Identifying the original injury
Injuries often involve pain and the presence of pain often leads to muscle, cartilage, tendon, and or ligament weakness due to a decrease in activity levels and inhibition and compensation of surrounding soft tissues near to the injury site. Depending on how long the symptoms of the injury have been present can be indicative of the severity of resulting weakness and compensation which can also lead to symptoms being felt in areas further away from the original injury.
For example, a painful hip can lead to weakness in the surrounding muscles of the hip or the weak muscles may have even been the cause of the pain but this
We create a
personal rehabilitation plan for you
At Total Care Physio, we will diagnose the problem and also importantly investigate the cause of the symptoms and identify any compensatory mechanisms the body may have been using as well. We will ask you what actions provoke your symptoms, then watch,
Our aim is to encourage more effective movement patterns, improve your fitness and strength, as required, to enable you to move again with ease and confidence. We will devise a home exercise program to suit your needs. This may include