Musculoskeletal physiotherapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy treating injuries and conditions that affect the muscles, joints and soft tissues.
Injuries which can be treated by musculoskeletal physiotherapy can include...
- Ligament sprains
- Muscle strains
- Arthritis and joint pain - neck, knees, shoulders, etc.
- Pre and post surgery rehabilitation
- Fracture rehabilitation
- Back pain and sciatica
These injuries can require a musculoskeletal physiotherapy assessment and treatment sessions to optimise healing and speed the recovery process.
Some of the treatments which the musculoskeletal physiotherapist may use can include....
- Exercise therapy
- Manual therapy
- Biochemical assessment
- Deep soft tissue massage