Physiotherapy

Mediclinic Dubai Mall physiotherapists provide evidence based physiotherapy services in an outpatient setting to adult individuals with an acute or chronic musculoskeletal problem, including pelvic floor dysfunctions, aiming to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability.

In addition, they support the day care unit, by providing post-surgical advice and exercises to patients that undergo an orthopaedic procedure in order to ensure the best possible post-surgical outcome.

The physiotherapy department offers a complete physical examination and treatment procedures of spinal and peripheral musculoskeletal disorders, sports related injuries, orthopedic cases and women and men’s pelvic floor related issues provided by a licensed therapist with the necessary expertise to deliver high quality, evidence-based therapy.

1. Trauma and Orthopedics

  • Trauma
  • Elective surgery

2. Women’s health

  • Pre and post natal care
  • Management of pre and post-operative breast and uro-gynaecological surgeries
  • Outpatient – in addition to the specific services listed under musculoskeletal physiotherapy

The women’s health department includes:

  • Management of male and female urinary and bowel Incontinence
  • Management of pelvic floor dysfunctions – this may include NMES and biofeedback
  • Management of pelvic pain
  • Management of pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain (PGP)

3. Musculoskeletal

Some specific services of musculoskeletal physiotherapy include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Post-operative orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Ergonomic assessment and advice
  • Exercise therapy
    • Strengthening and conditioning
    • Flexibility exercises
    • Clinical Pilates
  • Electrotherapy
    • Ultrasound (US)
    • Interferential current (IFC)
    • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT)
    • Laser therapy
    • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
    • Electrical Muscular stimulation (EMS)
  • Manual therapy
    • Spinal and peripheral mobilisation techniques
    • Spinal manipulation
    • Soft tissue techniques – trigger point therapy, myofascial release
    • Neuro-structural integration
    • Neural tissue mobilisation
  • Tapping techniques
  • Dry needling/acupuncture
  • Gait and running biomechanical analysis
  • Patient education
  • Health promotion

4.            Sports therapy

  • Plyometrics
  • Exercise prescription
  • Late stage rehab

5.            Pain management