What is Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is a form of rehabilitation that addresses injuries, manages pain, and promotes healthy movement. Physiotherapist are qualified to assess, diagnose, and treat conditions with the use of exercise prescription in conjunction with manual therapy techniques.
Hands-on techniques such as deep soft tissue work, therapeutic massage, and stretching among others, are a prerequisite to help you feel more comfortable with movements that are hindering you from activity.
Our aim is to encourage you to trust in your own body’s strength and ability to heal itself through movement and exercise. Movement is key!
Who and what do we treat?
Physiotherapist work with people of all ages and body types to manage and treat a wide range of conditions.
These conditions commonly include injuries to muscles, ligaments, tendons, and other soft tissues.
Physiotherapy treatment consists of a combination of manual therapy and exercise, with a larger focus on function and movement.
Treatment programs will be tailored to fit an individual’s personal needs and goals based on a detailed assessment.
Aside from prevention and management injury, our main goal is simply to get you up and moving, and back to doing the things you love.
What techniques do Physiotherapist use?
Manual therapy techniques may include soft tissue massage, mobilisation, myofascial release, passive stretching.
Rehabilitation exercises focus on range of motion, muscle training & activation, balance & proprioception, dynamic stretching and overall mobility.
What conditions do Physiotherapist treat?
- Lower back pains
- Muscle strains
- Join sprains
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Frozen shoulder
- Common sporting injuries
- Pre/Post-operative conditions (e.g. ACL reconstruction)
- Postural strain and related ergonomic assessment
- Sciatica and disc injury
- Restricted movement or weakness
- Arthritic and joint pain
- Tendonitis and bursitis
- Foot & ankle pain and plantar fasciitis
- Workplace injuries
- Wrist and hand pain