Physiotherapy is also often referred to as physical therapy, which is one of the allied healthcare systems provided with diagnosis and treatment. This type of treatment concentrates on the motor functions of an individual which could help the patient lead a healthy life free from all physical pain.
Mona Vale has a group of clinics located in Mona Vale which is situated in Northern Sydney, Australia, and they are dedicated to providing world-class physiotherapy treatments. MGS Physiotherapy is one of the clinics in Mona Vale. This Physiotherapy Mona Vale clinic is set up by dedicated manual therapists who provide hands-on therapy to patients. This clinic offers thorough consultation to patients seeking for help so that the correct diagnosis can be provided to allow for the right course of treatment with respect to the patient’s ailment.
This Physiotherapy Mona Vale clinic is harbouring three professional Titled Musculoskeletal therapists out of the 800 something only musculoskeletal therapists available in Sydney. These therapists have an additional diploma where they study in depth about the muscular and the skeletal structure of a human body. Along with this knowledge and expertise, these titled musculoskeletal therapists are highly skilled and can offer the best treatment and exercise to a patient according to the physical disorder.
This particular Physio Mona Vale clinic has incorporated several techniques in offering the different types of physiotherapy, and some of them are:
- Manipulation: This is a technique of cracking a joint to ‘put back’ the joint’ in order to improve mobility and free any suppressed movements which in turn allows the patient to have improved motor function. A patient can always approach their physiotherapist if they are not comfortable with this technique of ‘popping’ the joint back, because until the patient can give the green light. A physiotherapist will never force a particular form of treatment without the knowledge of the patient.
- Mulligan’s Technique: A bad joint or a bad hip is enough to make the life of a person very uncomfortable and painful. Mulligan’s treatment is specially designed to treat these kinds of cases. Mulligan’s Technique is also referred to as SNAGs or NAGs and in this method; the physiotherapist will gently lift or glide the spine joint while the patient moves. In this way, the physiotherapist will be able to loosen up the spine by knots in the joints or the hips. For the hip joint or the ankle joint, a physiotherapist can use a belt for gliding or for lifting the problematic joint.
- Soft Tissue Release: A person who is used to sitting by a computer or is generally someone who practices fewer movements in the day to day activities can form tightened muscles at specific locations on the body. Therefore, it will give rise to aches throughout the body. Physiotherapists, in this case, use this technique of Soft Tissue Release in massaging the muscles or muscle group to release them by stretching the tightened areas through massage movements.
- Hydrotherapy: Hydrotherapy is a form of treatment where patients submerge themselves in pools of warm water, where the temperature is slightly above the average temperature of a heated pool. During this course, the patients are monitored by trained physiotherapists where the patients perform exercises that are considered too painful to be performed under reasonable conditions. The muscles of the patients will slowly relax under the influence of the temperature of the water thus making hydrotherapy an effective treatment in treating them of their ailments.
Additional treatments are also available like acupuncture/dry needling and muscle energy technique.