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Click play to learn from owner Dr. Dave Candy, PT what sets our specialist physical therapy apart from all the other "typical" physical therapy near Des Peres and how we are able help when others have failed...

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Choose which one of our FREE e-books  will best meet your needs.  These e-books, written by Dr. Dave Candy,  our Board-Certified Specialist and Fellowship-Trained Manual Physical Therapist, are full of self-help tips that you can start to use today if you're not quite ready to schedule an appointment.  Click on the links below to choose which one you want, or you can call our office at 314-941-3970 and let us know which one to send you.

Overcoming Low Back Pain:
6 Simple Solutions
To A Complex Problem
5 Kinds Of Knee Pain You
Should Not Ignore & How To Stop
Them Before They Get Worse
5 Simple Strategies For
Neck & Shoulder Pain Relief
5 Simple Strategies To
Take The Bite Out Of Jaw Pain
7 Self-Care Strategies To
Control Headaches & Migraines
Overcoming Fibromyalgia:
Guide to Reducing Pain and
Improving Energy

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We understand there are lots of options for physical therapy near Des Peres to choose from. If you're not quite sure that we're your best option, our board-certified specialist physical therapist, Dr. Dave Candy, would be happy to chat with you so that you can be 100% confident that we help you before you choose to make an appointment.

FREE Discovery Visit!

If you've tried physical therapy before and it hasn't worked, or just if you just have some doubts that we can help with YOUR problem, this FREE visit will let you discover how we're different from the typical physical therapy clinics in Des Peres and why we're the best choice for tough problems that the others haven't been able to solve!

How To Find The BEST Physical Therapy Near Des Peres:

If you're looking for a physical therapist in Des Peres, you'll quickly find that Des Peres has an abundance of physical therapy providers.  The choice can be overwhelming!  The question you need to ask yourself when choosing the BEST physical therapist for you is, "What outcome do I want from going to physical therapy?" 

A lot of people get a prescription for physical therapy from their doctor, they call the closest clinic to them, and make an appointment.

It's just physical therapy right?  Won't the doctor tell the physical therapist what my problem is and what treatments I should have?

So the patient arrives at their first appointment, and the physical therapist asks, "So Mrs. Smith, what brings you in today?"  And Mrs. Smith thinks for a minute and responds, "Well, Dr. Jones sent me.  Didn't he tell you what to do on the prescription?"  The physical therapist looks down at the prescription and sees written, "Back pain.  Evaluate and treat."

So, let's look at what occurred in this VERY COMMON situation.  The patient arrived at physical therapy UNCERTAIN OF WHAT SHE WANTED TO GET OUT OF IT, and believing that Dr. Jones would tell the physical therapist everything to do.  And the sad truth is, Mrs. Smith will likely get EXACTLY the outcome she wanted... UNCERTAINTY.

So the physical therapist goes on to give Mrs. Smith some common exercise that are used to treat back pain.  They help a little bit, but the pain never goes away completely and eventually Mrs. Smith either hits a plateau, runs out of visits covered by her insurance, or gets tired of doing silly exercises that aren't really helping anymore.  And eventually she stops going to physical therapy and the pain goes back to the way it was before she started physical therapy... or sometimes even worse!

The moral of the story... DON'T BE LIKE MRS. SMITH!

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If you just want a few physical therapy sessions because your doctor said so and don't care about getting a certain outcome, then by all means, go to any physical therapy near Des Peres, and you'll get exactly that.

But, chances are more than likely that SOMETHING SPECIFIC caused you to go to the doctor in the first place.  A lot of times that is a symptom of pain.  But most people can tolerate a little bit (or some people even a lot) of pain.  However, when the pain starts to interfere with the things you need or want do, or you start to worry about not understanding what is wrong, losing your independence, or possibly facing surgery, then it becomes a problem and you take action to do something about it... such as go to the doctor or go see a physical therapist.  Furthermore, the pain is just the symptom, and if you only treat the symptom and don't address the CAUSE of the pain, then just like Mrs. Smith, the pain will eventually come back!

So if you want a successful outcome from physical therapy that is more than just temporary, the question to ask yourself is:

"What is the Number 1 Thing that I want to get out of going to physical therapy?"

If you don't have a definite goal in mind, then how in the world can your physical therapist help you to achieve it?

Not all physical therapy is the same!

The most common experience in "typical" physical therapy is to get a bunch of exercises, maybe a 10-20 minutes of hands on treatment at most, and maybe some heat, ice, ultrasound, or electrical stimulation.  The rest of the time, you either do exercises on your own, or work with a technician who may have either a high school or college degree, but no formal training in physical therapy.  Your physical therapist will often treat 2-3 (or sometimes even 4!) patients at a time and bounce back and forth between them.  Often the exercises you get are general exercises that people get for "back pain" or "knee pain" or "shoulder pain".  And where did the physical therapist get those exercises?  Often, its not from doing an in-depth evaluation and daily re-evaluation of your symptoms, but rather they replicate what the physical therapist they learned from did.  And that person replicated the therapist before them... and that person the therapist before them... and so on, without anyone ever taking the time to sit down and as "WHY?" 

Now if you want general exercises for a general problem, then that's great!  But, if you want a solution to YOUR specific problem based of YOUR unique needs, goals, and values, then you need a physical therapist who will take the time (more than 10-20 minutes) to LISTEN and find out what concerns you the most and what you hope to get out of coming to physical therapy.  And that's exactly what we do at More 4 Life Physical Therapy!

So ask yourself again:

"What is the Number 1 Thing that I want to get out of going to physical therapy?"

...and let us know:

Use this form to tell us  WHO you are (your first name), WHERE your symptoms are, WHAT concerns you most,  WHY you are considering having physical therapy (Your Number 1 Thing that you hope to get out of coming to physical therapy), and HOW we can get in touch with you to help you decide if More 4 Life is your BEST choice for physical therapy near Des Peres!

We look forward to hearing from you and helping you work toward YOUR goal, whatever it is, to help you move better, feel better, sleep better, and live a happier, healthier, less painful life!