What does a physiotherapist do?
If you have a musculoskeletal pain or dysfunction, a physiotherapist is who you need to see, and you have come to the right place with Liberty Physio, Bankstown. A physiotherapist will conduct a thorough assessment, provide an accurate diagnosis, and appropriately treat and advise individuals who may be experiencing pain, or injury. The aim of physiotherapy is to aid in one’s recovery and maximise their potential for healing, helping them to return to sport or optimal daily function as soon as is possible.
Do I need a Physio?
People will typically come to see a physiotherapist if they are experiencing pain, movement limitation or dysfunction, weakness, changes to sensation (in the form of pins and needles or numbness), and/or impaired function in the activities of daily living. Physiotherapists will use a variety of treatment techniques, and these do depend on the particular patient presentation.
What can I expect in my consultation?
Some of which include joint mobilisations & manipulations, massage, taping and ultrasound therapy. Exercise therapy, or prescription, is also an integral component in physiotherapy and this includes strength retraining, balance training programs, postural re-education, stretching, neural stretching, and core stability exercises. A physiotherapist will treat all areas of the musculoskeletal system effectively. Whether the core of the problem is driven by a nerve, vessel, bone, joint, muscle, tendon or ligament, a physiotherapist is well trained to assess and treat your problem area. A skilled physiotherapist will perform a thorough examination and apply the appropriate treatment techniques to get you the results you want. If your problem is with a component of the musculoskeletal system, then a physiotherapist is who you need to see. The musculoskeletal system is our domain, that is where our expertise lie.