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When It Comes To Physical Therapy, Patients Have To Do The Work

When It Comes To Physical Therapy, Patients Have To Do The Work

When we speak about passive modalities, we're talking about things like heating pads, whirlpool therapy, ultrasound, e-stim/TENS and other applications whereby the treating physical therapist does something to the patient, hence the term "passive". As it turns out, getting patients to be more active in their own P.T. demonstrates better results more quickly.