What makes physiotherapy special?
Our bodies are amazing machines! With hundreds of different muscles and joints that make up our physical bodies, it’s not surprising that it occasionally cries out in pain or refuses to do what we are asking it to do. Physiotherapists work with people of all ages to break down the barriers to physical health and function. Perhaps you are recovering from a work related injury, you are preparing for, or recovering from surgery, coming back from an illness or chronic disease, industrial or motor vehicle accident, or any age related conditions, physiotherapy can help.
What skills do physiotherapists have?
Physiotherapists work in many area’s including:
- Men’s and woman’s health
- Senior citizens
PT’s are primary health care professionals with a significant role in the promotion and treatment of injuries and disease.They combine their in depth knowledge of the body and how it works, with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability.
Under the careful guidance of our therapists a wide range of therapeutic exercises and treatment programs are tailored to your individual needs, to alleviate pain and help you reach your potential.Our services include:
- Pre and post operative Rehabilitation
- Sports physiotherapy
- Manual therapy
- Electrotherapy modalities
- Scientific therapeutic exercise prescriptions
How will a physiotherapist evaluate my needs?
Physiotherapists begin with an assessment that may include a series of tests to determine range of motion, muscle strength, postural alignment and abnormalities in movement patterns, body mechanics, and quality of daily activities.Other tests may include those for sensation, balance, co-ordination and nerve function.
One of our therapists will evaluate your specific needs at the time of your first visit.They will conduct a thorough, objective assessment in an attempt to hone in on any problems or dysfunctions.Based on the results of the assessment, your provider will educate you and design a personalized plan of care tailored to meet your individual needs.
Our aim at Reactive Health is to help you reach your potential and to live a pain free, healthy lifestyle!