What Exactly is Physiotherapy?
Physical Therapists or Physiotherapists are medical professionals that help people through a variety of musculoskeletal issues. They use a variety of treatment interventions to help manage pain, improve movement, increase function and foster independence.
What does Physiotherapy include?
A physiotherapist is a trained and licensed medical professional with experience in diagnosing physical abnormalities, restoring physical function and mobility, maintaining physical function, and promoting physical activity and proper function. There are plenty of things a physiotherapist can help with, some of the most common are:
Cardiopulmonary: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, and Post-Myocardial Infarction
Hand Therapy: Carpal Tunnel, Trigger finger
Musculoskeletal: Back pain, Rotator Cuff Tears, TMJ disorders
Neurological: Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Parkinson’s Disease,
Pediatrics: Developmental Delays, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy
Sports Injuries: Concussion, Tennis Elbow, Knee Injuries
When you visit Copper City Physical Therapy you’ll be taken through a thorough assessment, then your physiotherapist will evaluate the findings from the examination and make clinical judgments. Next, the physiotherapist will formulate a diagnosis, and provide you with a therapy plan that will deliver the most effective and efficient results.