As an expert physiotherapist, Dr. Kimberly Pena, DPT is a skilled healthcare provider helping people remain autonomous and active. Physiotherapists excel in evaluating movement and devising personalised treatments to help improve function while alleviating pain. Common issues such as joint and muscle pain issues also fall under their ambit. She treats arthritis commonly. Physiotherapists help patients understand, how arthritis affects the functioning of their muscles and joints. The treatment plan is then devised such that, the modification required in the patient's lives is minimised to the farthest extent possible. Physiotherapists are also experts in pain management. Physiotherapy offers many strategies like pacing to combat pain. The physiotherapist will advise the right strategy after studying each individual case, such that a manageable balance is struck between activity and rest. Planning daily activities is a key component of handling pain in physiotherapy. In addition to this, other pain management methods such as massage and acupuncture may be administered by the physiotherapist.
Physiotherapists help their patients stay mobile by leveraging many stretching and strengthening exercises. The exercises recommended will depend on the state of the joints and the muscles of the patient.
Dr. Kimberly Pena, DPT is rated as a top physical therapist in the Hauppauge, NY area.
Dr. Kimberly Pena, DPT is accepting new patients at her practice located at 1373 Veterans Hwy Ste 28, Hauppauge, NY, 11788. To book an appointment, please call (631) 622-0150