Orthopedic Physiotherapy Services

Orthopedic Physiotherapy treatment by physiotherapist

Orthopedic Physiotherapy

Orthopedic physiotherapy is the application of physical therapy techniques, orthopedic knowledge and principles to rehabilitate people with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. It is a branch of physiotherapy that focuses on issues in the musculoskeletal system, including the skeletal, muscular and peripheral nervous systems.

Orthopedic physiotherapy is a branch of physiotherapy which aims to restore function, alleviate pain, and improve movement in patients with various orthopedic conditions. Orthopedic physiotherapy is a specialty within the scope of physiotherapy.

At Opal Physio, our physiotherapist provides physiotherapy services for managing and treating musculoskeletal injury and conditions affecting the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, joints and connective tissues.

Our extensively trained Physiotherapists use targeted, and individualized client-based treatment approaches. We provide hands-on Musculoskeletal physiotherapy treatment to improve muscle function, progressive movement and speed recovery from muscle and joint pain or injury and nerve-related pain. We aim to enhance your recovery process and promote physical health.

Our physical therapy clinic in Langley uses innovative orthopedic physio techniques to increase the effective management of complex orthopedic or musculoskeletal problems.

Best Orthopedic Physiotherapy Services In Langley

When it comes to injuries, it is important to have the right physio treatment. The body part needs to be treated appropriately for it to heal effectively. When looking for a physio, you want one that has good experience and knowledge in the field and can provide quality orthopedic physio treatments Langley has to offer.

Opal Physio offers one of the best orthopedic physiotherapy services in Langley to help you recover from an injury faster. Whether you’re recovering from a minor injury or have undergone surgery, our services can provide relief from pain, increase your range of motion, reduce your pain, restore your strength, and prevent disability.

Orthopedic Rehabilitation:

An Orthopedic physiotherapist is a person to consult if you are struggling with an orthopedic issue. They are skilled in assessing and diagnosing the problem.

  • After going through a series of tests, movement analysis, and physical examinations, the therapist will determine what type of movement dysfunction is inhibiting you from performing your day-to-day tasks.
  • Create a treatment plan that is tailored to your personal needs.
  • Provide therapeutic exercises
  • Provide education on ways of dealing with your current injury or condition and avoid further injuries
Orthopedic Physiotherapy Services

We offer Orthopedic Physio Rehabilitation for various musculoskeletal conditions that can include

1. Post-Surgical Conditions

After surgery, following up with an orthopedic physiotherapist to help with your recovery is essential. They help reduce pain, restore your mobility, improve your range of motion, strength, and balance and prevent excessive surgical scar tissue buildup.

Common Post-surgical conditions we see include

  • Total or partial hip replacement
  • Total or partial knee replacement
  • Post arthroscopic procedure
  • Shoulder replacement surgery or after a rotator cuff repair surgery
  • Post Ankle or foot surgery
  • Spinal Surgeries

2. Acute Injury

When experiencing injury after a sudden trauma like back strain, neck pain, shoulder strain, sprained ankle, ligament or meniscus tear or after a back spasm from disc herniation, an orthopedic physiotherapist can help:

  • reduce pain and swelling
  • regain range of motion and function
  • improve strength and endurance
  • teach you techniques to help reduce or manage any exacerbation of symptoms

3. Chronic Injury

A chronic injury develops over time from repetitive movements. This may include, for example

  • Recurrent joint or tendon inflammations
  • tendinopathy
  • shin splints
  • Arthritis, osteoarthritis
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic pain syndrome
Orthopedic Physiotherapy Langley

Our Orthopedic Physiotherapist Treats the Following Musculoskeletal Conditions :

Including but not limited to

All our consultations, Orthopedic rehabilitation and treatments are one-on-one and can involve various specialized techniques, including manual therapy, exercise therapy, education, soft tissue and joint mobilization.

We use effective treatment programs to assist you with your recovery process, get back to activities you enjoy, and improve your quality of life.

Please get in touch with us to learn more about how we can help you with your orthopedic physiotherapy needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Orthopedic physical therapists are trained in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect any part of your musculoskeletal system, which involves muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments. Orthopedic Physiotherapy also includes pre and post-operative rehabilitation of the hip, shoulder and knee before and after surgery.

Musculoskeletal injuries include any injury involving a joint, muscle, ligament or tendon and, in most cases, a combination of all four.

An acute injury happens due to sudden trauma to the body tissues and does not last more than days/weeks.

Any injury or pain that lasts more than 6 months is considered a chronic injury. This injury or chronic pain can last even after the tissue healing has happened.

Physio treatment techniques for orthopedic conditions can include manual therapy techniques and soft tissue mobilization, including hands-on techniques. Mobilization is a carefully graded system of moving the joints to reduce pain and restore normal mobility of the joints. Exercise program, Neuromuscular training, and joint and soft tissue taping technique to provide support, improve flexibility, and reduce inflammation. Use adjunct therapeutic modalities like Heat therapy, Low-level Laser Therapy, IFC and Ultrasound therapy to help muscle regeneration after an injury.

After any musculoskeletal surgeries like total hip replacement, total knee replacement, ankle surgery, shoulder surgeries etc., orthopedic physical therapy may help with pain relief, improve range of motion and strength, prevent excessive scar tissue buildup, and improve mobility and functional recovery.

Orthopedic physiotherapy can help treat pain, reduced range of motion and function related to acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions that involve the joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia.

Patients can benefit from physio treatment for joint pain and arthritis, which includes pain management, stretching, strengthening and flexibility exercises to help reduce disability.

Orthopedic Physiotherapists can focus on an appropriate treatment plan to help with pain management by relieving the soft tissue spasm and/or inflammation using mobilization, manipulation, massage, postural training, exercises, self-help plan with lifestyle modification, etc. and improve quality of life.

A Physical therapist who works primarily with older adults also called a geriatric physiotherapist, provides therapeutic exercise that can help improve their balance disorders to prevent falls and injury prevention, improve or maintain functional mobility, strengthen and improve general wellness, or stay active.

Muscle performance is determined by strength – the amount of force one can exert, power – how easily and quickly the muscle can perform the work and by endurance – the number of repetitions one can perform without fatigue.

Physiotherapists can help assess muscle and movement disorders to enhance an individual’s muscle performance, especially after an injury. They help improve your muscle length, strength and endurance by providing: muscle training through weights or resistance strength training, plyometrics, functional retraining etc.