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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy sessions are always personalized according to the client's goals, whether they want to get rid of pain, make sure the sport is safe or recover from injuries and surgeries.

What does a physiotherapy session look like?

1

Let's get to know you

In the conversation with the client, the physiotherapist understands the nature of the primary problem, its duration and possible causes, which helps to guide the further session.

2

Motion analysis

We analyze your movement, posture and muscle condition. This provides the physiotherapist with a wealth of information on possible sources of pain and compensatory patterns. The physiotherapist evaluates the human biomechanical system (joint mobility, nervous system function, muscle performance, ligament / cartilage structure).

3

We create a treatment plan

The preparation of a treatment plan consists of cooperation between the client and the physiotherapist in order to find a treatment program that meets the person's goals and activity level. We find out the causes of the problem and how to overcome them.

4

Manual therapy and movement

We use a systemic combination of manual therapy and movement to help your body work at full capacity. Manual therapy allows you to open a window in the body's tissues and nervous system, where the body is more susceptible to the necessary changes. The corresponding movement and exercise material shown by the physiotherapist is designed to capture the changes created in manual therapy.
Our physiotherapists will help you achieve the best version of yourself.

Frequently asked questions

What does a physiotherapist do?

A physiotherapist is a specialist in the conservative treatment of the skeletal muscle system. The physiotherapist evaluates the human biomechanical system (joint mobility, nervous system function, muscle performance, ligament / cartilage structure) and creates treatment sessions according to the identified problems to promote pain reduction and restoration of structural strength and mobility.

What are the concerns to seek physical therapy?

In general, physiotherapy deals with trauma and rehabilitation, post-operative rehabilitation, post-mortem problems, nerve pain and nerve damage, recurrent pain and tension, improving athletic performance, preventing disabilities, and controlling physical fitness.

Further explanations for seeking physical therapy:
Common worries - Muscle tension, back pain, neck pain, radiating pain in the arms or legs, before / after a long flight, starting a new sport

Athletes - Overload injuries (Achilles tendon, knee pain, shoulder pain), trauma, ankle twist, knee trauma, shoulder trauma, wrist trauma, constant pain during training, performance optimization, recovery

Office workers - tension in the back, tension in the middle of the back, death of the hands, buttock pain, back pain, neck pain, elbow pain, carpal tunnel syndrome (in the field)

On the doctor's recommendation - pre- or post-operative, trauma that does not require surgery, pain for which medication does not help, chronic pain

Older people - long-term pain, arthritic pain, back pain, radiating pain

It is not always necessary to consult a physiotherapist with a specific problem, routine check-ups are always helpful to make sure that the physical ability meets the client's wishes.

How many times do you need to attend physiotherapy sessions?

It completely depends on the causes and nature of the problem and how long the problem has lasted. Therefore, we cannot say exactly how many times it is necessary to attend physiotherapy sessions, in general, a considerable difference is noticed with 1-3 sessions. The physiotherapist will definitely be able to advise on the expected number of sessions after the first visit.

How can a physiotherapist help?

The physiotherapist uses the body's own healing potential, modification of sports and daily activities, various manual therapy techniques, physical therapies (cold, hot, ultrasound, electrotherapy, etc.) and independent exercises to fix the techniques to resolve the anxiety as quickly as possible and achieve long-term results.

Depending on the problem, as a rule, after physiotherapy, manual therapy is started. Manual therapy means that a physiotherapist manipulates the body's soft tissues, joints and nervous system to speed up healing processes, change muscle activation, movement patterns or reduce the load on a certain area of ​​the body to allow rapid healing.

In addition to manual therapy, the physiotherapist can also use other treatments, such as kinesiotaping, dry needling, acupuncture, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization.

How to prepare for a physiotherapy session?

If you have been researched about the problem, it would be good to take the relevant information with you!

Bring comfortable clothing that is comfortable to move around, and if necessary, you can also see the area being treated.

Consume water - water helps the body to work and recover. This makes the effects of physiotherapist techniques much more effective.

Do not eat difficult-to-digest food just before coming to the physiotherapist - as consuming a large meal draws a lot of blood around the stomach for digestion, it can significantly reduce the benefits of physiotherapist techniques.

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