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Techniques and treatment approach

Techniques and treatment approach

ALYN's physiotherapists are qualified and skilled in the use of all recognized physiotherapy techniques including unique hydrotherapy methods. Clients benefit from the most up-to-date equipment available.  ALYN's physiotherapists are involved in on-going research projects and as a result regularly introduce original and innovative treatment methods.

Treatment approach includes:

  • Teaching independent transfers from the bed, floor or chair to walking, climbing stairs, running, playing ball etc.
  • Improving balance in various functional situations.
  • Hydrotherapy (therapy in the water) for improvement of range of motion, muscle relaxation, muscle strengthening, balance etc.
  • Tricycle riding for muscle strength and endurance training.
  • Methods of respiratory function training including use of a CoughAssist Mechanical Insufflator-Exsufflator and other tools.
  • Equipment and appliance fitting including making leg splints for babies and children.
  • Teaching children and families exercises to continue at home.
  • Use of various objective instruments to assess abilities.