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Welcome to the Patient Education Library of Physical Therapy Group

We invite you to explore our comprehensive list of resources and educational materials designed to help teach you about any orthopedic condition you may face or treatment you may undergo. Simply click on a topic below to learn more.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your condition or treatment, or to schedule an appointment, please feel free to contact Physical Therapy Group at our Livonia or Dearborn, Michigan locations.

This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation, examination, or the medical advice of your doctor. This information should not be relied upon to determine a diagnosis or course of treatment.

Achilles Tendon Tear & Repair
ACL Tear & Reconstruction - Knee Ligament Injury
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Sprain & Instability
Anterior Hip Replacement
Aquatic Therapy
Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement
Artificial Lumbar Disc Replacement
Balance Retraining and Vestibular Rehabilitation
Bennett's Fracture Fracture of the Base of the Thumb
Bite Injuries - Animal Bites
Bite Injuries - Human Bites
Bouttoniere Deformity - Finger Deformity
Boxer's Fracture - Knuckle Fracture of the Pinky
Carpal Instability - Wrist Ligament Injury
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Endoscopic Release Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Open Release Surgery
Cartilage Tears
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease - ACDF
Cervical Radiculopathy - ACDF
Cervical Spondylitic Myelopathy - ACDF
Clavicle Fracture - Broken Collar Bone
Claw Toe
Cluster Headache
Cold Therapy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) - Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
Concussion (TBI)
Congenital Hand Differences
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome - Ulnar Nerve Transposition
de Quervain's Tendonitis - Wrist Tendonitis
Degenerative Disc Disease-Spine Degeneration
Dupuytren's Disease
Electrotherapy - Pain Management
Exercise Therapy
Exercise Therapy - Pain Management
Extensor Tendon Injuries
Femur Fracture
Flexor Tendon Injuries
Gait Training
Ganglion Cysts - Foot
Ganglion Cysts - Wrist and Hand Lumps and Bumps
Hallux Rigidus - Stiff Big Toe
Hammer Toe
Hamstring Muscle Injuries
Hand Dislocations
Hand Nerve Injury and Repair
Hand Therapy
Heat Therapy
Heel Pain
Heel Spurs
Herniated Disc Cervical/ACDF - Slipped Disc in the Neck
Hindfoot Fracture
Hip Fracture - ORIF
Hip Resurfacing
Humerus Fracture - Broken Upper Arm
Incontinence - Urine
Kienbock's Disease
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Tendon Bursitis - "Goosefoot"
Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Discectomy
Lumbar Stenosis
Mallet Finger Injury - Baseball Finger
Massage Therapy
Meniscus Tears - Knee Cartilage
Metatarsal Fracture
Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement - Hip Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement - Knee Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Lateral Access Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Posterior Fusion Spine Surgery
Morton's Neuroma
Myofascial Release
Neck Pain
Neuromuscular Re-education
Occupational Therapy: An Overview
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Overactive Bladder - Severe Overactive Bladder
Patellar Tendon Tear
Patellofemoral Syndrome - Kneecap Problems
Pediatrics - Bite Injuries, Animal Bites
Pediatrics - Bite Injuries, Human Bites
Pediatrics - Congenital Hand Differences
Pediatrics - Fractures
Pediatrics - Little League Syndrome, Pitcher's Elbow
Physical Therapy: An Overview
Pitcher's Elbow
Plantar Fasciitis
Posterior Cruciate Ligament Tear
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
Progressive Strengthening
Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand
Rotator Cuff repair
Scaphoid Fracture
Scoliosis - Curvature of the Spine
Sesamoid Fracture & Sesamoiditis
Shin Splints
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome - Shoulder Tendonitis
Shoulder Rehabilitation
Skier's Thumb
Speech Therapy: An Overview
Spinal (Lumbar) Fusion/Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - Pinched Nerves in the Back
Spondylolisthesis - Slipped Vertebrae
Spondylolysis - Stress Fracture of the Spine
Sports Medicine and Fitness Training
Sprains & Strains
Stress Fractures - Leg & Foot
Swan Neck Deformity - Finger Deformity
Tendon Transfers
Tennis Elbow
Thumb CMC Arthroplasty - Thumb Joint Reconstruction
Tibia Fracture - Broken Leg
TMJ Disorder
Toe Fracture
Total Hip Replacement - Hip Arthroplasty
Total Knee Replacement - Knee Arthroplasty
Total Shoulder Replacement - Shoulder Arthroplasty
Transfer Training
Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Injury - Wrist Sprain
Trigger Finger and Trigger Thumb
Ultrasound Therapy - Pain Management/Rehabilitation
Ultrasound Therapy - Rehabilitation
Whiplash - Chiropractic Treatment
Wrist Fracture - Open Reduction and Internal or External Fixation