What should I wear for my physical therapy appointments?

Oct12th 2020

Dress comfortably with clothes that allow easy access for your physical therapist to examine and treat your problem areas. Loose fitting clothes that are comfortable for exercises and movement and supportive sneakers are good choices to wear.

Some specific recommendations:

  • For a low back, hip or lower extremity problem…
    • Shorts are ideal to allow exposure of the areas being treated. Otherwise loose fitting yoga or stretch pants are helpful
  • For a neck or shoulder problem…
    • ​Females – a tank top or sports bra is recommended
    • Males – a tank top or sleeveless shirt is recommended
  • For runners…
    • bring your running shoes; both a current newer pair and a worn pair