How can physiotherapy help me?
Physiotherapists utilise a combination of manual therapy and electrotherapy treatments, provide specific exercises and if qualified, acupuncture. The aim of the treatment is to reduce pain from injury or surgery and to restore and maintain optimal function of all the body’s bones, joints, muscles nerves, ligaments and tendons.
Conditions that physiotherapy can treat
Physiotherapists are able to treat a variety of conditions including, sports injuries, spinal problems – back and neck pain, soft tissue injuries, joint problems, arthritis, ligament and tendon sprains, whiplash associated disorders, pre and post surgical management and more. If you would like to discuss whether physiotherapy would be of benefit for your specific condition / situation please call us for a free telephone consultation
How can acupuncture help me?
Acupuncture is an ancient method of treatment to reduce pain and restore function in affected areas throughout the body. In Physiotherapy, the main focus for the use of acupuncture is to help reduce pain, swelling and inflammation associated with muscle, joint, nerve, ligaments or tendons.
Conditions that physiotherapists treat using Acupuncture
Physiotherapists are trained in both the Chinese and western methods for the application of acupuncture. Acupuncture accredited physiotherapists are able to utilise the effects of acupuncture to provide relief of your symptoms in addition to the use of conventional physiotherapy treatments.
What happens on my first visit?
On arrival at the clinic you will be asked to complete a patient registration which includes some basic contact information and past medical history. During your initial consultation, the therapist will discuss your case history and past medical history and will conduct a physical examination of the painful and associated areas. Once the therapist has completed the physical examination, a diagnosis is made and the cause of the problem identified. This will be explained to you fully, you will be given a treatment plan designed specifically for you and your condition and the treatment will be started on this visit.