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Manual therapy is the use of the physiotherapists hands to mobilize joints, nerve tissue, and muscle. When these areas are not able to move properly, pain and lack of function can result. Manual therapy helps restore this movement
Exercise therapy is the use of specific movements to stretch or strengthen muscles and stabilize joints. Muscle imbalance can be caused by repetitive activities, poor posture, or sustained positions. Exercise therapy can help improve muscle balance.
Acupuncture is the insertion of extremently fine needles into specific points on the body. Acupuncture can be used to treat many musculoskeletal conditions including back/neck pain, joint pain, tendonitis, and headaches.
Electrotherapy is the use of electrical modalities to reduce pain and inflammation, and improve muscle strength. Electrotherapy modalities available include: IFC, TENS, ESTIM.
Ultrasound is the use of ultrasound waves to decrease pain and promote healing by improving circulation and reducing inflammation.
After pregnancy and delivery, a mom's body is not exactly how she remembers it! Restoring pelvic floor, abdominal, and back strength in a safe and gradual way prior to resuming regular physical activity is essential. Caring for a new baby can result in a variety of aches and pains. Back pain from feeding, shoulder pain from lifting, wrist pain from holding baby, and the list goes on......Physiotherapy can help.
Dizzy? Vestibular Rehabilitation is now available
Episodes of dizziness or vertigo can strike for a variety of reasons (i.e. trauma, car accident) and sometimes for no reason at all! When the vestibular system (inner ear) is involved, treatment using very specific exercises and movements can provide fast and effective relief. This type of treatment called vestibular rehab, is now offered at Physio Moves.