What type of treatments can physiotherapy involve?

  • photo-2aThe apDSC_2585-3plication of ice to a localised area, to reduce inflammation & bleeding
  • The application of heat to a localised area, to improve circulation & loosen muscle tensions
  • Soft and/or deep tissue massage to reduce scar tissue, improve circulation & loosen muscle tensions
  • Passive and/or active joint mobilisations, to reduce joint stiffness & increase flexibility
  • Balance/postural exercises, to improve movement
  • Strengthening exercises, to restore movement quality
  • Stretching exercises, to improve range of movement
  • Education regarding the condition and best treatment options
  • Advice regarding possible environmental modifications and how to best avoid aggravating the condition