Physical Therapy Can Be a Medication-free Way to Heal, Move Better, and Prevent New Injury Posted by Valley Communications Date: October 16, 2018 in: Rehabilitation, Wellness Leave a comment 64 Views Valley Medical Center’s rehab team of inpatient therapists, and outpatient ortho and neuro therapists are here to help patients meet their goals to improve their quality of life. Physical therapists are trained to: Reduce the pathological loading forces on injured structural components of the body in order to allow healing Prevent new injuries from occurring Promote more efficient dynamics of the body during functional activities In short, physical therapists help patients move better to enjoy the things they love to do and maximize independence! Visit the physical therapists at Rehabilitation Services in the Northwest Pavilion or ask them any mobility questions if you see them in the hospital. Encourage patients to choose PT as an option for pain management. October is Physical Therapy Month.