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Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function resulting from injury, disability or illness.

A physiotherapist can assess your movement and function, and develop a treatment plan together with you, your whānau/family and caregivers to restore or develop your potential including:

  • Maximise your physical function
  • Managing respiratory illness
  • Support to prevent falls and improve balance
  • Help with mobility aids
  • Assist you to self-manage conditions
  • Support after surgery to enable full recovery
  • Ensure safe discharge back home or to community support providers
  • Treat women’s health issues after mastectomy or pelvic problems
  • Manage lymphoedema
  • Support parents to manage their child’s condition/illness

We provide physiotherapy services to inpatients, outpatients and the community across the West Coast.

Page last updated: 25 May 2021

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