Physiotherapists are experts in developing and maintaining people`s ability to move and function throughout their lives. With an advanced understanding of how the body moves and what keeps it from moving well, they promote wellness, mobility and independence. They treat and prevent many problems caused by pain, illness, impairments and disease, sport and work related injuries, ageing and long periods of inactivity.painful conditions such as arthritis, repetitive strain injury, neck and back pain
Physiotherapists work with people affected by a wide range of conditions and symptoms, for example:
strokes, Parkinson`s disease and spinal cord injury
trauma, such as road traffic accidents
Physiotherapy makes a difference!
use their skills to treat the underlying causes of pain and limitations in movement and function
use many treatment approaches to help individuals regain their mobility and maximise their potential
promote healthy lifestyles and exercise
treat each patient/client as an individual and thoroughly assess them to identify their needs
treat sports injuries
promote safe and healthy activities
work with children and the elderly with coordination, balance and other movement problems to improve and maximise their independence
Did you know?
Your workplace can be a health hazard - contact your physiotherapist to have it evaluated and arranged to suit your health
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