Archive for February, 2013

Need Time to Heal?

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

One of the biggest concerns patients have is how long it will take to recover.  With so many people staying active throughout their lives its no wonder that they want  back to regular activity and sport faster than ever.  A general  rule for most healthy, soft tissue injuries is 6 to 8 weeks.  However, depending on how severe the trauma was or if there was surgery, any preexisting physical conditions and your age – this will very.  Check out this link from About.com http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/treatinginjuries/a/HealingTimes.htm for a list of general healing times for basic injuries.  And of course, ask your physical therapist about your specific injury.  Physical therapy is one great way to insure your injury heals faster and better!