At Oasis Physical Therapy, our Pasco physical therapists offer you a refuge from pain. You no longer need to suffer when our expert staff of physical and massage therapists can help you. Whether your pain is caused by a recent injury or has been a constant part of your life, we can make you feel better. We recognize that there are three causes of pain: injury, pathology (disease), and persistent pain. When there is an injury, tissues, such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and discs, are damaged or disrupted by sprains, strains, tears, or herniations, and are in need of repair. The role of your physical therapist is to prevent further injury and promote healing. Physical therapists determine when and how it is appropriate to get you moving again. Pain generated from a pathological condition requires further medical investigation or treatment. Physical therapists are specially trained to spot those red flag signs of pathology that require medical referral. More common pathologies are chronic, degenerative conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, or other disorders such as diabetes and obesity, that require a safe and effective exercise approach. Our physical therapists combine specialized knowledge of these conditions with advanced understanding and application of exercise principles to help you manage or reverse such problems.
Persistent pain is pain that occurs in the absence of injury or pathology or that persists beyond the period of time expected for healing. All pain originates in the nervous system because it is the only tissue in your body that is sensitive. Persistent pain results primarily from increased sensitivity of this system. Two further categories can be determined based on the nature of your sensitivity which our Pasco physical therapist will evaluate. Mechanical pain is sensitivity to movement, position, or activity while chemical pain is a nerve reaction to inflammatory chemicals. We provide numerous physical therapy services that alleviate your discomfort by improving mobility to lubricate your joints and exercising muscles with low impact to provide more support and unloading of your joints.
At Oasis Physical Therapy, our care continues long after your scheduled appointments. The physical therapists in Pasco offer lectures and seminars to help educate our patients about injury prevention and health maintenance. Our community outreach is another indicator of our commitment to your health. Our clinics provide patients and the general community the opportunity to get information incorporating best practice principles and prevention techniques for varying types of injuries and illnesses free of charge. Each monthly seminar features a different guest speaker whose expertise ranges according to the topic. So if you need physical therapy services and want to be seen by compassionate, knowledgeable therapists, come by and see us.