Physio Walsall

Manual Therapy

What is Manual Therapy ?

Manual therapy, or manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment primarily used by Physiotherapists to treat musculoskeletal pain and disability; it most commonly includes kneading, manipulation of muscle, joint mobilisation.

Manual Therapy improves mobility in areas that are restricted; in joints, in connective tissues or in skeletal muscles.

What are the Benefits of Manual Therapy ?

The benefits of manual therapy are:

  • treat pain
  • increase range of motion
  • eliminate inflammation
  • induce relaxation
  • enhance tissue repair
  • improve stability
  • facilitate movement and function

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