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Top 10 Physiotherapy Treatments

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Quiz: Do You Understand Top 10 Physiotherapy Treatments?

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

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1

An evaluation is an important part of creating a physiotherapy plan.

Explanation:
Before you can begin, your physical therapist will do an evaluation. You may not think of this as a typical treatment, but it's an integral part of creating a physiotherapy plan to get to the root of the problem.
2

Manual therapy is reserved for a few types of injury.

Explanation:
Manual therapy is a modality that physiotherapists use for many injuries. This hands-on approach refers to many things, including therapeutic massage and assisted stretching and exercise.
3

Physiotherapists use ultrasound for connective tissue injuries.

Explanation:
Physiotherapists use ultrasound for connective tissue injuries. Ultrasound uses sound waves to generate heat deep in the body, loosening up tissues so they’re better prepared for exercise or manual therapy.
4

Ice is best for injuries involving muscular spasms and tightness.

Explanation:
Ice is best for injuries with swelling and inflammation, and constricts blood vessels, which can reduce and even prevent inflammation after a soft tissue injury.
5

Heat is best for injuries involving swelling and inflammation.

Explanation:
Heat is best for injuries involving muscular spasms and tightness, and can increase mobility and decrease pain following soft tissue injuries.