What Is Orthopaedic Physiotherapy?

This is the branch of physiotherapy concerned with the treatment of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments Orthopaedic Physiotherapy also includes pre and post-operative rehabilitation of the hip, shoulder, and knee. An Orthopedic & sports physiotherapy is a scientific approach to treatment following evidence-based guidelines. 

Initially, the physiotherapist will carry out a clinical assessment and this is followed by appropriate treatments. It is important to get to the source of the problem and prevent a re-occurrence. 

The treatment goal of the orthopedic physiotherapist is to provide pain relief, increase joint range, improve strength and flexibility and restore the patient to full function orthopedic conditions treated by us at the physio-company include:

•   Ligament Strain, Sprain or tear

•    Fracture Rehabilitation

•    Inflammation of tendons or Bursa

•    Osteo -Arthritis

•    Rheumatoid – Arthritis

•    Osteoporosis

•    Ankylosing Spondylitis

•    Scoliosis

•    Spondylolisthesis

•    Spondylolysis

•    Surgical Rehabilitation of the hip, shoulder, knee, and foot/ankle

Pre-operative physiotherapy can help to strengthen a patient physically and cardiovascularly. In the case of joint physiotherapy can help maintain and improve the range of movement prior to surgery and educate the client on their post-operative rehabilitation. 

This will facilitate the client to recover from surgery at a faster rate. Following orthopedic surgery, our team of physiotherapists will liaise closely with your surgeon to follow the recommended clinical protocol.