What Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?
Cognitive behavioural therapy is a practical problem-solving approach to psychological or health difficulties. It tends to be short term, focussed, often with real life tasks set for you to work on between sessions. Based on well established research it is generally considered one of the most effective therapies available.
- Muscular relaxation and decreased muscle spasm.
- Decreased pain due to easing of muscle tension and release of your body endorphins
- Improvement in circulation and reduction in swelling and tissue oedema
- A feeling of well-being
Massage has been used by physiotherapists since the foundation of the profession. It is used for the treatment of a whole range of soft tissue problems to tissues such as ligaments, muscle, tendons and fascia.
Physiotherapists are experts in the field of rehabilitation. We use the integrated theory of biomechanics and exercise therapy and current research, to regain normal movement, strength and endurance of the injured area and to re-establish normal fitness following injury, surgery or disease processes.
Active VIII physiotherapists use a wide variety of physical agents to help reduce pain and/or inflammation. We also use special modalities to stimulate weak muscles, to measure muscle activity, and muscle performance.