Physiotherapy is often used as a prescribed method of treatment for sports injuries, after surgery. It is even to help with recovery from stroke and heart attacks. This form of treatment plays a significant role in getting people back on their feet and lead a normal life. However, not many people realize that there are many other problems that a trained physiotherapist can help with. Here are the top 3 healthcare problems you can get our physiotherapist to help with:
Yes, it’s true, we can help with your chronic headaches, even if they have been bugging you for years. Of course there are some headaches that physio will not improve. However the majority of chronic headaches are in fact tension headaches, which is just the thing that appropriate physiotherapy can help fix.
Many people are told that there is nothing that can be done about their painful and arthritic knees, apart from waiting until the point where they desperately need a replacement. However, what many people don’t get told, is that if you are given the tools to keep your knees strong and functioning then it holds off the need for a replacement for much longer AND you get much better quality of life while doing it.
Chronic back pain
For many people, their back pain is severe and chronic. In most cases, there is something we can do to help. Although we don’t promise to magically make your pain disappear, we can help you decrease the amount of pain and discomfort. We can even work towards getting back into things that may have once been thought lost. This is normally done through a combination of hands on physiotherapy and carefully prescribed exercises to get you moving better and get you stronger in the right areas. For more info on how we can help with your back pain, click here.
So there you have it, three very common things that many people didn’t realize physiotherapy could help with.