Physiotherapy Explained

Physiotherapy is a primary, drug-free health care profession.   Often working within health care teams or independently, physiotherapists assist people to restore, maintain, and maximize their strength, function, movement, and overall well-being.  Physiotherapists have in-depth knowledge of how the body works, and how the body moves.  They are considered experts in the field of non-surgical treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal problems and injuries, as well as their prevention.   They use specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose, and treat various conditions, injuries, and disabilities.

Treatment includes, but is not limited to;

  • Specialized Manual Therapy

  • Mobilization

  • Joint Manipulation

  • Soft Tissue Therapy

  • Exercise Therapy

  • Home Exercise Prescription

  • Postural Therapy

  • Gait

  • Muscle Tension Release

  • Balance & Coordination Re-Training

Physiotherapists may also employ;

  • Electrotherapy

  • Ultrasound

  • Acupuncture

  • Orthotics

  • Other Modalities

A small example of conditions treated include back pain, neck pain, muscle tension, headaches, sciatica, sports injuries, joint pain/injury such as knees, ankles, shoulders, elbows, and wrists, whiplash, arthritis, diabetes, spinal cord injury, nerve conditions, post-surgical, etc. Come in and speak to your physiotherapist to see if they can help. You don’t need to be in pain to see a physiotherapist!

Physiotherapy is broad enough to aid rehabilitation from;

  • Injury

  • Pain Reduction

  • Prevention of Injury

  • Postural Improvement

  • Promotion of General Health

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