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Why do you need physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy helps people with medical conditions, disabilities or accidents that limit their ability to travel and work on a regular basis.

A customized physiotherapy program can help patients return to their previous functioning level, and encourage changes in activities and lifestyle that can help prevent further injuries and improve overall health and well-being. At the first sign of a any physical problem, primary care physicians often refer patients to physiotherapy, since it is considered an alternative approach to problem management.

What makes physiotherapy so important? Here are the top five ways that can benefit you;

Reduce or eliminate pain

Therapeutic exercises and methods of manual therapy, such as mobilization of joints and soft tissue, can help relieve pain and discomfort. Procedures such as electrical stimulation and taping can also help improve muscle and joint function. Such treatments can also prevent acute and chronic pain from returning.

Avoid surgery

Physiotherapy helps relieve pain or healing from an injury and prevent the need for surgery. And even if surgical intervention is required, you can benefit from preoperative physiotherapy. It will help you become stronger and in better shape before the surgical procedure - and you will recover more quickly afterwards. Health care costs are also lowered through the avoidance of surgery.

Improve mobility

If you have trouble standing, walking or moving - regardless of your age - physiotherapy will help. Strengthening and stretching exercises can help regain your ability to move. physiotherapists can fit individuals with crutches or any other assistive device or assess the prescription for orthotics.

Recover from a stroke

After a stroke, it is common to lose some degree of function and motion. Physiotherapy helps reinforce weakened body parts and strengthen gait and balance. It can also improve the ability of patients to switch and walk around so that they can feel more comfortable around the home and minimize the burden of care for shower, dressing, bathing and other tasks.

Recover from or prevent a sports injury

Physiotherapists understand how different sports and physical activities can increase your risk of particular types of injuries (such as distance runner stress fractures). They can devise suitable exercise programs for rehabilitation or prevention to ensure a safe return to your sport.

Take Away

While physiotherapy is best known for treating injuries and improving healing, it can treat other conditions with which it is not often connected. These include diabetes, obesity, damage to the nerves and low back pain. Physiotherapy moves your body, and the exercises are custom made for each patient to promote a healthy lifestyle. It helps the body to fight off illness in a way that is both safe and effective. Because of this, the medication's positive effects are not limited to a specific area or organ but affect the body as a whole and makes physiotherapy an efficient cure for almost every physical ailment the body has.

We at MyoDynamic physiotherapy can treat a variety of soft tissue injuries, aid in healing and restore strength to areas previously injured. Our trained professionals and state-of-the-art equipment can assess the cause of the pain and put you on the best path to return to normal.

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