Physical therapy is a healthcare specialty concerned with treating disorders of the musculoskeletal, neurological, and cardiac system and how those disorders affect your interaction with physical movement.
Patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty and were assigned to receive virtual physical therapy had significantly lower 3-month health care costs compared to those who had the usual physical therapy care, according to study results. However, the treatments had similar effectiveness and safety.
The best treatment of an injury to the Achilles tendon is to focus on prevention. Obviously, it's best to avoid injuries altogether, but even in the setting of a problem with the Achilles, one of the most important aspects of treatment is to prevent progression and recurrence of the injury.