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Here is a guide as to what Physiotherapy actually is and what to expect from our service. WHAT DOES A PHYSIOTHERAPISTS DO?
Physiotherapists are healthcare professionals who are trained to assess, diagnose and help you manage your injury, condition or complaint. They take into account your goals and other factors such as time and access to equipment, to form a management plan that is optimal for you.
Some treatment methods physiotherapists use include:
CAN PHYSIOTHERAPY HELP ME?
It is not necessary to have an injury or condition to see a physiotherapist.
Here are some common reasons to see a physiotherapist:
WHAT HAPPENS IN MY FIRST PHYSIOTHERAPY SESSION AT MOVEMENT 101?
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE FOR ME TO RECOVER OR SEE PROGRESS?
The bad news is.. there is no quick fix to injury! This means that even with optimal rehabilitation, certain injuries can take weeks to years to completely heal. In the initial stage of physiotherapy, we will focus on pain management and improving your function. Despite the alleviation of pain, your body may not be ready to take on the same loads that led to the injury in the first place. Premature return to previously aggravating activities can lead to re-injury and pain. In the second stage of physiotherapy, we focus on correcting the cause of the injury or pain to help you reach your goals while reducing the likelihood of re-injury.
Timeframe of recovery can depend on many things, such as:
Your physiotherapist will guide you through your recovery by taking into account the above factors and form a treatment plan with you.
Are you ready to start your recovery journey?
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