What to Expect from Virtual PT for Elbow Pain
In order to see the most improvement from your virtual physical therapy care, it’s crucial to be active and engaged in the program. Stick to the exercises prescribed to help strengthen and improve your elbow as your pain decreases. Your virtual PT will tell you how to perform these exercises at home, and they will monitor your progress on each call. In addition to exercises, your PT may also recommend heat or cold therapy or electrical nerve stimulation.
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