Physiotherapist’s works with you to provide Quality care to restore person’s abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily live. They are skilled in providing treatment, preventative advice, rehabilitation and care for people with short or long-term impairments and will develop a full treatment plan to suit your unique needs and to lead you to self-management.
What can I expect at my first physiotherapy visit?
On your initial visit, your physiotherapist will assess your specific condition. A detailed history of your injury will be taken and a full musculoskeletal examination will be performed. A clinical diagnosis will then be established to identify and appropriately treat your condition. Based on your assessment, individual goals will be created with you, and a specific physiotherapeutic treatment plan will be initiated.
What Can The Treatment Involve?
Your therapist may also use various modalities to speed your recovery and decrease pain.
Any one or a combination of the following modalities used may include:
- Manual therapy – hands-on stretching and mobilization of muscles bones and joints
- Electrotherapy – pain-relieving currents
- Education on pain management
Your therapist will also prescribe a specific exercise program to improve your strength, flexibility or function as needed. This program will be closely monitored and progressed by your therapist.
At Fotis Physio & Wellness, each program is customized to suit your individual needs with the goal of getting you back to normal activity independently and as soon as possible.
Should you require other services, such as massage therapy or custom orthotics assessments to further aid in your recovery, they are also offered on-site at Fotis Physio & Wellness.
- Acute or chronic back, neck and spinal pain
- Sprains and strains
- Muscle and joint pain
- Sports injuries
- Repetitive strain and office overuse injuries
- Post-operative care/recovery/rehabilitation
- Dizziness, Vertigo, Balance problems
- TMJ (Jaw) pain and clicking
- Tendonitis and bursitis
- Motor vehicle accidents