Physical therapy is the basis of lots of different specific techniques. It comprises of mobilisations, soft tissue techniques (massage, Deep transverse frictions, ...) taping, exercise therapy, elektrotherapy and so on.
People with lung related issues could benefit from respiratory physical therapy. With the use of specific techniques we can obtain a more efficient respiratory pattern. That way we can mobilize mucus better and therefore evacuate the mucus better. Conditions such like COPD, asthma, bronchitis and pneumonia could be treated effectively with the help of a Physical therapist
After orthopedic surgery e.g. placing of prosthetics or reconstructions of ligaments, it's advised to rehabilitate at the clinic. To protect yourself and your joint. The PT helps you regain mobility. Which he does be the use of several techniques. Such as mobilisations, soft tissue techniques, exercise therapy and by giving informtion and advice.
Manual Therapy's goal is to improve the function of joints, your posture and improve/correct motion. For this we use specific techniques. After the treatment you will experience less pain and more range of motion.
Pre- & Postnatal PT
With each pregnancy you're entitled to 9 sessions of PT. These can take place before or after childbirth. During the sessions you will receive information concerning breathing techniques that help relieve pain during labor. After childbirth the sessions will mostly comprise of exercises that strengthen your pelvic muscles.
Dry needling is a technique used in the treatment of trigger points in the muscles. Just like acupuncture we use fine needles, but that's where the similarity stops. Trigger points are local hardenings in the muscle fibers. These can be chronic or acute. These trigger points can be the cause of local or referred pains. Using dry needling we can obtain reducing of pain and improve local blood flow. Dry needling is not a therapy on it's own and is used as a complimentary therapy.
The sports physiotherapist specializes in the treatment of sports-related injuries, the treatment mainly consists of active exercise therapy. This in a medically responsible manner. Every athlete / patient is thoroughly analyzed in order to train as well as possible and to rehabilitate as quickly as possible. Also prevention of injuries is an important part of sport physiotherapy.
Lymphatic drainage is a collection of techniques that are used in the treatment of edema and edema related complaints. Edema is the (visible) swelling of a limb or part of the limb due to an accumulation of fluid (lymph). The treatment itself is painless.