What is manipulation/mobilisation?
Manipulations and mobilisations are manual techniques used to physically affect a joint. If you are feeling joint pain or stiffness your physiotherapist may decide that manipulations or mobilisations are the best course of treatment. There are a wide range of techniques that can be used to move a joint to increase its range of movement.
How does manipulation/mobilisationhelp?
Manipulations and mobilisations get the joint moving. This often takes place with the individual in a relaxed position. This allows the physiotherapist to move the joint within the desired range. This will achieve movement of the joint that would not be possible by the patient alone due to pain. The manipulation or mobilisation gets the joint moving which can:
Who benefits frommanipulation/mobilisation?
Manipulations and mobilisations can benefit many problems such as:
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