What is Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy, also known as Physical Therapy, is a healthcare profession that focuses on promoting, restoring, and maintaining optimal physical function and mobility. It involves the use of various techniques, exercises, and modalities to assess, diagnose, and treat a wide range of physical conditions, injuries, and disabilities.
Thrive Now Physiotherapists use their training to work with you to improve movement, alleviate pain, and enhance your overall wellbeing!
Benefits of Physiotherapy
Pain ReliefPhysiotherapy often involves manual therapy and therapeutic exercises for pain management and relief. Sometimes more focused modalities, like ultrasound, laser, or electrical stimulation, can be incorporated.
Improved MobilityPhysiotherapy aims to enhance joint mobility, muscle flexibility, and overall range of motion. This is particularly helpful if you are recovering from surgery, injuries, or conditions that limit movement.
RehabilitationPhysiotherapy is crucial in post-surgical and post-injury rehabilitation. It can help you regain strength, coordination, and function, so you can enjoy your daily activities and sports again.
PreventionPhysiotherapists work to identify risk factors for injuries or movement impairments and provide strategies to prevent them. This is especially important for athletes and individuals with physically demanding jobs.
Conditions Physiotherapy Can Address
Physiotherapy can address a wide range of conditions, including but not limited to:
If you live in the Cowichan Valley and are struggling with any of the above symptoms, Thrive Now is here to help you feel better. Book your assessment at Thrive Now in Cobble Hill or Duncan!