Physiotherapy is a healthcare treatment which focuses on evaluating, restoring and maintaining physical function and mobility. It’s a drug-free treatment by professionals who understand how the body moves, what keeps it moving well and how to relieves pain and unobstructed mobility.
Physiotherapists are trained in the treatment of post-operative orthopaedic procedures, fractures, acute sports injuries, sprains, strains, neck and back pain, sports injuries and spinal conditions. Also, they do the assessment of the patient’s level of mobility, strength and endurance and design exercises for speedy recovery.
Some of the conditions that physiotherapist may treat are:
- Back and neck pain
- Sport injury
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Spinal cord injury
- Cerebral palsy
- Head injury
- Multiple sclerosis
- Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
- Postsurgical Rehabilitation (i.e. hip or knee replacement)
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Repetitive Strain Injury