Physiotherapy is a primary care discipline which aims to restore the body’s optimal functional performance.
Therapeutic process meant to reinstate the quality and integrity of body movements (mainly of the musculoskeletal system) through the use of different treatment modalities: manual techniques, joint mobilizations, manipulations, movements, active exercises, massage, electric stimulation and therapeutic waves, application of heat and cold, etc.
Centred on client empowerment, these interventions can help restore the physical abilities required for everyday functions related to work, leisure and sports activities.
Applications of physiotherapy:
Musculoskeletal disorders: acute or chronic sprains, sciatica, fractures, sports injuries, herniated discs, back pain, joint pain, scoliosis, tendonitis, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, joint problems caused by repetitive motion, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc..
Balance disorders, loss of coordination or sensitivity, decreased strength, endurance and proprioception.
Advice and information on how to improve and maintain physical fitness and postural hygiene, participate in sports and prevent disease.
Duration: 30 to 45 minutes.