What Is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy: Another Hands On Approach To Healing

Physiotherapy is used to rehabilitate a person after an injury or surgery. Physiotherapists or Physical Therapists are experts in restoring function and movement.

What are some physiotherapy treatments?

  • Teach therapeutic exercises
  • Functional training
  • Electrotherapy (ultrasound, TENS and laser)
  • Core stability exercises
  • Stretching, exercises and educational
  • Postural and Gait Re-education

Some common conditions that physiotherapy can help

  • Can assist in assessing and treating postural problems in adults and children
  • Can assist in relieving pain in muscles and joints
  • Help reduce back pain through therapy and exercise
  • Prescribe exercises and advise for post-natal patients
  • Can treat and also give advise in preventing sports injuries

Specific conditions that physiotherapy may help

  • Neck, Mid and Low Back Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Disc Bulges/ Slips/ Herniations
  • Sciatica
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Strains and sprains (Muscular / Ligamentous)
  • Meniscus tear
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Arthritis including Osteoarthritis / Rheumatoid arthritis / Psoriatic arthritis etc…
  • Scoliosis
  • Tinnitus
  • Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Plus Many Other Conditions – Any questions just call!

Injury and pain are common occurrences in life. However, our role is to not only treat acute and chronic injuries with physiotherapy, but also give you the educational tools and advise you need to successfully avoid injury. You can live free from injury, limitations, and pain.

There are many benefits that result from a physiotherapy treatment. Here are some of the major advantages:

Minimize or eliminate pain

No ongoing nagging aches and pains. We want to help you live pain free.

Restored muscle strength

With proper strength, you will be able to participate in all of your activities with confidence that you can perform them without injury.

Restored muscle flexibility

Flexible and supple muscles allow you to go through your day with more ease and less strain. This helps in reserving energy and being much more proficient in movement.

Increased rate of function at play and at work

When your muscles are healthy and range of motion is restored optimally, it’s much easier to do everything at a higher level.

More energy

It takes a lot less energy to move when the muscles and joints are healthy. This means more energy throughout the day, more productivity and less stress.

Happier about life with some peace of mind

It just makes sense that when you don’t have to focus on pain and range of motion issues drastically limiting your function, you are going to be much happier in just about everything in life.

Restful sleep

Injury and pain can take a toll on sleep. Lack of sleep will severely affect every part of your life. Eliminate and reduce the pain and get back to a more restful sleep.

Eliminate or reduce the need for medication

Pain medications can have many side effects that you don’t want. Being pain free can help you eliminate the drugs and reduce side effect risks.

We really want you to have the best health possible and we are serious about restoring proper function to your muscles and joints through the proper use of physiotherapy. We are sure you have questions and they can all be answered. Give us a call or stop by Advanced Spinal Clinic and let us know your concerns. Even better, schedule an appointment with us so we can help you right away.