Read more about how our physiotherapist use their knowledge, tools, hands and machines help recovery and accelerate healing. Different techniques target specific structures, but they are always used in combination in order to get the maximum effect. It forms part of a complete treatment consultation. So, you will never be paying for only one technique, but your physiotherapist will switch between them as needed.

One treatment in isolation will not fix your problem. It’s the complete treatment package that shows the real improvement. The experience and skill of your physio makes all the difference to identify and apply the technique accurately and with precision. Our physiotherapists have years of clinical experience and in depth knowledge of your body’s anatomy considering our background in physiology and anatomical pathology. We understand different painful conditions and injuries and will know exactly what treatments are suitable to help you heal quicker.

Demonstration of physiotherapy treatment called sports massage Joint mobilization

We manipulate and mobilize soft tissue with a combination of different techniques like trigger point therapy, myofascial release and deep friction to alter movement patterns.

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Demonstration of physiotherapy treatment called Acupuncture

After making a diagnosis, needles are inserted at certain points identified by the Physiotherapist. Acupuncture needles stimulate nerve endings and activate an immune response which accelerates the healing of the tissue.

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Demonstration of physiotherapy treatment called strapping

Strapping is used to redirect forces in your body, to relieve pressure or strain off the painful area. Each type of strapping has its own function and acts on the tissue in various ways.

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Demonstration of physiotherapy treatment called ultrasound

An Ultrasound machine causes vibrations in your body’s cells. These vibrations increase the rate of cellular activity and stimulates small blood vessels to open up.

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Demonstration of physiotherapy treatment called laser therapy

As Physiotherapists, we use Low Level Laser Therapy. These lasers are called cold lasers because they do not burn. Over 4 000 studies support the effectiveness of lasers for tissue repair.

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Demonstration of physiotherapy treatment called TENS

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) involves the application of electrical current to the affected area. This is achieved via a number of electrodes that can be fixed to the skin.

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Manual therapy is a clinical approach, based on skilled, “hands on” treatment from your physiotherapist.  Our aim is to decrease pain and increase range of motion.

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Manual Therapy 

Visceral manipulation restores the normal movement of your internal organs and the connective tissue surrounding them. It is a very gentle, hands-on treatment technique.

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Visceral Manipulation

Inserting needles from 25mm to 100mm beneath the skin to stimulate an immune response. The clinical reasoning justifies the physiological effects.

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Some muscle spasms can be stretched, but if the origin is nerve, you’ll tear the fibers apart. Muscle tightness can guard a deeper underlying problem. If you keep on stretching, you’re working against your body’s way of protecting itself.

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Treatment of almost any injury or painful condition will involve some form of movement retraining. We use movement pattern retraining to teach you to find this safe, or ideal, zone of movement.

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The word mobilization means: to make something movable or capable of movement. In other words, joint mobilization is a treatment that involves movement of a joint with the aim of improving its capability to move.

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Do you feel like …
  • You thought the pain would get better by now

  • But the pain is still not going away, it’s just getting worse

  • Even the pain medication don’t do much

  • Frustrated by other health care staff that don’t really get you

  • Youtube stretches & DIY exercises are not working

  • No matter how much you rest it, its feels even more stiff & tight than before

This is what we can do for you

  • Diagnose the root cause of your problem

  • Find & treat the origin of your pain

  • Speed up your recovery with the right set of exercises

  • Lower or completely stop your need for painkillers

  • Avoid dangerous & costly surgery, and painful injections

  • Get you back to your life as soon & safely as possible

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