Physiotherapists are primary care practitioners offering direct access to rehabilitation services without the need for a physician referral. The physiotherapists at Phoenix Physiotherapy Clinic providing rehabilitation services in Prince George promote independence with an emphasis on how you can help yourself. You will be shown exercises to do between sessions to maintain improvements and help achieve your goals.
Common conditions treated by physiotherapists include:
Our team is also well equipped to treat TMJ disorders. The temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones on your skull, which lie in front of each ear. Your TMJ lets your mouth move side to side, up and down, and open and closed. That being said, it is a huge player in chewing, speaking and yawning. Problems or injuries to this joint are referred to as TMJ disorders, and can be linked to one or a combination of the following causes:
Symptoms of TMJ disorders include:
Based on the assessment the physiotherapist performs, we will be able to provide you with the appropriate stretching, strengthening, postural and chewing correction exercises. There are often very helpful techniques to alleviate pain and muscle tightness that the physiotherapist can show you how to do yourself. Acupuncture and electroacupuncture are also very beneficial treatment options for TMJ disorders.
Call us today to find out how we can help you return to optimal health and wellness with rehabilitation services in Prince George!