What is Physiotherapy?

Musculoskeletal Chartered Physiotherapy is a speciality within the physiotherapy profession concerned with the clinical assessment and treatment of physical disorders of the human body. It is primarily aimed at alleviating pain, restoring movement, strength and ultimately function. For example a return to sport or other recreational activities as well as being able to fully engage physically in your working or home environment.

Physiotherapy applications

The coordinated function of the human body is an essential element of health but in certain circumstances can be threatened by:

  • ageing
  • injury
  • diseases
  • disorders
  • conditions
  • environmental factors
  • psychological factors

Functional movement and the ability to exercise plays a large part in your overall health and well-being. When physical problems occur and challenge our capacity to move and exercise, physiotherapy treatment can help.

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