Physiotherapy is a discipline that primarily addresses the physical health problems affecting an individual’s musculoskeletal system, as well as the neurological and cardiorespiratory systems. It is thanks to various treatments and exercises that physiotherapy is able to prevent and cure various limitations. Physiotherapy treatment use physical therapeutic means, that is to say not including medication.
Physiotherapy is therefore ideally useful to treat problems such as back or neck pain, pain related to the body’s joints, follow-up operations, injuries or after-effects caused by the practice of sports. Physiotherapy is also indicated following an accident, for problems caused by aging, as well as in the developmental delays of a child. Whatever the nature of your problem, physiotherapy will allow you to reduce your functional limitations in order to recover your optimal physical abilities.
Why use a physiotherapist?
Physiotherapy is beneficial to people of all ages. For children, pediatric physiotherapy care is offered to counteract the effects of a developmental delay, a motor problem or a torticollis of the child. Home physiotherapy care is also available to seniors to help reduce the impact of aging and related effects, including delaying loss of independence.
How is a physiotherapy session?
When you first meet with a physiotherapist, he/she will be able, to make an assessment of your condition and the condition that drives you to consult. His/Her questions will help him/her find out more about your medical history current health issues, the medications you are taking, and the medical tests or treatments you have already received.
This first appointment will also allow your physiotherapist to conduct a series of physical tests to thoroughly analyze the nature of the problem(s) that plague you to determine the cause. Once you have a good understanding of your condition, your physiotherapist will be able to advise you on treatments that will help you achieve your goals.
Treatments in physiotherapy are varied and use methods such as exercises, manual techniques, electrotherapy and thermotherapy. Your physiotherapist will be able to start these treatments at the first meeting or at subsequent meetings. In some cases, he may also recommend exercises to incorporate into your daily routine to improve your problems faster or to prevent the emergence of other limitations. Our approach is mainly functional and very often, it requires little equipment.
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