The services at Whittlesea physio encompass an extensive array of therapies to treat injuries, aid in recoveries and facilitate rehabilitation. The practice treats the effects of chronic disease, addresses the unique needs of women and provides treatment options for injuries sustained at work, home and play, along with those obtained during vehicle accidents.
Physiotherapy techniques are effective in meeting the special needs of women at all stages of life. Therapies relieve the discomforts of pregnancy and are effective in treating joint dysfunction and osteoarthritis. Physiotherapy helps women remain flexible, active and pain free.
Therapies are especially beneficial for pregnant women and nursing mothers. Specific exercises tone and strengthen muscles that will be used during childbirth and relieve pain and discomfort during pregnancy. Physiotherapy methods aid in relieving conditions that develop after delivery for nursing mothers.
Prescription exercise plays an essential role in rehabilitation and maintaining range of motion. Clinical Pilates is used at the practice to build core and pelvic floor strength, enhance sports performance and increase stability. It aids in relieving chronic pain, improving posture and correcting muscle imbalances. The flowing movements improve motor control, prevent falls common with the elderly and enhance sports performance.
Dry needling is a technique that’s effective in treating conditions that may not respond well to traditional treatments. It relieves pain, loosens muscles and improves circulation. The therapy stimulates healing, removes toxins from the body and stimulates the immune system. Dry needling is effective for treating muscle dysfunction and nerve related conditions.
Sports injuries can be especially painful and require extensive rehabilitation and recovery times. Hands-on examinations and gait analysis technology pinpoints the exact location of injuries and dysfunction, allowing the therapist to create a personalized treatment and management program for patients of any age. Therapeutic massage may be prescribed to ease pain, aid in rehabilitation and enhance sports performance.
Patients have access to digital technology that examines and analyses biomechanical inefficiencies and potential problem areas. Foot problems may cause pain in the knees, hips and lower back. The clinic’s state-of-the-art technology utilizes 3D imaging to discern the underlying cause of pain and dysfunction. Orthotic devices may be prescribed to alleviate pain, provide support and realign the body in the proper position.
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