Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions
We are sure that many of the questions you may have or the questions you would like to ask us will be answered from the list we have created with the Most Frequently Asked Questions. Even if that does not happen, you can always call us or visit us.
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Physiotherapy is the science of diagnosing and treating patients who have pain or difficulty moving or performing functional activities due to an illness, health problem or injury.
Physiotherapy actively helps to relieve pain and prevent and treat mobility problems. It also improves and maintains physical performance, mobility and helps prevent injuries. With all the above, it improves the overall quality of life.
To all those who have a problem with pain, movement or functionality, which may be caused by factors such as, injuries, various diseases, poor posture, age, etc. Our physiotherapy can also be applied preventively, ensuring good physical condition and well-being.
Professionally trained physiotherapists staff register in the Ministry of Health and the Cyprus Physiotherapist Association.
Our promise to continually upgrade our knowledge and the latest international recovery protocols.
We have state-of-the-art technology in the field of physiotherapy and rehabilitation to help the patient recover faster.
An appropriate environment in which the patient can enjoy all the benefits of a proper treatment.
Yes! All patients improve from the very first sessions and return to their daily routine asymptomatically. By consistently completing the recovery program, you will clearly be better off. Even after your improvement or completion of the sessions, we make sure to provide you with all the necessary information and exercises so that you are able to prevent any possible recurrence or injury.
No! The treatment is tailored to each patient according to his age, physical condition and health level. In short, it is unique and personalized for each patient.
The usual duration of a full physiotherapy session is 45 minutes to 1 hour. The first session usually lasts longer, as it also includes a detailed clinical examination that includes taking your history and some special tests.
Usually 2-3 treatments per week for the first 2 weeks and as the symptoms are minimized about 1 treatment per week for 4 weeks.
For acute musculoskeletal injuries and respiratory diseases about 10-15 treatments.
For postoperative problems from 15-20 treatments.
For chronic neurological diseases from 3 months to 1 year.
After the evaluation during the first visit, the physiotherapist makes an assessment and sets some goals (short-term and long-term), so that you know that you are in a treatment plan with specific achievement goals, but also a specific time period for their implementation.
Regardless of the diagnostic ability of the physiotherapist, it is advisable to consult a doctor first about the specific specialty of your condition. Doctor – physiotherapist work together as a team for the best possible result for you.
It is advisable to have with you whatever medical diagnosis and examination you have performed (eg X-rays, magnetic resonance, medical opinions, etc.) as well as the results of these tests.
It would be good to wear comfortable clothes, depending on the area to be treated, so that they are easily accessible by the physiotherapist. We also recommend that you have a pair of shorts or a swimming costume with you, in case the problem is in the lower extremities.
Yes, we would say that our PHEXMED centers in both PAPHOS and APHRODITE HILLS are easily accessible to everyone! We have met all the technical specifications so that patients with mobility problems who cannot climb stairs can use the wheelchair and elevator ramp. We also have a large parking lot, so you can visit us in your vehicle without worrying about where to park.