Physiotherapy works with patients to promote mobility, function, quality of life and movement potential. This occurs through examination, evaluation and treatment and may include massage therapy, exercises, postural advice, electrotherapy and manual techniques.
Superficial wounds constitute scrapes, bruises, discoloration, or swelling of minimal severity.
The changes that occur with aging can lead to problems with a person’s ability to move around, or mobility. Muscle weakness, joint problems, pain, disease, and neurological (brain and nervous system) difficulties can all contribute to mobility problems.
A fracture is a broken bone. A bone may be completely fractured or partially fractured in any number of ways (crosswise, lengthwise, in multiple pieces). Types of Fractures. Bones are rigid, but they do bend or "give" somewhat when an outside force is applied.
Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body’s joints.
Sport Related Injuries
Sports related injuries are caused by collisions with the ground, objects and other players and unexpected dynamic forces on limbs and joints can cause injury.
A muscle strain, or pulled muscle, occurs when your muscle is overstretched or torn. Strains can happen in any muscle, but they’re most common in your lower back, neck, shoulder, and the hamstring.
It's important to move around as soon as possible after surgery and follow your doctor's advice on getting active again. This will encourage your blood to flow and your wounds to heal, and will build up strength in your muscles.
Muscular Dysfunction occurs when a muscle has been strained and not treated at the time. This type of problem is called chronic and takes time to improve. Areas of hard compacted tissue can be left with in the muscle, where the fibres have been bound together and are unable to glide freely.
Our approach towards recover after an injury focuses on the healing process, applying techiniques to help restore full a full range of motion and function, regaining normal gait, regaining muscle strength and finally regaining endurance through the use of the previously affected area.
Optimum Performance helps people of all levels of experience, strength and stamina achieve their fitness goals by utilising the latest training techniques.