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What does a Physiotherapist do?

22 June 2022

A Physiotherapist is an expert in the structure and movement of the human body.

Older female doing exercises holding a side bench in the kitchen supported by a female physioWorking with people of all ages, physiotherapists diagnose and manage conditions relating to the bones, muscles, cardiovascular system, nerves, and other parts and systems of the body to restore and improve mobility, function, and wellbeing.

Physiotherapists take a whole-body approach and develop customised programs which may include exercise, massage, stretching and equipment and devices to achieve individual goals.

At Indigo, our physiotherapists can work with customers to improve their mobility, balance, strength, and endurance so they can do the things they want to do for longer and maintain their independence.

Older female doing a lunge with support from a ffemale physio in the loungeroomOur physiotherapists customise programs and educate our customers on how to create a safer home environment, falls prevention and pain management strategies and prescription, advice, and education on mobility aids.

If you would like to know how Indigo could work with you to achieve your independence goals, contact our friendly Customer Service team (08) 9381 0600, visit our website www.indigosolutions.org.au or email: help@indigosolutions.org.au