Physiotherapy & Specializations
The physiotherapist treats various complaints of the musculoskeletal system. This often manifests itself as pain, stiffness, weakness and instability in the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons or muscles leading to functional impairments. Physiotherapy is for everyone, irrespective of age or sporting background.
Physiotherapy is proven effective for:
Back and neck complaints, due to sprains such as lumbago, or after an accident (whiplash), general pain or stiffness, osteoarthritis, or more specific problems such as disc degeneration and hernia.
Various complaints of the limbs, such as the hip, knee, ankle, foot, elbow, wrist and hand.
Other joint, muscular and tendon disorders such as pain, stiffness and weakness, often related to lifestyle, sport, attitude and work.
Postoperative rehabilitation: After an orthopaedic procedure such as a new knee or hip, operated bones, tendons and ligaments.
Neurological disorders such as stroke, parkinsonism and multiple sclerosis.
Chronic diseases such as rheumatism, COPD, overweight, diabetes, fibromyalgia and chronic pain.
Fear of falling. The physiotherapist can help older people by increasing their mobility and reducing the risk and fear of falling.
Shoulder complaints, for example by sprains, various pain and mobility complaints, or specific problems like frozen-shoulder, rehabilitation after surgery.
What we can do for you
The physiotherapist advises, treats and guides you so that you can continue your daily life as best as possible, and responsibly return to work, sport and other forms of activity. We can very often eliminate the pain, weakness, stiffness and other complaints through special techniques and exercises. You will learn how to become aware of your attitude and ways of moving, how to recognize signals from the body (tension and pain), which can prevent or limit problems. In short, we are working towards optimal recovery and a lasting solution.
Medical Taping is a hypoallergenic elastic tape that supports the musculoskeletal system. It has been proven effective as a treatment for over or under active muscles, joint stabilisation, oedema transport and pain
Pelvic physiotherapy is intended for anyone with pain in the pelvic area (hip, groin, buttocks and lower back). These problems are common, especially in women. Pregnant women and mothers experience this pain more often, but everyone can suffer from it.
The sports physiotherapist plays an important role in prevention, education and counselling for anyone who wants to take part in a sport either as a hobby or profession. He guides and advises everyone from beginners to experienced athletes at the highest level.
Dry needling is a very safe and efficient technique that can help relieve pain in lots of patients. It uses a thin needle to prick the painful muscle (trigger-point) which stimulates the muscle fibres and can release the trigger-point pain.