Physiotherapy is treatment to restore, maintain, and make the most of a patient’s mobility, function, and well-being. Physiotherapy helps through physical rehabilitation, injury prevention, and health and fitness. Physiotherapists get you involved in your own recovery of pain and restriction of movement.
How can Physiotherapy help you?
Your Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist can:
Relieve or reduce your pain
Provide you with strategies to best manage your injury or condition
Help you to recover quicker and hasten your return to your normal activities
Improve your flexibility, muscle strength, quality of movement, proprioception and coordination
Assist you in achieving exercise or functional goals
Improve your fitness
Help you to prevent future injury recurrences
Prescribe exercises to do at home, work in the gym to enhance your recovery
Reasons to have Physiotherapy?
Back pain or neck pain
Repetitive strain injury
Long-term recovery of an injury
Sports Injury or Work-related Injury
Wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle pain
Muscle strain, tear or ruptures
What can I expect at physiotherapy?
Your session will be unique because it is all about you and your particular needs. In general, here’s what happens:
Conduct a physical exam and evaluation of a person’s movement, flexibility, muscle and joint motion, and performance, including finding out about their health history
Give a clinical diagnosis, prognosis, and plan of care with short and long-term goals
Perform physical therapy treatment and intervention
Give self-management recommendations, including exercises a person can do at home