Musculoskeletal Conditions or Injuries
Musculoskeletal injuries or conditions are injuriesorconditions of the joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, discs and/or nerves. Soft tissue injury is an umbrella term used to describe injuries affecting your muscles, tendons, or fascia that usually occur as a result of sprains, strains, contusions, tendonitis, bursitis and stress injuries. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy with a focus on accurate assessment, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.
From muscle strains to bone breaks to bursitis to temporomandibular joint pain, Marika has in in depth understaning of assessing and treating all musculoskleteal conditions. Marika will the body for the cause of pain and dysfunction and get it back to full performance using a number of manual therapy and high-tech treatment options. However for all the technology in the world, a musculoskeletal physiotherapist gets the best results with their hands.
Not only will your movement and alignment be assessed but a biomechanical and postural assessment will also be performed. Technique observation and diagnostic skills are all part of the skill set of your musculoskeletal physiotherapist. Being aware of how you move in your environment and assessing your regular physical techniques will ultimately help Marika advise you on how to avoid musculoskeletal and sports injuries in the future.