Physiotherapy services in West Pennant Hills and Carlingford
Dry needling is applied with a solid background based on extensive anatomy, physiology and pain science. For dry needling to be effective as therapuetic modality it requires the skills to identify trigger points, tissue compliance and local anatomy.
Within the physiotherapy profession, manual therapy is defined as a clinical approach utilizing a skilled technique. This specific hands-on technique can be used for diagnosing and treatment of pathologies. Pathologies usually involve the musculo-skeletal or neural system.
Therapeutic ultrasound is the use of high frequencies of sound for therapeutic purposes. In physiotherapy applications, the frequency level is usually in between 0.7 to 3.3 MHz.
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is the photon energy application to a pathology to promote tissue regeneration, reduce inflammation, swelling and relive pain.
In studies, exercise therapy is proven to be effective in restoration of normal musculoskeletal function and reducing pain caused by a overuse, wear and tear or injury.
A tailored exercise therapy plan is designed by the physiotherapist. It is often accompanied by the other physiotherapy interventions. There is usually a constant interaction between the physiotherapist and the patient throughout the treatment period program.
At the end of the treatment, patient continues to exercise at home. This provides the patients an independency in the self management of their problem.
In studies, the effect of exercise therapy has been researched extensively and it is proven to be effective in restoration of normal musculoskeletal function and reducing pain. It also helps improve physical, psychological, emotional, and social well being.
Deep tissue massage
Massage is defined as the systematic manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for a curative effect. Soft tissues include muscles, tendons, ligaments, skin, blood and lymphatic vessels, It aims to improve blood flow, bring about healing effects and physical, psychological changes in general. wellbeing.
It is the application of electricity to body to obtain pain relief, muscle stimulation, increase local blood flow and reduction of swelling.
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