(07) 5452 7558

Alexandra Headland | Sunshine Coast | Queensland
Manual Therapy

Mobilisation: Joint mobilisation involves hand or thumb pressure applied to joints in specific directions.

The techniques are graded from gentle to firm as indicated by assessment and your pain. They are effective techniques to reduce pain or stiffness in any joints.

Manipulation: Physiotherapists are experienced in determining if you require a joint manipulation. Manipulation techniques are sometimes required for eliminating persistent stiffness and may result in immediate relief of your pain or stiffness. These techniques involve a quick 'thrust' applied to the joint at its end range and often result in an audible "click' being heard as pressure is released from the joint.

Muscle Energy Techniques (MET): Assessment of joint position and alignment often shows an asymmetry or imbalance that can be related to muscle tightness and overactivity. Muscle energy techniques are specific contract/relax stretching techniques applied directly to the muscles by the Physiotherapist to assist restoration of muscle balance around the joints. These are gentle techniques and are often complimented with specific stretches or exercises to maintain the improved joint position and balance.

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3/126 Alexandra Parade
Alexandra Headland Q 4572

Tel: (07) 5452 7558
FAX: (07) 5452 7626

Email Link: contact us

Hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am to 5pm.