The Physical Therapy Prescription.

The Medical clinics of North America

PubMedID: 24994057

Onks CA, Wawrzyniak J. The Physical Therapy Prescription. Med Clin North Am. 2014;98(4):869-880.
Physical therapy was first noted in the time of Hippocrates. The physical therapy visit includes a complete history, physical examination, and development of a treatment plan. Health care providers usually initiate a referral based on physical examination, symptoms, or a specific diagnosis. Physical therapy has been shown to be particularly helpful for musculoskeletal ailments, and has a growing body of evidence for use.