Physio Canterbury

Physiotherapy Canterbury

First Choice Physiotherapy provides leading physiotherapy, massage, rehabilitation and pilates services to Canterbury and surrounding suburbs.

Our Canterbury Physiotherapists are specialists in:

  • Accurately diagnosing the source of your pain and problem.
  • Musculoskeletal conditions affecting your: back and neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle or foot.
  • Muscle and joint sprains.
  • Gym supervision/ training – strength and cardio.
  • Individual Pilates.
  • Treatment of vertigo and dizziness.
  • Fall prevention programs.
  • Physio soft tissue massage.
  • Dry Needling.
  • Pre and Post operative management – (knees, ankles, hips, shoulders – arthroscopes and joint replacements).
  • Post fracture management.
  • Sports injuries – (ligaments and muscle strains).
  • Motor vehicle accidents (including whiplash).
  • Work related injuries (work cover).
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) patients.
  • Repetitive injuries (e.g. tennis elbow).
  • Joint instability.

The following are common treatment methods physiotherapists may use:

  • exercise programs to improve mobility and strengthen muscles
  • joint manipulation and mobilisation to reduce pain and stiffness
  • muscle re-education to improve control
  • airway clearance techniques and breathing exercises
  • soft tissue mobilisation (massage)
  • acupuncture
  • hydrotherapy
  • assistance with use of aids, splints, crutches, walking sticks and wheelchairs.

Contact us today to make a physiotherapy appointment in Canterbury or book in online now!