Physiotherapists are the predominant allied health group within the LifeCare network. Physiotherapy is a science-based healthcare profession that views human movement as central to health and well-being. Physiotherapy aims to maintain and restore human function after disease or injury, to help people achieve quality of life through physical movement.

LifeCare Claremont Physiotherapists are highly trained to assess and diagnose your condition, then plan and administer treatment programs to restore function to the highest possible level. LifeCare Physiotherapists also work in partnership with doctors and other health professionals to ensure the best possible treatment and care.

Using a combination of manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, education, lifestyle advice, soft tissue techniques, and electro-physical modalities, LifeCare Physiotherapists strive to enhance health and maximise potential.

Physiotherapy is beneficial for conditions such as:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Headaches
  • Sports injuries
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Post-operative, acute or chronic injury
  • Arthritis
  • Posture and alignment problems
  • Osteoarthritis knees
  • Sciatica
  • Women's health
  • Adolescent and children's injuries
  • Falls Prevention

Manipulative (or Musculoskeletal) Physiotherapists are experts in the management of musculoskeletal and particularly spinal related pain.  Your LifeCare Claremont Manipulative Physiotherapist will use their expert assessment skills to diagnose the problem and provide fast and effective treatment, usually combining joint manipulation or mobilisation as well as exercise and advice.

LifeCare Claremont Manipulative Physiotherapists have completed a rigorous post graduate degree, and are well placed to assist in your recovery, particularly if you are failing to recover with standard treatments.