Your first appointment will start with an initial assessment involving questions and physical tests.
A physiotherapist will ask you many detailed questions about your pain or injury and what are your goals for treatment.
Next your physiotherapist may do several physical tests to determine things such as your:
- Range of Motion (mobility and flexibility)
- Ligament and Joint stability
- Reflexes, Sensation
- Nerve Tests
- Palpation (which specific ligaments, bones, joints, tendons are tender to touch
These tests are designed to help your physiotherapist diagnose your pain or injury, and then determine the best treatment plan for your condition.