Health and wellness: What is Physiotherapy and its importance in your life

On this week’s health and wellness we talk to a physiotherapist who is passionate about treating athletes, particularly teenaged athletes. Physiotherapists specialises in maximising human movement, function and potential.

Natalie Petersen, physiotherapist, hopes to increase public awareness of what physiotherapy can do. She says that anyone can visit a physiotherapist without a doctor’s referral.

Adolescents are often undermined when it comes to injuries. I’m trying to get the public aware of the fact that the injuries they suffer are actually quite serious because of the end growth plates, the vulnerable areas inside the bones, which means that a teenager will first fracture a bone before they tear a muscle ….

Natalie Petersen

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