Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is a specialized area of physiotherapy treating injuries and conditions which affect the muscles, joints, bones and soft tissues. Injuries treated by musculoskeletal physiotherapist include:
- Injuries of muscles, ligaments, joints and bones.
- Arthritic changes on the joints.
- Pre and post-surgery rehabilitation
- Back Pain & Neck Pain
- Non-specific muscle pain
The Therapist will select most effective treatment strategy as well as adjust the treatment according to the reassessment of patients/clients condition from moment to moment. Treatment is designed with the goal in mind and it is to:
- Speed healing and recovery process
- Restore normal movement
- Increase strength and endurance
- Decrease pain, swelling and inflammation
- Enable patient’s independency and return to regular daily activities
Musculoskeletal physiotherapy consists of injury/condition assessment and a treatment session to optimize healing and speed the recovery process. Treatment plans made by a physiotherapist and with the consent of patient include:
- Specifically and individually designed exercise
- Manual therapy (therapy performed by the hands of therapist like joint manipulation, soft tissue manipulation, spinal traction, massage, etc.)
- Therapeutic modalities
- Self-management strategies to equip you with the knowledge for the future in order to prevent further tissue damage.