Treatment of Physical Therapy
Physiotherapy primarily concentrates on the treatment of injuries, disease and disorders through physical methods and therapy. Where medication and surgery are either concluded or in need of supportive practice then that is when physiotherapy through exercise, massage, manipulation and other treatments is used to re-energize the body to recuperate and functioning effectively.
Physiotherapists treat back and sports injuries but also provide therapy for physical problems arising from injury, disease, illness and ageing.
Musculoskeletal or Orthopaedic Physiotherapy
Musculoskeletal or Orthopaedic Physiotherapy treats conditions such as sprains, back pain, arthritis, strains, sport and workplace injuries plus reduced mobility due to incontinence, bursitis or problems with posture. Orthopaedic Physiotherapy is also used as rehabilitation following some kinds of surgery.
Cardiothoracic Therapy is the treatment of symptoms relating to the heart and lungs like asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and other cardio-respiratory or heart/lung disorders.
Neurological Physiotherapy is used to treat malfunctions of the nervous system and can include the treatment of spinal cord injuries, acquired brain injuries and strokes as well as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease. Neurological Physiotherapy is also be used for rehabilitation after brain surgery.