Physical Therapists are trained to deal with medical problems and are part of the healthcare system.
I don’t need a physical therapist! I know how to exercise! This is a common misunderstanding.
According to research in The Lancet (2016) and the Journal of the American Medical Association (2016) they appear to be ineffective. Overall health and fitness outcomes were no better after 12 months and weight loss was less in those subjects that wore wearable fitness devices compared to those who did not
Recovering from an injury is always difficult. Each person faces their own unique circumstances, physical and mental challenges and has their own expectations. Those who are not working in healthcare do not realize that recovering what you have lost is never guaranteed after something happens to you.
Reason 1: It decreases the effectiveness of your workout by as much as 25%. It also nullifies the speed and incline that you dialed in. It is smarter to reduce the intensity and not hold on and it is more efficient saving time and creating better results.