Common areas of orthopedics that require physical therapy can include (but not limited to):
Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts at least 12 weeks. The pain may feel sharp or dull, causing a burning or aching sensation in the affected areas. It may be steady or intermittent, coming and going without any apparent reason. Chronic pain can occur in nearly any part of your body.
Physical therapy can help manage chronic pain through education, body mechanics, targeted exercise and modalities for home use.