It is vital to accurately diagnose not only the injury, but the cause of the injury. By treating the cause of the injury we reduce the risk of re-injury and ensure long term improvement.
Patients are encouraged to take control of their condition through education and home exercise programs.Physiotherapy is concerned with assessing, treating and preventing human movement disorders, restoring normal function or minimising dysfunction and pain in adults and children with physical impairment, in order to enable them to achieve the highest possible level of independence in their lives. Physiotherapy is also concerned with preventing recurring injuries and disability in the workplace, at home, or during recreational activities and promoting community health for all age groups.
Physiotherapists use skilled evaluation and professional hands-on therapy, such as mobilisation, manipulation, massage and acupressure.