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Physiotherapy may be the right option for you if you wish to approach your treatment through natural methods such as massage, adjustments, applied heat and therapeutic exercise rather than through the use of heavy pain medication or surgery.

A physiotherapist can help you to restore function and movement after you have experienced an injury or illness that has limited your mobility. They do this through rehabilitative exercise, methods that promote healing, and educating you on how to get better. They can help you achieve and maintain health in order to reestablish independence and improve your overall wellbeing.

What To Expect During Your Visit

The first visit typically includes an initial assessment. You may be asked to arrive early in order to fill out paperwork for the office. You will provide your medical history and the reason for your visit. Be sure to specifically describe your concern and if there was a related traumatic injury that caused your problem.

Your first visit will likely take about an hour and include the examination and development of a treatment plan. Be sure to wear comfortable and loose fitting clothing so that the physiotherapist can easily examine the areas associated with your concerns. They may observe your range of motion, your gait, and perform strength tests to assess muscle weakness. It is also important to tell them if you are experiencing pain with any particular motion.

After the assessment, you may want to take the time to ask your physiotherapist any questions you have or voice concerns about your wellbeing. They will let you know what to expect from your treatment and how to work towards your health goals. The initial assessment visit may include beginning to start part of your treatment. They may also recommend beginning a health routine that includes exercise.

What A Physiotherapist Treats

A physiotherapist commonly treats musculoskeletal problems. They can help you with your problems that involve your bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and joints. They can address acute conditions or injuries and help improve your overall health.

Common conditions that are treated by physiotherapists include sciatica, neck pain, back pain, degenerative disc disease, a frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel, migraines and headaches, tendonitis, torn ligaments, sprains, muscular strains, dislocations, whiplash, muscular weakness, and post fractures. They may also be beneficial in treating post-surgery injuries or joint replacements.

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  • A physiotherapist can help you manage your pain. This can reduce the need for relying on pain medications and be used as a long-term solution.
  • They may be able to help you avoid getting surgery. Many injuries can be treated without surgery with the help of a physical therapist.
  • It can help you improve your mobility and increase balance.
  • They can help with recovery from a stroke by helping you to regain function within your body and increase independence.
  • Through increasing the strength of vulnerable areas of the body future injuries can be prevented.