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Services Physiotherapy and Osteopathy

Unit of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery, experts in the prevention , diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Injured Traffic Unit for a comprehensive treatment of the injured traffic .

Physiotherapy Unit , Ostepatía , Acupuncture and more.

FAQ

When you visit a physical therapist ?

In Active Physiotherapy and Osteopathy we have qualified staff that constantly works to ensure the welfare of our patients.
Prevent and treat in time any kind of injury or bodily discomfort is essential for good health.
So since 2010 we are offering a wide variety of services designed to improve the quality of people´s live who rely on our firm.
Feel free to visit us.

What are the differences between a physiotherapist and a massage therapist ?

The therapist has a university degree which includes not only theoretical training quality , but a significant workload of practice in hospitals , health centers , nursing , unit and early stimulation amputees .
On the other hand the massage therapist has no official title , so is not able to perform health activities such as massage, stretching or joint manipulations aimed at treating certain illness or injuries.
The College of Physiotherapists of Andalusia also warns of the risks of using massage services on the beach , since the user is unaware of the training of the person who gives massages and often poor hygiene of these services (often do not wash their hands between one person and another ) being able to transmit infectious diseases.

What is Osteopathy ?

It is a holistic therapy , ie that values and treats the whole body.
It was developed by Dr. Andrew Taylor Still , and based on all body systems (structural, visceral and cranial ) work together and therefore changes in one affect the operation of others.
Osteopathy patient recognizes not only musculoskeletal problems but also the tensions in the visceral and head system, so that a session of osteopathy consists specific for each of these systems manual techniques.

WHAT IS EPI® ?

Intracellular Percutaneous Electrolysis is a technique created by José Manuel Sánchez .
Initially interested tendinopathies unresponsive to anti-inflammatory treatments conventional physiotherapy .
So , assorted injuries of tendons into 2 groups , those that were associated with an inflammatory response of the tissue (tendinitis ) and who were associated with degeneration without inflammatory response, which failed healing and fibrosis was made ( tendinosis ) .
It is in tendinosis where it has a great effect PID. EPI produces a focused treatment in the site of injury , resulting in lysis of fibrotic tissue. This induces an inflammatory response that allows the regeneration of damaged tissue .

HOW DOES THE Kinesiotape ?

The famous colored strips are used both to treat muscle injuries such as tendon , ligament and joint problems. Different colors act as chromotherapy.
Although they have more than 30 years in use in Japan , until recently it has not started its implementation in Europe.
This type of bandage does not take any medication , is elastic , cotton 100 % hypoallergenic and can be wet . It allows optimum movement of the affected area. They should be set from a minimum of 3 days to a maximum of 7 .
The application of the strips causes a decompression in the painful area to reduce inflammation and pain.