Physiotherapy has been in existence for ages. It has been observed that as people age they start developing physical problems about body parts like knees, neck, back, shoulders and problems related to postural habits in humans. There is an increasing demand for physiotherapists in SA as a vast majority of the population are into demanding professions such as sports which lead to problems in the long run. Physiotherapy South Australia has become the largest growing profession catering to people from all age groups starting from birth to old age.
The number of young population opting for physiotherapy as their career option in SA is on the rise among which Sports Physiotherapy seems the latest obsession. There are post-graduate degrees available to promote the new avenues of physiotherapy among the aspirants. One of the main objectives of physiotherapy is to relieve pain from bones and joints. Apart from this physiotherapy also facilitates motion and improves strength and coordination between the bones and muscles. Among the senior citizens, physiotherapy is administered to prevent frequent falls.
Due to the advancement in technology, there are a lot of benefits of using physiotherapy for a widening range of conditions. Some of the areas of work which SA physio has now ventured into are:
- Rehabilitation Centers
- Chronic Disease Management with specialization in knee injury treatment and neck pain treatment
- Community Centers
- Women’s Health
- 6.Age Care Facilities
- Mental health
Neck pain is a common problem which each one of us experiences at some point in our lives. More than two- third population in SA experience neck problems. The main reason for neck pain being the most common ailment is that most of the people tend to ignore it by dismissing as a minor pain due to stress. Sometimes people resort to self- medication which aggravates the problem. Some of the reasons that can lead to neck pain are postural abnormalities, muscle tightness originating in the neck or pinching of the nerves culminating from the cervical vertebrae. Neck pain treatment using physiotherapy South Australia is one of the best ways for curing neck pain which can be caused due to various reasons. The expert physiotherapists examine the pain carefully and determine its exact cause after which only they administer the correct medication.
Another field where SA physio prefers is sports where there are some knee injuries and acute problems originating due to increasing number of people participating in sporting events. Sports injuries occur due to overuse of body muscles or application of force that is greater than the body part can structurally withstand. Most of the athletes suffer from knee-related problems as that’s the most vulnerable part of the body. Knee injury treatment requires physiotherapists to understand the exact cause of injury as any error on the part of the physiotherapist can lead to disastrous consequences.