What is Physiotherapy?

It is a health profession that according to the World Confederation of Physiotherapy (WCPT), it is responsible for assessing, treating, preventing and readapt individuals who have suffered injuries that affect the neurological, musculoskeletal, cardio-respiratory, among others, by means of Physical agents like: light, heat, cold, electricity, manual techniques and exercise.

What is Osteopathy?

It is a subspecialty of Physiotherapy, which treats the body in a global way through manipulations and / or mobilizations of tissues and viscera.

How can a physiotherapy protocol help me?

A physiotherapy protocol can help you to treat, prevent or readapt sequelae or limitations arising from injuries and / or diseases that physically affect the various systems of the human body.

 

Can I start therapy without a medical diagnosis?

No, before starting a physical therapy protocol you must have a medical diagnosis, if you do not have a diagnosis and do not know which specialty to go to, you can schedule a free evaluation to guide you.

 

What is a physiotherapeutic assessment?

Objective measurements of the musculoskeletal (range of motion, strength, muscle length, trophism, stability), neurological (sensitivity, osteo-tendinous reflexes, neural mobility, proprioception, balance, coordination, praxis) (Blood pressure, respiratory rate, pulse,% oxygen), circulatory (inflammation, temperature, coloration, diameter), integumentary (skin condition). Subjective evaluations are also done in relation to the pain and limitations caused by the disease or present pathology.

The objective is to find the deficiencies of the patient and approach them in a personalized way according to the needs of each patient.

 

How long does a physiotherapy session last?

Depending on the pathology, the duration is from 1 to 2 hours.

 

How often should I go to therapy?

Depending on the patient's condition, some will require daily sessions for periods of 10 to 15 days or more; And some can perform 1 to 3 sessions per week with remote monitoring.

 

What methods type payment do you accept?

We accept credit card, check, cash, medical expenses insurance are handled by reimbursement.

 

How do I know if I go for a massage or a physical therapy evaluation?

Massage is an excellent option if we feel with muscle fatigue, stress, or just for prevention and well-being; However if you have suffered a trauma or have symptoms of pain, movement limitation, loss of abrupt force, cramps, or other symptoms without diagnosis, you must schedule a valuation so that the procedures performed are safe.

 

What pathologies can physiotherapy treat?

Most of the pathologies of the orthopedics and traumatology, rheumatology, neurology, angiology, oncology, geriatrics, gynecology, among other branches of medicine that develop physical problems such as pain, lack of mobility, lack of strength, Trouble walking, inflammation, etc .; With the prior authorization of the specialist physician.

Examples:

  • Post-Surgical Procedures

  • Sprains

  • Dislocations

  • Muscle and ligament ruptures

  • Tendinopathies

  • Arthralgias

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Arthritis

  • Lumbalgias, cervicalgias, dorsalgias.

  • Ciatalgias, neuropathies

  • Diseases of the nervous system as: multiple sclerosis, parkinson's, stroke (embolism), etc.

  • Pathologies of the circulatory system: deep (chronic) venous thrombosis, lymphedema, ulcers, etc.