Value of Physical Therapy in Addressing the Life-Limiting Effects of Eating Disorders
Physical therapist might not be the first health care provider that comes to mind for treating people with eating disorders. But building strength and achieving healthy movement can help people who have them. Physical therapy also is a means of improving people’s long-term recovery.
Physical therapist Nicole Sobotka explains how she and her team address their patients' life-limiting issues. She is a firm believer that physical therapists can play a role in helping people address these challenges.
Nicole is part of a treatment team that provides an ICU level of care to severely malnourished patients. She describes their efforts and shares some patient success stories.