How Do I know if I need to see a Physical Therapist?

April 24, 2013 by VIEO Design

If you answer yes to any of these questions we would strongly encourage you to seek medical attention.

1. Do I have pain during an activity that stops after a few minutes or when I finish the task?  Yes  No
2. Do I have pain during and after an activity?  Yes  No
3. Do you have pain that persists with normal daily activities: stairs, walking, sitting?  Yes  No
4. Do I have pain that stops me from training or adversely affects my daily activities?  Yes  No
5. Have you recently suffered an injury such as a sprained ankle or torn hamstring?  Yes  No
6. Have you recently undergone surgery such as a total joint replacement, rotator cuff repair, or other orthopedic procedure?  Yes  No
7. Do you have pain that persists longer than 3 days following a workout?  Yes  No
8. Do you feel your flexibility is limited?  Yes  No
9. Have you injured the same body part more than once?  Yes  No
10. Does your pain travel (i.e. lower back pain moves down your leg)?  Yes  No
11. Do you tend to trip or become off-balanced frequently?  Yes  No
12. Have you been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, stroke, or other neurological condition that affects your balance or gait?  Yes  No
13. Do you note a reduced tolerance to bending, lifting, or rising from a chair because of pain or weakness?  Yes  No
14. Are you looking to begin a regular exercise routine, but don’t know where to start?  Yes  No

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