What is Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapy is a hands-on natural treatment which helps maintain and restore optimal movement and function ability for the body. It is a primary health care profession and is established n health science principles.

Many of the physical problems you experience are caused by or manifest themselves through: injury, disease, aging or environmental factors. If you experience pain or discomfort from any normal body movement or function you may be suffering from some form of injury - possibly caused by one of the factors listed above.

To remain healthy and happy you need to maintain a pain free body while also addressing your psychological, emotional and social needs. Physical Therapy addresses these factors which play an important part of your overall wellbeing therefore providing a holistic approach to your treatment. Physical Therapy is central to any treatment required to restore you to a painfree life and to optimum health.

Colm Duffy Physical Therapy Clinic deals with patients of all ages and all types of injuries, both acute and chronic. People suffering from falls (sporting and non sporting) as well as postural overload issues (too many years sitting at a desk / driving long distances / prolonged manual work) and degenerative body changes (Arthritis/Rheumatoid Conditions/General Aging Process).  

These conditions are treated with a focus on giving the patient an understanding of the particular condition. 

Physical Therapy Treatment comprises of:

  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Myofascial Release
  • Spinal Manipulation
  • Joint Mobilisations
  • Rehab Therapy for Injuries and Surgical Procedures
  • Deep Tissue Work
  • Taping
  • Sports Massage