Although we often see clients after the injury has already occurred, working preventively means that we can help you stay stronger and healthier in the future. By doing preimposed exercise stretching and warming up, you can avoid the same injury returning again – whether it’s runners knee, hamstring strain or ankle sprain.
We assess and treat different kinds of workplace injuries, helping employees get back on their feet again. With a treatment plan and timeframe in place, we’ll assist you towards a safe and sustainable recovery. We’ll also discuss which tasks are safe and suitable for you once you’re ready to return to work.
Suffering from vertigo can make everyday tasks nearly impossible with symptoms such as dizziness, headaches, a loss of balance, feeling your surroundings are spinning/moving and nausea. This can be a treatable condition through physiotherapy.
A treatment where fine needles are inserted through the skin to stimulate trigger points in the underlying fascia, muscle and connective tissues. The needle allows the physiotherapist to target very specific areas for a more immediate and effective result. Assist with pain relief, reducing inflammation, improving healing responses and relaxing muscle spasms to assist healing. This is performed in clinic by our physiotherapists qualified in dry needling.
A combination of Traditional Chinese Medicine with Western based evidence and backed by scientific research, this treatment involves the insertion of very thin acupuncture needles through the skin at specific points on the body. It can be used to treat a variety of ailments from assisting injury recovery, headache and stress management or muscle tension issues to name a few. The treatment is performed in clinic by our qualified acupuncturist.
According to research, 40% of all youth injuries are sports-related. Treating the injury right away is essential for a quick recovery. We understand that a growing body responds differently and we take that into account during our assessment. The physiotherapist at our college clinic, Te Awamutu College, have great knowledge and experience in dealing with many forms of youth injuries.