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What Is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a technique that uses certain massages, movements and pressure points to treat an injured area. This helps to restore the movement and function of that part of the body.

This is commonly used to treat patients after a surgical procedure that limits movement. The specialist works together with the patient to establish a work plan and advice to follow to help the patient be independent as much as possible.

Many people can be treated by this kind of therapy, from neck pain, sports injury, surgical recovery or something major such as an accident.

Physiotherapy promotes health by injury prevention, close care, rehabilitation, maintenance of functional mobility, chronic disease management, and patient education and involvement.

How Does Physiotherapy Works?

Physiotherapists, who are are health professionals, work as a team with their patients helping them reach their goals and to get better.

Physiotherapists also work closely with chiropractors to plan and manage the treatment, tailored for each patient according to their needs.

Advanced techniques are used to treat and prevent a wide range of health conditions and movement disorders. Physiotherapy helps patients to repair damage, reduce lack of movement and pain, increasing mobility and improve quality of life.

Health Conditions Where Physiotherapy is Useful:

  • Orthopedic:  To prevent and manage orthopedic conditions such osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, stiffness in articulations or amputations.
  • Sports Recovery: To prevent or improve conditions caused by the practice of all types of sports.
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions: Such as neck and back pain, where specific movements and exercises are prescribed to recover mobility.
  • Pediatric Conditions: To support the child’s development where issues such lack of mobility, clumsiness or hyperactivity are present.
  • Neurological Conditions: Helping patients with conditions such spinal or brain damage  recover certain mobility and improving life quality.
  • Incontinence Conditions: In men and women and children,  to help in the dysfunction of the pelvic floor, because of birth, menopause, prostate problems, etc.

What Are The Techniques Used By Physiotherapy?

Hand Techniques

Such as massages, muscle stretching, joint manipulation / mobilization, and neural tension treatments.

Physiotherapy Taping

By the use of kinesiology tape, the specialist can help improve the movement or to prevent injuries. Commonly used in sports and minor articulation or bone sprains.


A form of alternative medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body to manipulate the flow of energy in specific points, helping to reduce pain or stimulating self healing.

Physiotherapy Exercises

Specific movements designed to get strength in muscles and joins, improving their function and mobility.

Sports Physiotherapy

Specific movements and muscle stretching to assist in specific sports injury or even useful to prevent an injury while practicing sports.

Bio mechanical Analysis

Consist in the study of the structure, function or development of the body of the patient to determine corrective actions to prevent injuries or to improve the development or skills of those who practice sports.

What Can I Do if I Need Physiotherapy Treatment?

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