What is Physiotherapy?

Knee ProtractorPhysiotherapy is a science-based profession that takes a ‘whole person’ approach to health and wellbeing of an individual, which includes the patient’s general lifestyle. They help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice.
 
The profession helps to encourage development and facilitate recovery, enabling people to reach their desired goals. At the heart is the patient’s involvement in their own care, through education, awareness, empowerment and participation in their treatment.
 
You can benefit from physiotherapy at any time in your life. Physiotherapy is proven to help with back pain or sudden injury, managing long-term medical conditions and in preparing for childbirth or a sporting event.
 
Using advanced techniques and evidence-based care, physiotherapists assess, diagnose, treat and prevent a wide range of health conditions and movement disorders. Physiotherapy helps repair damage, reduce stiffness and pain, increase mobility and improve quality of life.