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Understanding Physiotherapy

18 August 2020
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

There are some injuries, diseases or disabilities that may leave you requiring pain management, massage, movement help, advice and education on improving the quality of your life, exercise, manual therapy, stiffness reduction, rehabilitation, etc. You may be required to visit a physiotherapy clinic to get the help you need. Here is further insight into physiotherapy.  Who Is a Physiotherapist? They are specialists with vast knowledge and experience on a person's anatomy and physiology, meaning that they can professionally administer the treatments mentioned above. Read More …

4 Interesting Facts About Physiotherapy

23 March 2020
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Physiotherapy is an effective way to get rid of muscle pains, improve muscle strength and restore the functionality of an injured body part. The article below discusses a few interesting facts about physiotherapy.  Fact 1: Physiotherapy and Massage Most people confuse physiotherapy with massage. Well, the truth is, the two are intimately connected. While physiotherapy is not massage, massage is a type of physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is mainly offered in medical settings by trained and experienced physiotherapists. Read More …

Important Considerations for Hiring A Sports Physiotherapist

20 December 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you or someone close to you is involved in competitive sports, you need to hire a sports physiotherapist. A physiotherapist gives massages to players, advice on stretching and warm-up exercises as well as provides first aid. He or she can also check the healing progress of old injuries. Having a good physiotherapist will enhance the performance of a player. The care of a physiotherapist can help prevent little problems from worsening. Read More …

Using Osteopathy to Heal Herniated Spinal Discs

12 November 2019
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

The spinal discs are in place to absorb any shock which might come from falls, twists and any sudden movements of the spine. The discs are held in place by vertebrae above and below them. They are also sealed into place by ligaments running on both sides of the spine. However, sometimes, excess pressure on the spine can lead to the soft center of the disc getting out of alignment, which is known as disc herniation. Read More …

Why Do You Need to Fast Before an Abdominal Ultrasound?

28 February 2019
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If you're booked in for an abdominal ultrasound, then you'll be given a set of instructions telling you how to prepare for the procedure. These instructions will tell you if you need to fast before the procedure and how long you should fast for. Why do you need to fast before you have your ultrasound? Can you eat or drink anything at all during this period? Fasting Makes Abdominal Ultrasounds More Effective Read More …