• MeetDr. Cheong

    Voted by Peers as aTampa Top Doctors
    • Board Certified/Fellowship Trained
    • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Specializes in Disorders of the Hips, Knees, & Shoulders
    • 2013 and 2014 “Attending of the Year” University of South Florida Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • The only orthopedic surgeon in West Florida offering Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty using the MAKO robotic system.
  • Regain movement & strengthComplex Joint Reconstruction

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Malignant & Benign disorders of the musculoskeletal system Orthopedic Oncology

  • Restore function with the most intricate procedure Limb Preservation Surgery

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a health care specialty concerned with diagnosing, evaluating, and treating disorders and injuries of musculoskeletal system. The purpose of physical therapy is to help each patient restore their maximal level of independence. Physical therapy helps you move better, relieves pain, and speeds your recovery after surgeries. Physical therapy comprises of various treatment options such as heat, ice, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and hands-on techniques such as manipulation, massage, and exercise programs. Interventions in physical therapy may include therapeutic exercise, functional training, manual therapy techniques, assistive and adaptive devices, equipment, physical agents, and electrotherapeutic modalities.

Your Physical therapist will examine you and develop a treatment plan. The physical therapist first will manage the pain and swelling. Then, the therapist will work with you to increase your flexibility, strength, coordination, endurance and/or balance.

Physical therapy may be recommended for patients suffering from the following conditions:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Spine and joint conditions
  • Sports related injuries
  • Neurological conditions

Physical therapists treat patients with devastating conditions as well, and recommend effective strategies for managing even the most complex physical complications.

For more info, please call Ext. 1731

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Patient Testimonails - David Cheong MD - Orthopaedic Surgeon

Patient Testimonials

Patient Testimonails - David Cheong MD - Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Cheong is one of the best doctors we have ever had, and a real credit to OAWF and Mease Countryside Hospital. His skill and personality are impeccable and when we asked the nurses how they enjoyed working with Dr. Cheong, they couldn’t say enough about his skill and treatment of the patients and nursing staff.