Author Archives: Dan Townsend

What is Physiotherapy?

What is physiotherapy? Massage? Exercise? Rehabilitation? Stretches? Prodding and poking? Manipulation? Over the years Physiotherapy has utilised all of these to treat a variety of people.  What many patients are not aware of is that in the past 10 years the Physiotherapy profession has been going through somewhat of a reform.  With the emergence of high-class […]

Ultrasound and Injections

Diagnostic ultrasound is rapidly growing as the most effective form of imaging and intervention in musculoskeletal medicine. Diagnostic ultrasound is a natural extension to a clinical assessment and is invaluable in the diagnosis and management of peripheral joint, soft tissue (muscle, tendon and ligament) and nerve injuries. Research and development of diagnostic ultrasound conclude that is often as accurate, and […]