Our Melbourne CBD Physiotherapy Clinic prides itself on active therapy, be it hands on treatment, dry needling, guided exercises and stretching or rehabilitation, we work with you to get the most out of every minute you are with us.
All our sessions are 30-45 minutes and we use that time to full advantage.
Dry needling is a physiotherapy treatment option which involves the use of a sterile, single-use filament needle (also known as a acupuncture needle). It’s a fantastic form of treatment to relieve muscle tension, reduce pain and stimulate circulation with minimal pain.
Dry needling reduces localised muscular pain and helps to increase function by assisting the muscle to lengthen and shorten normally. This is done via myofascial trigger points.
Dry needling can assist in the treatment of:
During the treatment you may feel a slight pinch as the needle is being inserted and removed. This slight discomfort shouldn’t last more than a second.
A physiotherapist will assess your needs and explain any risks associated with dry needling before recommending any course of treatment.
Electrotherapy is the use of ultrasound to relieve pain and swelling.
Frequencies at which an ultrasound machine works at are so high that you will not feel the machine working at all.
Yes, it is safe when prescribed by a qualified physiotherapist. Here at QV Physiotherapy, we assess you before presenting any treatment options.
Electrotherapy can treat a range of conditions which include: