103 Sum Mor Drive West Columbia SC 29169

Physiotherapy in West Columbia, SC

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy in West Columbia, SC

Physiotherapy uses proven techniques to help restore movement and function to anyone affected by an injury, disability or health condition. Physiotherapists help patients of all ages maintain health through movement and exercise, manual therapy, and education.

Physiotherapy can help you avoid surgery, reduce medication intake, manage pain and reduce risk of injury in the future. Physiotherapists are highly qualified to help you with a range of conditions and symptoms, including chronic conditions like arthritis. Your physiotherapist aims to treat your pain, but he or she will also address factors that contribute to the cause. This approach typically lessens the risk of your injury happening again.

What Does a Physiotherapist Do?

Your physiotherapist may work alone, or with other healthcare providers to offer a multilayered approach to your rehabilitation. Physiotherapy is an effective form of treatment for a wide range of conditions. Physiotherapists are trained in a range of specialties such as children's health, sports medicine or women's health.

First, your doctor will try to reduce your pain and swelling. Your physiotherapist also may use manual therapy, education, and techniques such as heat, cold, water, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation. Physiotherapy almost always includes exercise - like stretching, core exercises, weight lifting, and walking. Treatment may cause mild soreness or swelling.

Do I need Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is recommended or offered for a number of conditions. Physiotherapists typically offer treatment for the:

  • Back
  • Neck
  • Joints
  • Nerves
  • Muscles
  • Arms
  • Legs

If you are suffering from any of these issues, or experiencing any chronic pain, it's possible you may need to see a physiotherapist. Physiotherapy treatment plans and the types of therapy differ greatly depending on your individual needs as a patient.

Request more information about physiotherapy today. Call (803) 232-7225 or contact Dr. John Stavrakos online.

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Hours and Directions
Vitality Medical Centers


103 Sum Mor Drive
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 232-7225


Mon: 08:00AM - 06:00PM
Tue: 08:00AM - 06:00PM
Wed: 08:00AM - 06:00PM
Thu: 08:00AM - 06:00PM
Fri: 08:00AM - 01:00PM

Service Locations:

Kershaw County, SC, Orangeburg County, SC, Sumter County, SC, Elgin, SC, Cayce, SC, Chapin, SC, Gaston, SC, Leesville, SC, Lexington, SC, Blythewood, SC, Columbia, SC, Hopkins, SC, Irmo, SC, Forest Acres, SC