What is physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is based on the phenomenon of the organism’s ability to respond to the external stimuli. The aim of physiotherapy treatment is to prevent progression and recurrence of illness, remove ailments as well as restore physical function after accidents or past diseases. The focus is directed toward an individual approach, a thorough interview as well as a manual examination on the basis of which a proper therapy can be adjusted.
Kinezytherapy aims at relieving pain and reducing physical limitations by means of movement and exercise, as well as manual therapy techniques.
Physical therapy which involves using physical factors, e.g. electrotherapy, ultrasound, etc. is usually applied to enhance the effectiveness of manual therapy.
Physiotherapy can be applied in the following cases:
- Treatment of pain in cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, discopathy, joint overloads
- Muscle pains
- Sport-related injuries: post-traumatic therapy and prevention
- Post-operative rehabilitation including knee joint, shoulder joint, tarsal joint, hip joint, elbow joint; after arthroplasty, arthroscopy, reconstructions of ligaments, tendons and cartilages, etc.
- Entezopathies: tennis elbow, jumper’s knee, etc.