Physiotherapy is a healthcare discipline concerned with promoting health, improving lifestyle, preventing disease by diagnosing and treating, and providing rehabilitating exercises and tips to counteract impairments and disabilities that affect the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Physiotherapy also treats functional limitations arising from injuries and diseases that affect muscles, joints, and bones. As a clinically-oriented healthcare discipline designed to restore and improve mobility
Why is Physiotherapy Important?
During their treatment, patients work with their physiotherapist to develop a plan that promotes movement, reduces pain, restores function, and prevents disability.
Who Benefits From Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is beneficial for people of all activity levels and diagnoses. We can treat children, adults, athletes, those recovering from surgery, and people dealing with sudden or chronic pain, disease, disability, or injuries. Injuries and Conditions That Physiotherapy Treats:
- Upper and lower back pain
- Neck pain
- Shoulder and hand injuries
- Elbow pain (Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow)
- Wrist Injuries
- Sprains and strains
- Hip, knee pain and related injuries
- Ankle and foot pain including plantar fasciitis
- Sports injuries
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Arthritis & Osteoarthritis
- Pelvic pain & dysfunction
- Pregnancy and postnatal care
- Chronic pain
- Occupational/Work-related injuries
- Pre-surgical and post-surgical care
How Physiotherapy Works?
Treatment plans vary tremendously based on a person’s condition, symptoms, and goals. Your first visit will include an evaluation where the physiotherapist will examine your ability to move, your posture, mobility, flexibility, strength, sensation, and balance. We develop a treatment plan with your goals in mind so you can get back to the activities you love.