explaining lower back pain

Recovering From Spinal Surgery

If you’ve been suffering from chronic back pain, you may be hoping that spinal surgery will provide relief.

However, spinal surgery alone is only half of the equation. There is a recovery period in the hospital, followed by months of rehabilitation. Taking steps to support your recovery is essential otherwise you might find yourself feeling disheartened that you’re still in pain months later.

Physiotherapy for aged care

The Surprising Benefits of Physio for Seniors

  It is a common misconception that elderly people would only benefit from seeing a physiotherapist if it is for rehabilitation to recover from an injury or from surgery.  However, a regular check-up by a physiotherapist has many benefits, particularly for people aged 65 and over. Assessment and intervention by a physiotherapist are useful in…

Rheumatoid Arthritis: How does physio help?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease which causes inflammation in the joints, leading to pain. Physiotherapists can support a person with rheumatoid arthritis to understand more about their condition, and the types of daily activities and modifications they can utilise to help improve their function and symptoms.

Here are a few of the things that Physiotherapists can do to help.