Chiropractic is a regulated primary healthcare profession. Chiropractors are trained to diagnose, treat, manage and prevent disorders of the musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, and muscles), as well as the effects these disorders can have on the nervous system and general health.
Physiotherapy is a holistic approach that helps to restore movement and functionality when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. Physiotherapists help alleviate pain through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. They maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain and prevent disease.
Sports massage is a form of massage involving the manipulation of soft tissue, such as skin, tendons or ligaments to benefit someone who is engaged in regular physical activity. The use of sports massage may strengthen performance, assist recovery and helps to avoid injury.
The role of Foot Healthcare Practitioner is to provide routine footcare treatment, diagnose, treat, manage, and prevent disorders. This also may involve advice on footwear and hosiery. A practitioner is also able to make referral, as necessary. Prevention is better than cure, painful feet can be totally debilitating. Healthy feet are essential for keeping mobile and independent.