General physical therapy

Physical therapy it’s a evidence-based safe and effective way to manage disability and pain while chasing mid & long term lasting positive effects in order to resume daily and sport activities that people were used to before an illness, disease, injury and/or surgery.

Our physical therapists provides general rehabilitation services for all the major musculoskeletal, orthopaedic, post-traumatic and physical activity related problems. Furthermore the offered services extent to sport physical therapy, post-operative rehabilitation, pediatric rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation, rehabilitation in rheumathology, cancer rehabilitation, respiratory rehabilitation, physical reconditioning and home delivered rehabilitation.

A solid amount of scientific publications now certify that physical therapy should be the first line of treatment when dealling with a vaste number of musculoskeletal conditions. Consequently speaking we provide general rehabilitation service for the following conditions, whether they are approached conservatively with physical therapy or in the pre & post operative phases in cooperation with the medical staff:

  • acute and chronic pain
  • ankle and foot injuries
  • balance deficits
  • hand trauma and injuries
  • hip and knee injuries
  • joint replacement
  • joint stiffness
  • Low Back Pain (LBP)
  • muscle injuries
  • neck pain and Whiplash Associated Disorders (WAD)
  • OA and arthritis related pain
  • orthopaedic conditions and injuries
  • overuse injuries
  • peripheral neuropathies
  • pre and post-surgical conditions
  • referred pain
  • repetitive stress injuries
  • shoulder and elbow injuries
  • spine related conditions
  • sports and performance injuries
  • women’s health and pregnancy related pain
  • work-related injuries

Our physical therapists evaluate, consult with GPs and involved specialist doctors - if necessary, set rehabilitative goals in a constantly shared process with our patients, eventually design a tailored treatment plan during which progresses and evolutions and tracked and periodically shared with the involved medical staff for an actual multidisciplinary approach in practice.

Our team of physical therapists is involved in a non-stop training process, constantly attending post-degree Continous Professional Development (CPD) courses and/or Masters; in addition to this, they observe surgical procedures with multiple surgeons we cooperate with in both Switzerland and Italy, and internal research groups are active in order to stay updated with the latest research evidencies and deliver an Evidence Based physical therapy.

We deliver the above mentioned general physical therapy services through:

  • pain management
  • rehabilitation plans & treatments
  • exercises & active physical therapy to reduce stiffness, improve balance and muscular strengh
  • specific strenght & conditioning programs
  • patients’ education
  • tailored home exercise programs