COMMON PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICES
SPORTS INJURIES & THERAPY
With the growing population of adolescences and adults participating in sport and physical activity, the need for injury rehabilitation and prevention has also grown. Return to activity is a key theme when dealing with athletic injuries. This can be done through; Exercise prescription to increase strength, regain range of motion, and overall increase the activity level, Kinesio Taping techniques to support and stabilize affected areas.
ACCIDENT INJURIES & WHIP LASH
Whiplash related injuries, leading to a sore neck, headaches, dizziness, stiffness and pain in the shoulder area, can be address with physiotherapy techniques. Acupuncture can help with general healing and true physical therapy to the affected areas can reduced symptoms and increase daily function.
ROTATOR CUFF SYNDROME
Instability and stiffness within the shoulder can cause a lot of pain, and many times may seem incurable. Adhesions amongst the shoulder muscles and surrounding stabilizers will create pain and instability in the shoulder. The work done at Weber Physiotherapy can help diminish the pain severity. Strengthening the shoulder muscles and stabilizers can assist in preventative measure for shoulder pain.
SCIATICA & LOW BACK PAIN
Low back pain can be attributed to many external factors including lifestyle and workplace environments. Typically low back pain is caused by weakness in the abdominals, tightness in the major muscle groups that support and stabilize your torso, and poor postural positioning. Reducing tension in those muscle groups helps alleviate pain in the lower back. As well increasing flexibility and strength can attribute to prevention treatments. Modifications to work and at home ergonomics can also help prevent and decrease occurrence of problematic low back conditions.
REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY
Overuse injuries and reoccurring conditions can be hard to deal with and sometime left untreated for several years. Techniques used, specifically myofascial release can forever rid you of those ongoing aches and pains caused from tight muscles, and built up scar tissue. Preventative measure will be taken in order to stop the reoccurrence of such injuries. These may include ankle, knee, lower back, and shoulder injuries.
HEADACHES & MIGRAINES
Many of the problems leading to chronic and reoccurring headaches can be treated with physiotherapy and acupuncture. Most times, you are experiencing these due to muscle tightness in the neck and shoulders. Using techniques to decrease tension and increase circulation to the muscles, those used at Weber Physiotherapy, can successfully help to decrease reoccurrence of chronic headaches. Acupuncture has also been proven to help treat headaches and migraines. The combination of modalities used at Weber Physiotherapy Clinic has proven success to reduce headaches and migraines.
Pain under the knee cap and around the knee has most often been identified as Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) or Runners Knee. Both of these conditions can be treated at our clinic. Often times muscle tension in the quadriceps, hamstrings and gluts can be linked to knee pain. Reducing tightness in the major muscle groups that stabilize the knee joint can reduce pain in and around the knee. Stretching and strengthening those muscles can also be used as a preventative measure to decrease the reoccurrence of such pain.