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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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