When can i start physiotherapy

Many of you may have experienced an injury or pain, but were not quite sure when to commence physiotherapy. Your doctor may have said one thing and your friends another. We have outlined some really simple question and answers to guide you in the right direction.

Physiotherapy treatment can commence immediately after an injury has occurred, even as soon as the same day.

Immediately after an injury, our physiotherapist will assess the injury and determine a diagnosis as well as the severity of the condition. The physiotherapist will be able to advise you on your condition and whether further action needs to be taken such as an x-ray or referral to an orthopaedic surgeon.

You will receive immediate care and education about your injury by the physiotherapist.

It depends entirely on your injury, however the following is a general expected goals when seeing a typical physiotherapist:

– Pain relief
– Decrease muscles tightness or spasms
– Increase flexibility and movement
– Issue of supports, braces or strapping or walking aids.
– Education on your condition and how to look after your condition

It is not necessary to wait until the pain or swelling goes down before starting treatment. The earlier you begin treatment, the better your recovery rate. Your physiotherapist will assist the injured body part by reducing your symptoms with different physiotherapy techniques.

Our specialised treatments will not only relief your pain, but most importantly, also repair your injured tissues, regenerate and remodel it into stronger tissues to prevent recurrence.

If you experience an injury and are unsure what to do, please do not hesitate to contact us at 67355368 for a FREE phone consultation.

We will be more than happy to assist you.

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