WHAT IS PHYSIOTHERAPY?
Physiotherapy, at its core, helps patients to restore movement and function with the patient’s involvement through education, empowerment and active participation in their healing journey.
Physiotherapists provide lifestyle advices, working ergonomic suggestions, prescribe exercises and perform manual therapy to help people affected by injury, disability or illness. The main goal of treatment is to improve one’s quality of life by helping to manage pain as well as in facilitating recovery so an individual can get back to their daily activities as independently as possible.
IS PHYSIOTHERAPY FOR YOU?
Physiotherapy is basically a system of tools and management almost anyone can benefit from in improving their health and function. The most common instances where people seek physiotherapy is when they need help managing musculoskeletal conditions.
Physiotherapists can also help to improve conditions associated with the respiratory system (asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), cardiovascular system (chronic heart disease or post heart attack rehabilitation) as well as neurological system (multiple sclerosis, stroke, Parkinson’s disease). Common conditions physiotherapy can help with include:
- cervicogenic and tension headaches
- neck and back pain
- frozen shoulder
- rotator cuff injury
- carpal tunnel / wrist injuries
- tennis/ golfer’s elbow
- iliotibial band friction syndrome
- knee pain/ osteoarthritis
- whiplash injury
- ankle sprain
- pregnancy related pains
WHAT TO EXPECT?
Our physiotherapy session begins with a detailed consultation to understand your health and condition followed by a physical assessment.
A unique treatment program is then created for you with the goal to educate, rehabilitate and prevent further injuries. Our practice is based on addressing your individual needs through manual therapy, mobility rehabilitation, movement exercises as well as integrated treatments.