Physiotherapy is an evidence-based healthcare profession that views human movement as central to health and wellbeing. Physiotherapy aims to maintain, restore and improve your function after disease or injury, so you can get back to doing what you love and enjoy an injury-free lifestyle that doesn’t hold you back.
What conditions can physiotherapy be beneficial for?
Groin and pelvic pain
Headaches and vertigo
Sprains and strains
Acute or chronic injury
Posture and alignment problems
Osteoarthritis of the knee or hip
Adolescent and children’s injuries
Chronic disease management
Neurological rehabilitation for stroke, Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord injuries and TBIS
Cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation and management
What do physiotherapists (physios) do?
Physiotherapists assess the underlying cause of your joint, muscle or nerve issue, and using a combination of therapeutic exercises and manual therapy treat the symptoms while providing lifestyle advice and education to help you get better and stay better.
You don’t need a GP referral to see a physiotherapist, and we work in partnership with other health professionals to achieve optimal holistic health for you.
What makes physiotherapists different?
Physiotherapists are university-educated health professionals with extensive training in human biosciences, anatomy, and biomechanics– they are highly trained to assess and diagnose your condition, then plan and administer treatment programs to restore movement and improve function to the highest possible level.
What are the different types of physio?
Different branches of physiotherapy include:
Sports and exercise physiotherapy
Women’s, men’s and pelvic floor physiotherapy