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The Benefits of Physiotherapy

Updated: Dec 2, 2022

Physiotherapy is a highly effective treatment for injuries, diseases and various body disorders. It helps to improve the mobility, movement and function of an affected area. Physiotherapy sessions are also useful in preventing future injuries to a previously sprained body part.

Physiotherapy is always performed by trained professionals who have achieved a degree at university and possess extensive knowledge about any Neurological, Respiratory, Cardiovascular and Neuromusculoskeletal issues.

Why Invest in Physiotherapy?

Prevent Surgery

Surgery should always be the last resort for any injury. Physiotherapy helps your body to heal in the initial stages so you can recover at a faster rate. If you have no choice but to experience surgery, physiotherapy sessions before and after the procedure can also make it easier to start moving normally.

Reduce The Symptoms of a Stroke

Suffering a stroke can be extremely detrimental to your quality of life. Following stroke surgery, it can be difficult to regain a sense of balance, movement and direction.

Physiotherapy focuses on specialised movement patterns so those who have experienced a stroke can regain their independence. This includes a range of breathing exercises that focus on restoring blood flow and optimal lung capacity in the body.

Easing Pregnancy

During pregnancy, many women go through changes to their health and wellbeing. This includes fluctuating hormones and struggling to be physically active due to increased body weight.

Physiotherapy sessions can aid pregnant women by showing them low-intensity exercises they can do regularly to reduce stress and maintain a good level of fitness. Physiotherapists will also guide you on what activities you should avoid.

Eliminate Pain

One of the best benefits of physiotherapy is the alleviation of pain. Patients who suffer from arthritis, muscle sprains or tendonitis can massively benefit from frequent physiotherapy sessions.

Physiotherapists will use a large array of therapeutic techniques, ultrasound and exercises with soft tissue mobilisation. All of which can help to reduce chronic pains that are damaging a person’s quality of life.

If you’re interested in a physiotherapy session, feel free to book online. Alternatively, if you would like more information please give us a call on 0208 874 4500.

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