Physical Therapy is a client-centred, evidence-informed approach to the assessment, treatment and on-going management of musculoskeletal pain and discomfort.
Below are examples of just some of the common problems that are available from our qualified Physical Therapist;
- Low Back Pain
- Neck Pain
- Upper Limb Pain/Injury – (Shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand)
- Lower Limb Pain/Injury – (Hip, knee, ankle, foot)
- Sports Injuries
- Posture-related pain/discomfort
- Tension Headaches
- Nerve pain
- Pain caused by Whiplash Injury
- Arthritis-related pain/discomfort
- Vertigo/Dizziness – Vestibular Rehabilitation Treatment (VRT)
A Physical Therapy consultation will take approximately one hour and each consultation is by appointment only.
During the first visit the therapist will work with you to capture a detailed case history and perform a thorough musculoskeletal assessment based on your presenting condition. If appropriate, the first consultation will usually involve hands-on treatment including some useful homecare advice.
Hands-on treatment may include a variety of techniques such as;
Deep Tissue & Myofascial work, Joint & Spine Mobilisation techniques, Muscle Energy Techniques, Trigger Point Therapy, Rehabilitation including Postural Awareness, Homecare & Self Management Advice, and Referral to other Healthcare Professionals where appropriate
Exercise & Homecare Advice:
You will be provided with effective rehabilitation exercise programs where required, as well as homecare advice, empowering you to manage your presenting condition