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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

What is Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy?

Musculoskeletal physiotherapy involves the use of manual therapies and evidence based care to assess, diagnose, treat and prevent a variety of health conditions and movement disorders.

Physiotherapy aims to repair damage, improve mobility, reduce pain and stiffness, and improve quality of life.

Our physiotherapists are trained to use various techniques. For example:

  • Manual therapies including joint mobilisation and manipulation
  • Massage and stretching
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Taping - rigid, kinesio and/or rock tape
  • Dry Needling

Other modalities we may use include:

  • Cryotherapy/Heat Therapy
  • Compression therapy
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • TENS
  • Low Level Laser

Common conditions ammenable to physiotherapy:

  • Joint and muscle pain/sprain
  • Back and neck pain
  • Sport injuries
  • Headaches/Migraines

 

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Shoulder Pain

Posted by Eqphysio on 22 July 2019
Shoulder Pain
Rotator cuff tendinopathy is a common cause of shoulder pain and usually presents with shoulder tip or anterior shoulder pain. It is common in people that perform a lot of repetitive overhead ac...
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Lipoedema Awareness

Posted by Eqphysio on 21 June 2019
Lipoedema Awareness
    June is Lipoedema Awareness Month.                                   ...
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Stretching - Is it important?

Posted by Eqphysio on 10 May 2019
Stretching - Is it important?
Stretching is a common activity used by athletes, older adults, rehabilitation patients and anyone participating in a fitness program. Some might think stretching is a waste of time or an in...
Posted in: Musculoskeletal Conditions  
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