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What is a Bluetooth Physio?

In the evolving world of physiotherapy, you might have come across the term "Bluetooth Physio." But what does it mean? A Bluetooth physio is effectively a hands-off physiotherapist who primarily offers treatment through advice and exercises, much like an exercise physiologist.


Hands-On Physio: Our Approach


At our clinic, we prefer to take a more hands-on approach, combining manual therapy with therapeutic exercises and other techniques such as dry needling and electrotherapy. Some might consider this old school, but we firmly believe in the power of direct physical treatment. Our experience and a significant body of research support the effectiveness of hands-on methods. Patients tend to respond exceptionally well to this approach, often experiencing quicker and more sustained improvements.



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Benefits of Hands-On Treatment


Immediate Pain Relief: Techniques such as massage, joint mobilisation, and manipulation can relieve pain and discomfort.


Personalised Treatment: Hands-on physio allows for a highly personalised approach, as we can directly assess and address each patient's specific issues and needs based on a hands-on assessment and treatment approach.


Enhanced Mobility: Physical manipulation and manual therapy can help improve joint and muscle mobility, often leading to better overall movement and function.


Boosts Healing: Manual treatments can enhance blood flow and reduce inflammation, promoting faster healing of injured tissues.


Patient Confidence: The tactile interaction between therapist and patient often builds trust and confidence, which can enhance the overall therapeutic experience.


What Are Your Preferences?


We understand that every patient is unique and that what works best can vary from person to person. We’d love to hear your thoughts! Do you prefer a hands-on approach to physiotherapy, or do you lean towards the more hands-off methods used by Bluetooth physios?


By Simon



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