Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

What is Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy?

Musculoskeletal physiotherapy is a specialized procedure for physical therapy in patients who have signs of a musculoskeletal condition or are treated for a musculoskeletal disorder.

Through daily treatment sessions, musculoskeletal physiotherapy helps the patient heal faster from their illness and to build coping mechanisms to help the patient during the healing phase and avoid the occurrence of secondary problems.

Injuries that can be treated by musculoskeletal physiotherapy include:

  • Ligament sprains
  • Muscle strains
  • Arthritis
  • Cartilage tears
  • Pre and post-surgery rehabilitation
  • Fracture rehabilitation
  • Back pain

Musculoskeletal Disorder

Any fracture, damage, or pain in the muscle tissue, joints, nerves, ligaments, tendons, and muscle or skeletal structures of the body that support the limbs or the back are musculoskeletal disorders.

Almost any part of the body can be affected by musculoskeletal disorders, from the back and neck to the arms, hands, and feet. This disorder can be caused by large objects being lifted incorrectly, repetitive pressure, or direct injury or trauma.

Carpal tunnel syndrome, ligament sprains, muscle strains, different kinds of arthritis, cartilage tears, post-operative recovery, back ailments, and bone fracture rehabilitation are examples of musculoskeletal conditions be treated with musculoskeletal physiotherapy.

Our physiotherapist do

  • Manipulation and manual therapy
  • Massage
  • Exercise therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Coping strategies and self-management techniques
  • Pain management

Musculoskeletal injury therapies are targeted at:

  • Optimise healing
  • Speed the recovery process
  • Increase strength
  • Restore normal movement
  • Decrease pain
  • Decrease swelling and inflammation
  • Increase independence
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