According to WHO, musculoskeletal conditions such as osteoarthritis, Rhematoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis, osteopenia, fractures, neck and back pain are the highest global contributor to the need for rehabilitation such as physiotherapy.
Your risk of developing these conditions increases with age. Early diagnosis and treatment is essential to improve symptoms and to achieve long term benefits.
Some common symptoms of musculoskeletal disorders include pain, joint stiffness, swelling, constant dull aches. In some cases these symptoms interfere with everyday activities such as walking, climbing stairs, sit to stand and sleeping.
There are number of causes for musculoskeletal conditions such as age, occupation, activity levels, repetitive strains, lifestyle and family history.
A variety of treatment options are available depending on severity of your condition. Mild intermittent pain can be addressed by carrying out regular moderate exercises and managing pain by over-the-counter analgesics (Pain medication)
Therapies such as physiotherapy can help alleviate pain and improve your activity levels.
How can we help
At Leap Physiotherapy we can help you manage your pain and discomfort, give exercises to improve strength and range of motion and modify your activities of daily living.
Following a comprehensive physical assessment, we design a treatment plan, perform mobilization if required, help to relieve pain with soft tissue release and provide a home exercise program to continue with your recovery.