Local physical therapy clinics offer a wide range of services to help people become healthy again, from outpatient therapy, which is conducted several times a week, to rigorous daily (and sometimes in-patient) programs. If youve been involved in a motor vehicle accident and have had a crick in your neck that just wont go away ever since, suffer from chronic, daily back pain or are recuperating from major surgery such as a hip replacement, chances are youre in dire need of finding a good local physical therapy clinic. Local physical therapy is especially important for people who need to regain strength and mobility in their body but may find it hard or painful to travel. Finding the right local facility with competent and licensed physical therapists can be especially challenging when you live in very rural area. There are several ways to find a good local physical therapy office. The most common method is to be referred to an established local physical therapy clinic by your doctor or insurance provider following an injury or after having orthopedic and/or muscular surgery. If your physical therapy is being covered through a health insurance provider, you may find your options as to what clinic or physical therapist you can use to be slightly limited due to the high costs that can be associated with physical therapy.