Improve Movement with Physiotherapy from Therapy Plus
What is physiotherapy?
Physiotherapists assists people with movement disorders which may have been present from birth (such as cerebral palsy), acquired through accident or injury (such as motor vehicle accident or sporting injuries), or the result of life-changing major events (such as stroke or the development of a disease of the nervous system).
Physiotherapy uses a variety of techniques to help your muscles and joints work to their full potential. It can help repair damage by speeding up the healing process and reducing pain and stiffness.
Common Problems It Treats
Virtually any condition that affects your muscles, joints or nerves can be helped by physiotherapy. To name a few:
- Painful Conditions such as Arthritis and Sciatica
- Back and Neck Pain, Including Whiplash
- Problems Affecting Children Including Cerebral Palsy
- Pregnancy-Related Symptoms such as Back Pain and Stress Incontinence
- Upper Limb Work-Related Problems, also Known as Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
- Asthma and Other Breathing Difficulties
- Sports, Work-Related and Car Accident Injuries
- Stroke and Other Neurological Problems
Before any action is taken, your physiotherapist will assess your condition, diagnose the problem and help you understand what’s wrong. The physiotherapist will work with you to develop a treatment plan that takes into account your lifestyle, leisure activities and general health.
Physiotherapists use a variety of treatments. For example:
- Exercise Programs
- Joint Manipulation and Mobilization to Reduce Pain and Stiffness
- Muscle Re-Education
- Hot and Cold Therapy
- Light (laser), Ultrasound and Electrotherapy to Relieve Pain, Reduce Swelling, Speed Up the Healing Process, Improve Movement and Increase Functional Abilities