What is musculoskeletal physiotherapy?
This term relates to physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system. This involves muscles, bones, joints, nerves, ligaments, cartilage and spinal discs. It uses physical approaches that involve not only manipulation but also manual assessment and treatment techniques.
- Therapeutic exercise
- Soft tissue massage
- Advice and education on posture/ movement disorders
- Advice on pain management
- Acupuncture (not all physiotherapists are qualified in this)