3 Benefits of Geriatric Physiotherapy

Older people can benefit from physio treatments in many ways. While some people need to see a physiotherapist after an injury or to aid recovery after a debilitating illness, others have general treatments with a geriatric physio. What are the benefits of having physiotherapy as you get older? 1. Maintain and Improve Mobility As people age, they often start to have mobility problems. Some people find it hard to get around or maintain an active lifestyle because of conditions such as arthritis. [Read More]

Two tips to follow if you've sustained a back injury at work

If you've injured your back at work (by, for example, lifting something that was too heavy), here are some tips to follow. Ask to be referred to one of the local occupational health and rehabilitation services In this situation, you should contact your employer and find out if they can refer you to one of the local occupational health and rehabilitation services in the area. When people are injured in their workplaces, their employers will sometimes agree to cover the cost of receiving the medical care they need to recover from that injury. [Read More]