Hong Kongers are super active, love hiking and enjoy high-intensity sports. However, this somehow boils down to some form of injury and other pain-related reduced movements. Thankfully we have physiotherapy or, in other words, Physical therapy. It is a holistic approach to healthcare and plays a vital role in pain relief, healing and rehabilitation. Physiotherapists treat by stimulating natural healing mechanisms to promote healing.
Prohealth Sports And Spinal Physiotherapy Hong Kong has experts in physiotherapy who provide treatments for all kinds of ailments and injuries. Additionally, they specialize in women’s health-related issues, including pre and postnatal back pain, pelvic dysfunction and prolapsed pelvic floor treatments. Here the experts advise on two pressing issues: pre/postnatal physiotherapy, post-surgery rehabilitation, and tips for women who have active lifestyles.
Maritza Lue was part of the Equestrian Events of the Olympic Games in 2008, which was held in Hong Kong. She has expertise in treating women’s physiotherapy issues, including stress incontinence, urge incontinence, and prolapsed pelvic floor by combining electrical stimulation and reformer-based pilates.
With Maritza's expertise, she has been able to help treat women's issues such as runner's incontinence, weakness of the pelvic floor muscles. She determines the type of incontinence and analyzes the lifestyle and diet. And lastly, she offers appropriate treatment modalities and prescribes home exercises as well.
She also offers physiotherapy for musculoskeletal conditions, such as back pain, neck pain, pelvic and sacroiliac joint pain, tennis elbow, mummy thumb, etc. She specializes in Pilates that consists of low-impact flexibility, muscular strength and endurance movements that emphasize proper postural alignment and muscle balance. She offers workouts with the reformer machine for high-intensity but low-impact exercises to help build a stronger core.
Melanie Potgieter is from South Africa. As a physiotherapist for the Hong Kong Netball Association Elite Programme, she is familiar with treating sports injuries and helping athletes return to their peak performance. Melanie also specializes in issues faced by women such as pelvic dysfunction, back pain, strengthening the core post-pregnancy, post-mastectomy and abdominal /cosmetic surgeries, lymph drainage for cancer, including acute sports injuries and post surgeries.
Depending on the type of surgery, Melanie checks the range of movement of the surrounding joints, scar tissue mobility and sensitivity. And with physical evaluation and pregnancy history, Melanie offers rehabilitation and initiates gentle exercises which activate the core muscles. She offers self-management techniques to help in progressive recovery to better health. And also offers rehabilitation that includes soft tissue massage at the area of scar and swelling after breast cancer surgery or any surgery.
Dina Law was part of the Hong Kong Rhythm Gymnastics Team. Her main focus is common injuries faced by gymnasts, dancers and sports athletes with hypermobile joints. Graduating with a Masters in Physiotherapy from Otago New Zealand, Dina has expertise in women’s health physiotherapy issues including incontinence and prolapsed pelvic floor, pre and post-natal back pain. In addition, she specializes in hypermobility issues and orthopedic manipulative therapy.
She helps treat physical issues like back injuries, sports injuries and posture issues using various techniques like massage, acupuncture, ultrasound etc. Dina also prescribes exercises to help patients strengthen the right muscles or help the body to heal correctly.
For pre-pregnancy, she offers advice on correct posture during pregnancy, appropriate sleeping positions including active birth positions that can strengthen core muscles and back muscles to prevent back pain during and after pregnancy. Post-pregnancy, Dina helps examine and determine the root cause, severity of pain and choose an appropriate technique to treat the problem. Design personalized Pilates treatment with the reformer to mend abdominal separation. Facilitate postnatal recovery and return to previous lifestyle and hobbies
Contact Prohealth Sports And Spinal Hong Kong for a personal consultation. Or you can reach them at +852 2715 4577.
Jardine House Branch: 715 Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong,
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