What is Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is a treatment approach based on the study of physiology, anatomy and neuroscience . Its aim is simple, to restore function to your body and help you return to the activities you enjoy.
Typically, treatment will consist of physical methods such as massage, movement and exercise. Physiotherapy can be used to treat a specific injury, or it can be applied to enhance your general wellbeing.
What can physiotherapy treat?
Physiotherapy is primarily used to treat musculoskeletal conditions either as a stand alone treatment or complementing other therapies and medical interventions, playing a critical role in restoring lost movement and function. Some examples of what physiotherapy can help with include...
Repetitive strain injuries
Rehabilitation following surgery
There is a large body of research supporting the use of physiotherapy for treating musculoskeletal conditions. For example, many studies have demonstrated that physiotherapy can help with joint injuries and pain relating to the back, neck, shoulder, knee wrist and ankle..