Why consult a Qualified physiotherapist?
A physiotherapist can improve muscle tension, exercise performance, sleep pattern, cardiovascular health, balance in older adults, joint range of motion, quality of life, etc.
To relieve pain. Pain can be acute or chronic and may be due to injury, strain, sprain, cramps, nerve-related, post-operative, maternal, burns, deformity, disability, certain disease/condition related, etc.
To relieve restricted movements. Movement restriction may be due to an underlying disease/condition, post-operative, congenital disorder, or maybe the result of neuromuscular and orthopedic impairments, etc.
For faster recovery from injury, post-operative, certain diseases/conditions, etc.
To attain overall physical fitness which may be biomechanics-related, posture-related, and sports-related, etc.
Any problem related to muscle, bone, joint, ligament, tendon, cardiothoracic, neuro-muscular, pre/post-operative, maternal, obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, geriatric problems, chronic conditions, physical fitness, sports-related injury, etc.
Conditions for what you can visit a physiotherapist
Some of the commonest conditions for which you can consult a physiotherapist include lower-back pain, fibromyalgia pain, relieving tension headaches, reducing the pain of osteoarthritis, decreasing rheumatoid arthritis pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, helping chronic neck pain, joint replacement pain, decreasing migraine frequency, etc.
Physiotherapists do pre-operative physiotherapy in order to better prepare patients for surgery so that they have the best outcome and experience a shorter recovery time.
Some pediatric conditions in which a physiotherapist can help with a delayed milestone, and improve motor control in children, some conditions such as cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, clubfoot, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, brachial plexus injury in children, congenital heart disease, congenital spine deformities, congenital torticollis, cystic fibrosis. Down syndrome, Dysphagia, Erb’s palsy, Flexion deformity of the knee, spina bifida occulta, autism, etc.
Some neurological conditions for which you can consult a physiotherapist are such as a
Stroke, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Traumatic brain injury in both adults and pediatric, Spinal cord injuries, Ataxia, etc.
Cardio-respiratory conditions to consult a physiotherapist are such as
Tetralogy of Fallout
hypertension and hypotension
COPD, Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis, Emphysema
Congenital cardiac failure
A respiratory infection such as Pneumonia, Peripheral vascular disease, Angina, Heart attack, Heart or Lung injury, or surgery, etc.
Benefits of physiotherapy treatment
The benefits of physiotherapy treatment include
Better balance and coordination
Optimize function in affected areas
increase stamina and endurance
reduce contractures, also, optimizing independence, and improve athletic performance.