Your doctor may recommend physical therapy in the weeks following surgery. Depending on the injury, surgical procedure, and overall health, treatment can last from a few weeks to several months. Orthopedic physical therapy is designed to improve the range of motion, prevent excessive scar tissue buildup, reduce pain, and regain normal functioning after musculoskeletal surgery. Call Advanced Health Solutions – GA Spine & Disc at (770) 926-9495 If you want to try out physical therapy.