Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Services
Musculoskeletal physiotherapy focuses on excellent clinical assessment and diagnosis methods. As well as diagnostic skills, musculoskeletal physiotherapists possess a broad arsenal of manual therapy treatment techniques. Choosing a musculoskeletal physio is making a choice towards effective and efficient diagnosis, treatment. And the prevention of ongoing soft tissue and joint problems.BOOK AN APPOINTMENT NOW
Why Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Treament?
- Massage and manual therapy techniques.
- Joint mobilization and manipulation.
- Therapeutic exercises and stretches.
- Taping and bracing techniques.
- Shockwave Therapy and dry needling.
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy At Sydney Physio Clinic
At Sydney Physio Clinic our experience has shown us that a combination approach works best. Combining hands-on manual therapy techniques coupled with targeted exercise prescription and education, achieves the best patient outcomes. Musculoskeletal physiotherapists focus is on utilizing high quality manual techniques. Remembering that effective application of any manual therapy technique requires a sound understanding of pain physiology, neuromotor control of movement, human behavioral sciences. With this all being delivered based on a solid clinical reasoning platform.
What Is The Musculoskeletal System?
The musculoskeletal system also known as the locomotor system, is an organ system giving us the ability to move using the muscular and skeletal systems. With this locomotor system providing form, support, stability, protection and movement to the body.
The musculoskeletal system is made up of the body’s bones (skeleton), muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, joints. Including other connective tissue that support and bind tissues and organs together.
Issues With The Musculoskeletal System A Common Complaint
According to the Australian Institute Of Health and Welfare musculoskeletal conditions are the most common chronic conditions in Australia. Musculoskeletal conditions affect almost one-third of the population.
Data taken from the 2007–08 National Health Survey suggest:
- 3.1 million Australians are affected by some type of arthritis
- 1.6 million are affected by osteoarthritis
- 428,000 are affected by rheumatoid arthritis
- 1.9 million Australians are affected by some form of back problem
In 2004-05 Musculoskeletal conditions were the fourth leading contributor to direct health expenditure costing ($4.0 billion). This was following cardiovascular diseases ($5.9 billion), oral health ($5.3 billion) and mental disorder ($4.1 billion). Making musculoskeletal physiotherapy an important and busy business in managing Australia’s health.
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Sydney Physio Clinic
We provide professional physiotherapy treatments, whether it's sports injuries or chronic pain, our Sydney Physio Clinic on Macquarie Street Sydney & Randwick offers holistic care to ensure optimal recovery and long-term results.