What is it?
Physiotherapy is used universally to treat pain and mobility issues caused by injury, illness or disability. This form of treatment traditionally incorporates schemes of movement, different types of exercise, manual manipulation, education and advice. This will differ from person to person, depending on the underlying cause of the problem. If you have an injury or experience recurrent pain you may benefit from physiotherapy sessions to find and treat the root of your issue. Physiotherapy is a holistic method in which the patient is encouraged to play a very definite role in their treatment, ensuring swift recovery and minimising the risk of future injury.
How is it delivered?
Following a thorough examination of your health and medical history, your physiotherapist will discuss what you hope to achieve through your sessions together. This first assessment will drive your future sessions together, establishing the key issues which you wish to address. Your Hands On physiotherapist will design a personalised programme to rehabilitate you and ensure you are able to achieve a pain-free lifestyle as quickly as possible. The techniques used to achieve this will vary but will be based upon forms of manual manipulation such as massage, prescribed movement, exercise, education and advice.
Who could benefit from this treatment?
Physiotherapy can be useful for people who have suffered from a sporting injury, or experience problems in their bones, joints or soft tissue. It is also recommended for use in those who have problems with movement caused by a stroke, multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease. A scheme of physiotherapy sessions is also suitable for those who require rehabilitation following a heart attack or time spent in hospital.
Physiotherapy helps people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice.