Physiotherapy for elderly
Physical therapy can help elderlies to maintain or increase muscles strength, maintain mobility and range of motion. It helps in reducing risk of injuries and falls.
Physiotherapy is a precious tool in helping elderlies to maintain their autonomy.
At your first visit, I will evaluate your condition and explain the injury to you. We will establish together a treatment plan keeping in consideration your needs and capacities.
Your condition will be reevaluated at every visit and treatments and exercises will be adapted to your evolution.
- Strength exercises
- Mobility exercises
- Balance exercises
Treatments can also consist of a personalized exercises program, ways to reduce pain, posture correction, the use of a support device such as a cane, advice on your life environment, for example, withdrawal of objects that can be obstacle in your home.
- Musculoskeletal problem such as tendinitis, capsulitis, muscle sprains, neck pain, back pain, arthritis, chronic pain, headaches.
- Following surgery for total hip prosthesis, knee prosthesis to regain strength, mobility and balance.
- Home exercises program for knee osteoarthritis, balance…
- To prevent the risk of falls due to reduction of strength or balance.