Physiotherapy services in West Pennant Hills

Dry Needling

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.

Manual therapy

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.

Ultrasound therapy

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.

Laser therapy

Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is the photon energy application to pathology to promote tissue regeneration, reduce inflammation, swelling and relieve pain.

Exercise therapy

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.

Electrotherapy

It is the application of electricity to body to obtain pain relief, muscle stimulation, increase local blood flow and reduction of swelling.