physiotherapy is one of the oldest treatment approaches concerned with human body function and movement. it is a healthcare profession which is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life within the spheres of treatment and rehabilitation. it uses physical approaches to promote, maintain, and restore physical, psychological, and social well-being.
physiotherapy helps someone who is affected by injury, illness, or disability. a physiotherapist will assess, diagnose, treat, and work to prevent disease and disability. physiotherapy can help you at any stage of your life, from a child to an elderly person. a physiotherapist can help you prevent further injury by listening to your needs and working for the most appropriate treatment in an individualized pattern of protocol that includes goal setting and treatment outcomes.
What do we do?
- msk/ ortho
- sports medicine
- pain management
- women’s health
- medical and post-surgical
- extended scope
signs it’s time to see a physiotherapist
- you can refer to yourself if suffering from any sort of musculoskeletal discomfort.
- if you are suffering from any sort of pain which bothers your sleep and daily activities.
- if you have restricted mobility and insufficient movement patterns.
- if you are suffering from headaches and body tension.
- if you have a sharp pain in your heel which affects your walking,
- if you are feeling balance issues.
what to expect during a visit?
a physiotherapist will conduct a detailed physical evaluation of a person’s movement, flexibility, muscle & joint motion, and performance, including their health history. it will also consist of a clinical diagnosis, prognosis, plan of care, short term goal and long-term goal. the physiotherapist will perform the required treatments and will follow up with self-management recommendations which can be done at home. the initial evaluation will take up to 30 minutes and treatment sessions will last from 20 minutes to 40 minutes.
benefits of physiotherapy?
- a physiotherapist can directly work on your musculoskeletal issues and indirectly on certain medical conditions to optimize recovery and advise them on the benefits specific to their personal medical history and needs by educating them to optimize their physical functioning.
- it will help in pain management with a reduced need for opioids.
- avoids the need for surgery on certain musculoskeletal injuries.
- helps to improve mobility and movement.
- helps for a speedy recovery from an injury or physical trauma,
- helps in fall prevention by improving balance.
- reduce the risk of age-related medical conditions by optimizing their physical functioning.