If you think you are experiencing a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately. Please note that the responses by Furnace Brook PT staff to general orthopedic and sports medicine questions posed by email does not constitute a physical therapist/patient relationship. Responses are provided for educational and informational purposes and are not a substitute for professional advice. The information contained in any FBPT response is not intended nor should it be construed to: (i) substitute for the advice, diagnosis or treatment of a licensed physical therapist or other qualified health care professional familiar with an individual’s specific conditions and needs; or (ii) suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual.