The physiotherapists in Perth are experts in diagnosing and managing injuries, whether it is a sports related injury or any other kind of accident. They do thorough clinical examinations. They advocate a multidisciplinary approach towards the patients. They ensure the best possible outcome for patients of all ages and with all different levels of fitness. They are for evidence-based medicine and physiotherapy in Perth for the benefit of the patients. They work towards total rehabilitation and complete healing. They want to become Australia’s premier health care and physiotherapy facility in Perth. They are also specialists in giving different types of massages for different needs such as sports, remedial and relaxation needs.
The patients are made to feel comfortable first of all and are given a pleasant atmosphere. Then a thorough clinical examination is made. Swift and immediate medical referrals are made to medical imaging and testing such as MRI, CT, X-ray, bone scans, nerve conduction studies and blood tests. Then, adept interpretations are made from the results of the medical imaging and other tests. A definitive diagnosis is made and treatment options are discussed. The treatments may be (i) Injection therapy (ii) Iontophoresis (iii) Orthotics or (iv) compartment pressure testing. Injection therapy may be of two types (a) Cortisone injection or (b) Blood injections. Cortisone is a powerful anti-inflammatory steroid. It is injected around the injected tissue. It is effective in treatment for (i) Bursitis (ii) tendon injury (iii) joint pain and (iv) neuritis and other musculo-skeletal problems. Iontophoresis is a non-invasive treatment that uses an electric field to deliver anti-inflammatory medication through the skin by an active electrode. It is an alternative to Cortisone and it takes up to 30minutes to administer. Orthotics provide support for the foot or lower limbs. They are helpful for realigning foot joints after injury. Orthotics in Perth are manufactured by EVA. Compartment Pressure Testing (CPT) is used to diagnose exercise-related leg pain.
Traumatic Injuries and Post treatment Care:
After a traumatic injury, the patient needs extra support from an experienced team of health professionals. Soft tissue injuries occur mostly because of previous injuries which are unattended. Perth physiotherapists have multidisciplinary team of specialists including physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and social workers to meet the patient’s physical, psychosocial and emotional needs. They ensure stable healing and rehabilitation, focusing on restoring the patient’s abilities to complete daily activities. The therapists strive to improve the quality of life, decrease pain and increase the functioning of the patients and help them return to normal life. After experiencing traumatic injuries the patients need psychiatric support and also spiritual counselling to help them get better soon emotionally. They help the patients to communicate how they feel to others in the family and their visitors. They are shown other patients with similar injuries and allowed to share their experiences. Long-term occupational therapy may be needed for patients with traumatic brain injuries or spinal-cord injuries.