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What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession concerned with the assessment, maintenance and restoration of the physical function and performance of the body.
It is a distinct form of care which can be perfomed in isolation or in conjunction with other types of medical management. Used in conjuction with certain medical or surgical operations, physiotherapy can complement these techniques to help provide a speedy return to normal activity. In sports injuries the above is true and also needs to communicate with coaches and have an understanding of the sport in which the patient participates.

How can Physiotherapy help me?

Physiotherapy can be useful in the diagnosis and management of a range of injuries, disease processes and other conditions by identifying the problem, the causes and predisposing factors. Identifying factors such as poor posture, improper techniques, muscle imbalance, poor work practices or other bad habits, allow interventions to be made to correct these factors. Injuries - physiotherapy can help you get back to work and sport more quickly by providing rehabilitation programs. After surgery physiotherapy guides patients immediately post-operative to full recovery.

Terry Newsome's special treatments are in sports injuries, soft tissue injuries, back and neck pain, postural problems, rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgery and fractures.

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