Services – What can be Treated?



What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapists are health professionals primarily concerned with the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of spinal and musculoskeletal disorders. They utilise their knowledge of normal movement and the function of bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments to determine if they are performing effectively and normally.

How will Physiotherapy assist me?

Physiotherapy aims to restore normal and pain free function with the use of manual physical treatments including joint mobilisation, massage, electrotherapy, joint manipulation and exercises complemented by advice and education.

People who benefit from physiotherapy can range from athletes recovering from an injury, a worker rehabilitating from a back injury to the older person coping with the aging process.

Manipulative Physiotherapy:

Manipulative physiotherapy is the term used for special handling techniques to promote healing of soft tissue. These techniques may include myofascial release, craniosacral techniques, joint mobilisation and massage therapy to name a few.

Clinical Pilates:

Clinical Pilates is a special series of exercises performed in our gym to assist in core and limb strengthening, restore flexibility and improving posture. It is performed either individually or in small group classes by a qualified physiotherapist.

Dry Needling:

Involves needling to altered or dysfunctional tissues in order to improve or restore function. This may include needling of myofascial trigger points, periosteum, or other soft tissue. It can be used as an adjunct to your normal physiotherapy treatment.

Exercise Physiology:

Exercise Physiologists specialise in the delivery of exercise programmes; from elite athletes to those who suffer a range of chronic diseases and injuries such as diabetes, obesity, arthritis and cardiovascular disease.

Hydrotherapy:

Hydrotherapy can offer a perfect adjunct to physiotherapy, to assist strengthening, mobilisation and movement. It involves gentle exercises in warm water with programs individually tailored to each person’s particular needs.

Massage Therapy:

Massage Therapy can play a vital role in injury prevention and in recovery from injury. A remedial massage from an experienced massage therapist can provide real benefits to the mind and body, such as increased circulation, flexibility and mobility.

Podiatry:

Podiatry treats all foot and lower limb disorders. A podiatrist will look at your footwear, walking & running style to assess any abnormal function and intervene where necessary to treat or prevent injury. A podiatrist can help relieve foot and heel pain, knee pain and aching legs.

What can be Treated at Physioworks Health Group?

  • Sports Injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Headaches
  • Jaw Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Shin Splints
  • Muscle Strains and Tension
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Knee Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Neck Pain and Stiffness
  • Biomechanical Problems
  • Chronic Pain
  • Referred Pain
  • Post Fracture & Surgical
  • Workcover and TAC claims
  • Rehabilitation
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