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What is Physiotherapy (or Physical Therapy)

As the name suggest, physiotherapists are known to help return a persons mobility, flexibility, movement and reduce or eliminate any illness/pain caused by  musculoskeletal/neurological conditions.

Basically, return proper function of the body and remove any dysfunction.

They mostly use using manual therapy (very hands based), exercise programs and electrotherapy techniques.  Physio’s use non-invasive techniques with mostly no medication.

They can be considered like holistic green doctors. Some of the many ailments our physiotherapists can treat include

 

Conditions we treat (and many more)

Musculoskeletal

Also known as orthopaedic physiotherapy, this involves working with muscles, joints and bones. Common treatments include

  • arthritis and aged care
  • sports injuries
  • work-place injuries
  • home based injuries/accidents
  • back/neck/shoulder pain
  • incontinence
  • sprains and strains
  • incorrect posture
  • orthodontic
  • post-operative recovery
  • rehab
  • reduced mobility

Neurological

This refers mostly to the nervous system and brain function, that is the neurons which send signals to various parts of the body creating motion/movement. Our physiotherapy treatments include

  • stroke
  • multiple sclerosis
  • spinal cord injuries
  • head injuries
  • parkinson’s disease
  • brain surgery (rehab afterwards)
  • alzheimer’s
  • brain aneurysm (rehab)
  • cerebral palsy
  • reflex  sympathetic dystrophy

Cardiothoracic

Cardiothoracic refers to the treatment of disorders related to the cardio-respiratory system. The conditions we treat include

  • emphysema
  • asthma
  • chronic bronchitis
  • post-operative thoracic surgery
  • chest infections
  • pneumonia
  • cardiac issues such as heart failure
  • breathing difficulties
  • postural improvements to  help breathing
  • secretion clearance (chest)


Therapy/Treatments we use

Apart from standard Physical therapies such as exercise and rehabilitation techniques helping with movement, our physiotherapists also use many other methods to help with your condition. During your first visit our physiotherapist will examine you and talk about past conditions, then together with you determine the best solution. Some of the many methods we use include

  • Clinical Pilates
  • Moxibustion
  • Bowen Technique/Therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Myofascial Release
  • Ultrasound Therapy 
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Nutritional Medicine (Diet & Vitamin Therapy)
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    If you have any of these conditions we can help you. We offer a money-back guarantee if we cannot help you, so you have nothing to lose except your ailment.

     

    Make an appointment at Physiotherapist Melbourne or call us on (03) 9380 5434.