Physiotherapist, also referred to as a physical therapist, is a professional trained in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of musculoskeletal complaints and disorders that involve the musculoskeletal system. They are skilled at diagnosis, intervention, and rehabilitation of injuries and chronic conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system. Physiotherapy can also be used for patients with diseases that affect the cardiovascular system and provide patients with a healthy way of living. This includes heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis. They are highly specialized medical practitioners who possess advanced degrees in health care that gives them the knowledge, skills, and expertise to help their clients achieve optimum health and well-being.You may find more information at Grande Prairie physio.

Physical therapy is used by athletes and sports injuries of all kinds, to increase strength, improve flexibility, rehabilitate from injury, and prevent further injury. By combining physiotherapy and sports medicine, the physio is able to reduce the impact of sport-related injuries on the patient’s daily life. As a result, patients are able to participate in their favorite activities without fear of further injury or disability. Injuries can range from fractures, sprains, strains, dislocations, and more serious sports injuries like dislocations, traumatic spinal cord injuries, herniated discs, torn ligaments, muscle or tendon tears, head injuries, and more.

A qualified physiotherapist has the education and skills to diagnose, treat, and prevent a variety of musculoskeletal conditions that can negatively affect people’s quality of life. They have the ability to provide relief through exercise prescription and stretches to manage pain and improve mobility. Physiotherapists are licensed and trained in many areas of physical therapy. These areas include orthopedics, pediatrics, neurology, and sports medicine.

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Grande Prairie Physiotherapy & Massage
9725 98 Ave Unit 103, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 8K5
(780) 357-0095