A low impact, patient specific form of exercise that is used by physiotherapists to help with the rehabilitation and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries, particularly back pain. Specialised equipment may be used along with floor exercises and exercises performed on a ball. One of the major focuses of this type of therapy is the development of strength and control in the deep abdominal and pelvic floor muscles. Clinical Physiotherapy focuses on postural education and allowing optimal movement in the body.
Participants in Clinical Physiotherapy are individually assessed and then given exercises that specifically target their problem areas whilst closely supervised to ensure maximum benefit and prevention of injuries.
Some general benefits of Clinical Physiotherapy include:
Book an initial screening assessment with a Physiotherapist and be guided through the process according to your starting level and supervision requirements.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners guideline on the management of knee and hip osteoarthritis strongly recommends exercise therapy, education and weight loss as a first line non-surgical treatment for all people with osteoarthritis.