Our physiotherapists use a hands on approach to treatment using a wide variety of manual skills and extensive knowledge of exercise therapy to help you recover from either acute or chronic injuries.
The aim of physiotherapy is to identify and maximise human movement potential within the spheres of treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injury in partnership with our clients.
Shockwave therapy involves the delivery of high intensity ultrasound waves through a special handpiece. It provides a treatment option to patients suffering from a range of chronic conditions and has been found to be more effective than conservative methods with resolving stubborn orthopedic injuries such as; heel spurs, plantarfascitis, Achilles tendonitis, tennis and golfers elbow, rotator cuff tears and patella pain.
Vestibular rehabilitation is a specialized form of therapy intended to alleviate both the primary and secondary problems caused by vestibular disorders. It is an exercise-based program primarily designed to reduce vertigo and dizziness, gaze instability, and/or imbalance and falls.
Any orthopaedic surgical procedure requires precise physiotherapy rehabiliation in order to maximise the outcome. It is important in the lead-up to many surgical procedures, to maximize your strength and condition pre-operatively. It is also a vital part of your post-operative rehabilitation.
Taping and Strapping techniques are used to aid both the treatment and prevention of injury. The role of tape is to limit the movement in an injured joint or structure to prevent excess or abnormal movement. In addition it should provide support to the affected structures therefore reducing pain.
Acupuncture is a holistic approach to health derived from eastern medical traditions. It involves the stimulation of anatomical locations on or in the skin by a variety of techniques including the insertion of needles. There are proven benefits of acupuncture in headaches and promising evidence of effectiveness in a variety of other conditions including: nausea, dental pain, menstrual cramps, osteoarthritis, low back pain and asthma.
Joint mobilization is a manual therapy intervention, a type of passive movement of a skeletal joint. It is usually aimed at a ‘target’ synovial joint with the aim of achieving a therapeutic effect. When applied to the spine, it is known as spinal mobilization.
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