Physiotherapy Advice For Tennis Players

Tennis is enjoyed by people of all ages and with more and more indoor courts springing up around the country it’s no longer confined to the summer months. Whether you play tennis competitively or just for fun and exercise, there are a few important things to follow to keep you in good health and free from injury. Physiotherapy has long been associated with physical movement and well-being and it can educate you in these matters. Here are a few things to consider.
First up, if you are new to the game it’s worth a visit to the GP before you pick up a racquet. Any existing conditions or physical problems should be assessed by a medical doctor to ensure your body is going to be able to cope with a higher level of activity. If you already have an injury, visit a physiotherapist to help get you back into a good physical state and then ask them for advice about exercises that can help you prepare for tennis. Read more…

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BUPA Puts Pressure on Physiotherapy

BUPA’s introduction of its recent tender process has caused anger and grave concern amongst private physiotherapists. BUPA is the largest private medical insurer in the UK and has been reviewing orthopaedic services recently, now moving on to the reported inequalities in private physiotherapy services. BUPA’s intentions are stated to be to look at the alleged inequalities in quality, cost and customer service in physiotherapy provision across the country. Six thousand physiotherapists have been effectively requested to enter a price competition to be allocated BUPA patients.

BUPA has asked physiotherapists and practices to complete the online tender process by Friday 24th April, covering information about customer services, quality, the practice and the base prices they can offer. Only if approved will they be granted the status of BUPA Approved Physiotherapy Provider. BUPA stated wish is to provide their customers with proven quality physiotherapy at a fair price and close to where they live. There is also a drive to standardise the length of sessions albeit with consideration of clinical variables and to set sessional benchmark rates. Read more…

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Tmj Physiotherapy – The Importance Of Physiotherapy

Tmj Physiotherapy

If pain is a problem subsequently physiotherapy is the solution. Study and experiences confirm that physiotherapy has kept on a exceptionally effective tool against pains and injuries ranging out of less significant to major. Hence the prescription of physiotherapy can never be a wrong one in situation of curing pain or injury. Tmj Physiotherapy

In case when a joint complication is to be dealt with by the help of physiotherapy, a physiotherapist may twist or fold the limbs having infirmities into positions which are not usually posed i.e. contortion may be the part of physiotherapeutic treatment. Read more…

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Physiotherapy Q & A: Four Things To Know Before Your First Physiotherapy Visit

If you have never been to see a physiotherapist, you may be a little unsure or uneasy about what to expect during your initial visit. Your age, extent of pain and preferred treatment procedure may have a direct bearing on the type of physiotherapy you can expect to receive. Your course of treatment really depends on the age and intensity of the your injury.

Below is a short overview of what you will encounter on your initial visit to the physiotherapist:

Should I speak with a physician before setting up time with a physiotherapist? Read more…

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Physiotherapy Services At Don Mills Health Care

Don Mills Health Care is committed to providing high quality physiotherapy treatment in order to help you manage many physical problems in the body.

Headed by our caring Registered Physiotherapist, our advanced Physiotherapy Department can assist you in overcoming a variety of physical conditions including joint and muscle pain, chronic conditions, neurological issues and weight management.

At Don Mills Heath Care, our physiotherapy treatment is considered advanced because we use a combination of skilled hands on therapy, along with state-of-the art rehabilitation equipment such as Vibrational Wave, MEDEX Core Strengthening, Shockwave Therapy, Traction, etc. Read more…

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Is There a Difference Between Physiotherapist and Physical Therapist in Singapore? Look for a Specialised Physiotherapy Treatment that works!

Is There a Difference Between Physiotherapist and Physical Therapist in Singapore? Look for a Specialised Physiotherapy Treatment that works!

The term physical therapist and physiotherapist are exchangeable. The term physical therapist started in the United States, and physiotherapist has always been used in the UK. In Singapore, you’ll find most people use the term ‘physiotherapist’. Read more…

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Physiotherapy For Pediatric Disorders

It is a sad day when one has to deal with pediatric disorders in the family.  Most people believe that children should never suffer from physical problems.  Yet, the reality must be faced that pediatric disorders can happen.  The good news is that physiotherapy offers some help for them.

Unfortunately, there are numerous pediatric disorders.  To name a few, there are: scoliosis, torticollis, Osgood-Schlatter, sports and traumatic injuries, reluctant walkers, developmental disorders, cerebral palsy, and genetic disorders.

Physiotherapy for scoliosis – a curvature of the spine – consists of exercises to strengthen the back.  Electrical stimulation is used for this type of pediatric disorders.  The stimulation goes directly to the skeletal muscles.  Chiropractic is also used in an effort to straighten the spine.

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Types of Physiotherapy That Help Low Back Pain

Latest physiotherapy treatment such as low level laser therapy (LLLT), microcurrent electrical stimulation (MET), spinal decompression therapy (DTS) is a medical breakthrough to help millions of people to conqueur their lower back pain

Low back pain affects about 80% of the Singapore population that they may suffer from it at some time in their lives. It is one of the most common reasons people visit the doctor. For many, the trouble is more than a passing incident; they need physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy. Read more…

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What Sport Physiotherapy Entails

Unless you’re an athlete  or are close to someone who is, you may not be all that familiar with sports physiotherapy.  It isn’t an occupation with which most people have a great deal of personal experience, after all.  This article will provide an overview of his very interesting and wide-reaching career field  and will outline some of the many things sports physiotherapists actually do..

The Collins English Dictionary (Second Edition) defines physiotherapy as “the treatment of disease or injury by physical means, such as massage or exercises, rather than by drugs [physio- (prefix) physical + therapy].  Thus, sports physiotherapy refers to the treatment of sports injuries by physical means. Read more…

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Sports Physiotherapy Breaks New Ground In Injuries

Sports Physiotherapy-The New Sports Science

Physiotherapists are now expanding their techniques and approaches to sports injuries with a new method of treatment called sports physiotherapy. Except for massage, it involves teaching sportsmen on the easy way to prevent sports injuries and providing first aid to wounds due to sports.

Full time athletes will of course need to utilse sports physio services when injured, but the field is just as useful to the part time athlete. Irrespective of ones age, the sport they play, or injury they receive, everyone can benefit from it. Anyone who is taking in activity like tennis, jogging or walking may meet with accidents. People are first taught about how to prevent accidents in sports physiotherapy for such reason. There is a necessity of doing warm up before exercises by health professionals. Some warm up kind of activities are really useful to aid the circulatory and respiratory systems of the body and besides it prevent the muscles from getting stiffened. To reduce hospital visits and prevent injuries you should get into get into such activities. Read more…

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