FAQ

Nerve pain is pain that is caused by damage or disease that affects the nervous system of the body. It is also known as neuropathic pain or neuralgia. Nerve pain is a pain that comes from problems with signals from the nerves. It is different to the common type of pain that is due to… Read more »

A doctor’s referral is not required to see a physiotherapist in private practice. We work closely with numerous doctors, who we are happy to liaise with on your behalf if required.

Allow at least one hour for your initial physiotherapy session. Subsequent treatments are usually 30 to 60 minutes in duration. Your physiotherapist will inform you if additional or less time is required. Knee and shoulder reconstruction sessions can take up to 90 minutes.

Your unhurried first visit will include a thorough and individualised assessment of your injury or problem. We will then be able to determine and inform you: What exactly is the problem Why you are experiencing pain or dysfunction What can be done to correct it How long it will take to recover How to prevent… Read more »

At Aashas physiotherapy, we strive to offer our clients quick, effective and long lasting results by providing high quality treatment. Our aim is not only to get you better quicker, but also to create a friendly and caring environment conducive to successful healing. With many years of clinical experience, our friendly service and quality treatment… Read more »

You’ll be impressed with the experienced physiotherapists, dentist and reception staff who represent aashas To ensure that we remain highly qualified, we are committed to continuing education. If you’ve been searching for therapists with a serious interest in your rehabilitation or injury prevention program, our staff have either participated or are still participating in competitive… Read more »

Use a back support (lumbar roll) at the curve of your back. Your knees should be at the same level or higher than your hips. Move the seat close to the steering wheel to support the curve of your back. The seat should be close enough to allow your knees to bend and your feet… Read more »

How to Sit Correctly Sit up with your back straight and your shoulders back. Your buttocks should touch the back of your chair. All three normal back curves should be present while sitting. A small, rolled-up towel or a lumbar roll can be used to help you maintain the normal curves in your back. Here’s… Read more »

Your Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist can: Totally relieve or reduce your pain. Provide you with strategies to best manage your injury or condition. Help you to recover quicker and hasten your return to your normal activities. Improve your flexibility, muscle strength, quality of movement, proprioception and co-ordination. Assist you to achieve exercise or functional goals. Improve your… Read more »

Can be heated in a microwave with turntable in about two minutes. A strong but soft fabric allows for comfortable use and an ability to mould to your body shape, which is great for those super curvy areas such as your neck, knees and shoulders. You can even pop it in bed with you during… Read more »

By increasing tissue elasticity, heat reduces your resting muscle tension and helps to relax those nasty painful knots. Your pain is quickly eased via the sedation and soothing of any pain-irritated nerve endings. The deep heating effect increases your blood flow to the painful area, bringing more nutrients to the injured area while flushing out… Read more »

For centuries, heat has been used as a simple yet effective way to manage your pain and joint or muscular stiffness. Deep and penetrating heat not only relieves your pain but also enhances your recovery process. By applying a heat pack to your painful joints and muscles, the heat stimulates your sensory receptors to block… Read more »

There is no doubt about it, applying a heat pack to an aching body part provides almost instant relief from pain and stiffness.

It is important that your exercises should not be painful. While some personal trainers believe that the more painful the better, this is not the best for your body or injury. In fact, research does inform us that pain inhibits muscles from performing to their optimum. This argues the case that painful exercise is actually… Read more »

Without some simple exercises, we know that certain muscles can become weak. When these supporting muscles are weak, your injured structures are inadequately supported and predispose you to lingering symptoms or further injury. You can also over-activate adjacent muscles that may lead to further injury. It is also important to understand that even if you are “in… Read more »

In simple terms, your physiotherapist is a mechanic for the human body. A physiotherapist is a university-graduate medical professional who uses natural physical approaches to promote, maintain and restore your well-being so that you can perform and enjoy your chosen sport, work or everyday activities. A physiotherapist’s university graduate includes a detail study of the human… Read more »

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