Physiotherapy is made up of a number of different treatment methods for parts of the human body. It can be utilised as a preventative measure, treat minor problems or help overcome major physical obstacles such as learning to walk again after a traumatic injury. Our bodies are highly resilient, but in cases that injuries are too catastrophic for your body to recover from alone, there is Cairnhill Physiotherapy to help.
Our experts can help support your physical rehabilitation in several ways. Treatment is tailored to the individual’s needs based on the severity of their injury – meaning timelines of treatment can vary. However, when working with a physiotherapist, they will work their specialist skills to improve your walking ability. In your first appointment, you will have an assessment to determine the best course of treatment. Here are some methods we use:
Massage therapy aids movement re-education and mobilises the muscles and trigger points. With a holistic approach, it supports clients’ mental, emotional and physical needs. Here are some techniques and additional ways it can be beneficial:
This involves inserting fine needles into specific points throughout the body to stimulate nerves which send messages to your spinal cord and midbrain to release chemicals. This can trigger other chemicals in the body to help natural healing.
Our specialised onsite rehabilitation gym helps lay the foundations for injury recovery, gaining strength and maintaining general well-being. A treatment plan will be put in place and will be done on-site with our physios at your side every step of the way.
For clients who have trouble moving their legs initially, our physios will assist moving legs with gentle stretching and gradually increasing the range of motion they apply throughout a course of sessions. Once some movement has returned, the next phase would be active range of motion. Starting with small movements, the client would perform active range of motion
If you are suffering from an injury and unable or having trouble walking, get in touch today to meet our expert physios and discuss your rehabilitation plan to return you back to your physical best. It’s never too early to plan or too late to start. Contact us now.