Manual therapy can be described as the manual application of physical treatment techniques to treat restrictions and pain in the joints, muscles, connective tissue and the nervous system. Your physiotherapists will provide massage therapy techniques, joint manipulation and mobilization and neural gliding techniques to reduce your pain. Manual therapy helps to restore your tissue promote healing, leaving you feeling great.
Physiotherapists are the leading professionals to prescribe exercise to reduce pain in a number of conditions including low back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain and osteoarthritis. Your physiotherapist can provide postural exercises and corrective exercises to promote increased strength and reduce pain with your daily work.
Strength and Conditioning
Exercise and strength training has been shown to help reduce musculoskeletal pain, improve your movement, reduce weight, improved sleep and your mood. If you've never exercised or would like to commence exercise in a safe environment, then Your Physio Advantage can design and supervise a program for you. Our physiotherapists work closely with a number of gyms around Gosford and Erina allowing us to provide one-on-one and group exercise sessions within the gym of your choice. By working with you at your gym, we can supervise you and monitor your progress.
Physiotherapists have a great understanding of exercise physiology and its effects on the body and tissue healing. We can prescribe exercise programs for osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes and weight loss.
A technique that uses traditional Chinese acupuncture needles in trigger points within muscles to help relieve pain, reduce tension, and allow the muscle to relax.
The application of sports tape has been shown to help relieve pain, support injured joints and prevent reinjury. Your Physiotherapist may provide taping as part of your treatment program or to assist with your return to sport. If you require taping for work or your next sporting event specific typing appointments can be made.
Following your orthopaedic surgery, your surgeon may request that you complete physiotherapy to assist with your recovery. At Your Physio Advantage, we collaborate with your Orthopaedic Surgeon to ensure that we can safely guide you in your rehabilitation and maximize your outcome. We work closely with a number of Orthopaedic Surgeons on the Central Coast, Newcastle and Sydney.
At Your Physio Advantage we have expertise in managing your recovery after total knee replacement, total hip replacement and shoulder replacements. We have protocols to maximise your results with ACL reconstructions and rotator cuff repair reconstructions.
All Sports have inherent risk to injury. As a Sports Physiotherapist our role is to ensure that you have an accurate diagnosis and a fast return to sport. Our physiotherapists will get you back ready for your next big event.
Contact us today to arrange for one of our Physiotherapists to attend your sporting event or assist with your team in your upcoming competition and tournaments. We provide physiotherapy and first aid care.
Get the competitive advantage with an assessment from our Running Physiotherapist. An in-depth assessment of your biomechanics, strength testing and load assessment. Personalised advice to keep you running fast and injury free.