MANIPULATIVE & SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY
Manipulative physiotherapy refers to the use of high velocity thrust techniques in order to ‘free up’ a restricted or stiff joint and there by restore the normal range of movement to that joint. There is often an associated ´popping´ or ´clicking´ noise with these techniques.
Theoretically, any joint can be manipulated, however a Betterfx Physiotherapist will only use a manipulative technique if necessary and ONLY if the patient is comfortable with having the technique performed.
It is worth noting that manipulation forms only one aspect of manual therapy and that Betterfx physiotherapists undergo intense continuing education to ensure that all their manual therapy techniques are up-to-date and refined.
All Betterfx Physiotherapists attend regular group sessions to practice high velocity thrust techniques under the supervision of a Specialist Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapist.