Bradenton has one or more physical therapy clinics. Physical therapy, also known as PT, is the profession that aims to correct or reduce health impairments by examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention. Practitioners of physical therapy are known as physiotherapists or physical therapists. A physical therapy clinic is exclusively for physical therapy and related options. The clinic is staffed by such therapists and assistants. They provide a number of services, such as customized therapy for dealing with specific problem parts, such as back pain, neck pain, sports injuries, arthritis related pain, and so on. Pilates, massage therapists and occupational therapists may also be available. Insurance coverage is usually available for the service, but do check first. Physical therapy helps reduce the pain or impairment of a body part, rendering it more functional.