In manual therapy, the physiotherapist treats the muscles and joints while examining the structures that may cause the pain. It is particularly suitable for muscle and joint pain, such as headache, shoulder or lower back pain, for rapid pain relief or postoperative treatment to restore normal movement of the joints.
Therapeutic exercises strengthen damaged structures and restore normal movement. Training is often necessary to keep the issue away long-term. The physiotherapist plans and instructs the exercise program at the gym, monitors your progress and makes changes as needed.
Most muscle and joint pain is caused by repetitive actions such as continuous lifting, mouse use, or poor working positions. Such ailments generally do not improve before the repetitive workload has been adequately reduced. A physiotherapist can help improve workplace ergonomics on site and propose alternative work tools and working methods.
Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese treatment method in which needles are inserted at certain points on the body. Acupuncture is a great way to relieve pain without the use of pain medication.
LPG machine effectively reduces swelling caused by joint or muscle inflammation or surgical operations. LPG also accelerates the healing of tissues, which is why it is also used to treat muscle and joint pain.
Shockwave is a therapy device that can be used to improve the healing of tendon injuries such as tennis elbow, calcific tendonitis and plantar fascitis. Shockwave is one of the few effective methods to improve the rate of healing of tendons.
The alignment of the feet affect the position of the entire body and incorrect alignment can cause, for instance, ankle, knee and low-back pain. The alignment can be corrected with insoles. The best way to accomplish this is to scan the feet with a 3D scanner to create a starting point for the insoles and make adjustments based on a physiotherapist's analysis of the feet during movement. The insole can be further individualized with custom stiffness and materials.
In the past, the position of the spine has only been possible to determine reliably with an X-ray image. However, now a spine scanner, called SpinalMouse, allows accurate measurement of the position and mobility of each vertebrae with no harmful radiation or the need for a doctor's referral. After the measurement, you receive a printout with all the results.
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