
  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Sports Injury / Activity Specific Performance
  • Orthopedic / Post-Operative Care
  • Total Joint Rehabilitation
  • Rotator Cuff Repair Therapy
  • Auto / Work Injury
  • Balance Training/Neurological Deficits
  • Arm / Leg Numbness and Tingling
  • Overuse injuries
  • ACL, MCL, and PCL tears
  • Meniscus tears
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow
  • Sciatica
  • Tendonitis and bursitis
  • Herniated and bulging discs
  • Ankle sprains and strains
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Shin splints
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Headaches

 

What are the benefits of physical therapy?

Physical therapy can help reduce or eliminate pain and decrease your recovery time after an injury. It can also help prevent injuries by making you more flexible and stronger. Other advantages of physical therapy include: 

  • Increase range of motion
  • Reduce pain
  • Improve posture and balance
  • Enhance athletic performance
  • Manage diabetes and vascular conditions
  • Manage age-related issues
  • Manage heart and lung disease

 

What does physical therapy treatment involve?

At Agnello Spine & Sports Physical Therapy, your physical therapist works with you directly to develop a treatment plan based on your unique needs. All treatments involve 30 minutes of hands-on manual therapy, directly with our expert physical therapist Joe Agnello, followed by 30 minutes of therapeutic exercise. Your physical therapist uses a hands-on one-on-one approach to gently work with the areas of your body that are causing you pain or limited movement. Manual therapy may include massage, joint mobilization, and neuromuscular techniques to address your pain. They may also use one of the following techniques to reduce swelling: 

  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Heat and Cold Therapies
  • Ultrasound
  • Therapeutic exercises

This part of your physical therapy session helps strengthen the weakened muscles in your injured area. Agnello Spine & Sports Physical Therapy’s expert staff shows you how to correctly do specific exercises to improve your range of motion, flexibility, coordination, strength, and stamina. They also teach you how to maintain your results by performing the exercises at home.

If you’re suffering from an injury or chronic pain, physical therapy can help you get back to the activities you love. Call Agnello Spine & Sports Physical Therapy or schedule an appointment using the online booking tool today.

 

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