Physiotherapy is a drug-free health care practice. Physiotherapists work in partnership with individuals of all ages to break down the barriers to physical function whether that means working with patients pre and post surgery, helping people come back from illness and chronic disease, injury and age related conditions. Physiotherapists also play an important role in health promotion and disease prevention. Physiotherapy is the treatment of preference for many who suffer from pain whether in the back or neck, or joint pain such as hips, knees, ankles, wrists, elbows or shoulders.
Physiotherapy has proven to be effective in the treatment and management of arthritis, diabetes, stroke and traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and a range of respiratory conditions offering those afflicted with tools and techniques to acquire and maintain an optimum level of function and pain free living.
Benefits of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy can make a difference in an individual's ability to live an active, healthy lifestyle.
Physiotherapy is the key to restoring and maintaining a level of physical function that permits independent living. Physiotherapy is one way to successfully push physical limitations.
Physiotherapy benefits include decreasing pain, improving joint mobility, increasing strength and coordination and improving cardiorespiratory function. Everyone can benefit from physiotherapy whether you are living with a chronic illness, recovering from a work injury or suffering after that weekend hockey game.
Physiotherapy offers a range of specialized services of benefit to patients with heart and lung disease, traumatic, workplace and athletic injuries, amputations, arthritic joints, stroke, brain injury, spinal cord and nerve injury, cancer and pre- and post-surgical needs
What is physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is the treatment and prevention of physical injuries and movement problems.
Education and preventative measures help patients gain the highest possible level of independent function.
At Zoom Physiotherapy, you get a half hour of 1-on-1 treatment and are also taught a home exercise program to help with your recovery so that you can get back to what you enjoy doing.
A physiotherapist is sometimes called a physical therapist. These terms mean the same thing.
Not all people who provide “physiotherapy” are registered physiotherapists. You should inquire to confirm that they have the training and qualifications to be a registered physiotherapist.