What is Physiotherapy
Can a physiotherapist help me with this?
What is Physiotherapy?
One of the most common reactions to pain is “Can a physio help me with this?” If that thought is running through your head, this page may help answer that question.One of the most common reactions to pain is “Can a physio help me with this?” If that thought is running through your head, this page may help answer that question.
Physiotherapy is designed to improve or maintain maximum movement and functional ability, so it is useful if you have trouble with any aspect of body movement.
Physiotherapy involves the use of mainly physical treatments such as exercise, manipulation, mobilisation, massage and electrotherapy to help patients achieve their full movement potential.
It is often prescribed following injury, or to treat symptoms of aging, disability, disease, disorders or conditions.
It’s useful at any stage in life – Chartered Physiotherapists are experts in movement throughout their patients’ lifespan, from birth right through to old age.
Working with an experienced physiotherapist teaches skills and strategies which help prevent injury in the workplace or on the sports field.