Nicole Faulmann Physiotherapy
Nicole Faulmann Physiotherapy is based at 297 Main Road, Kenilworth, Cape Town, we also have branches at Kromboom Medi Centre, Kromboom Road, Crawford and Strandfontein Road, Ottery .
I Nicole Faulmann am just like you. I love participating in sport and all outdoor activities. So when injuries get in the way I know exactly how you feel, thus my chosen profession.
NF Physiotherapy will provide you with a thorough examination according to your presenting symptoms and limitations. Once a diagnosis is made a continuous assessment of your response to physiotherapy treatment and progress is monitored. We are then able to manage your pain and/or injuries to the muscular, skeletal and neural components of the body by comprehensive combination of skills to get you back to what you love doing as soon as possible.
Treatment is aimed at restoring the best possible function by return to your normal routine, be that work or sport, as soon as possible. This is achieved by eliminating the cause of the dysfunction by reducing pain and/or stiffness and aid repair of damaged tissues by aiding the body’s natural healing mechanisms.
Physiotherapy treatment may involve different ways of relieving pain, restoring function, flexibility and strength. Skilled hands on techniques used may include mobilisations of joints, soft tissues or neural tissues, individualised exercise programmes, strapping, manipulation, postural correction, electrotherapy, dry needling, exercises and muscle rehabilitation, and very importantly, patient education.
Research has shown that prompt physiotherapy assessment and treatment may help the recovery of many of the conditions below. Even if you have been suffering for years, Physiotherapy can help to change habits, lifestyle and both general and specific muscle/joint fitness, that may reduce pain.
Chest Physiotherapy: Acute bronchitis, pneumonia, respiratory infections
Soft Tissue Injuries: Muscle, ligament and tendon sprains and tears
Spinal conditions: Long-standing or recent back/neck pain, headaches, sciatica, prolapsed disc, trapped nerve, muscle spasm
Joint problems: Cartilage problems, golfers and tennis elbow, stiffness, swelling and pain in ankles, knees, hips, shoulders, elbows, wrists, hands and jaw. After fractures, dislocations
As well as pain associated with arthritic conditions
Rehabilitation: Following surgery to facilitate return to work / sport following injury
Other conditions: Whiplash, repetitive strain injuries, headaches, pregnancy related problems and postural problems, post–operative conditions following fracture or trauma
Paediatrics: Cerebral palsy; care of children with minimal brain dysfunction; developmental abnormalities; the prevention of orthopaedic and postural deformities.
Geriatrics: Care of the aged in all related fields of medicine and surgery; prophylactic treatment; rehabilitation and recreational activities.
Physiotherapists are first line practitioners, meaning you do not need to be referred by your GP. After a thorough examination, if we find that physiotherapy treatment will not benefit you or further ingestion is required we can refer you accordingly.
If you are unsure whether physiotherapy will benefit you, or you're struggling with any of thee above please do not hesitate to contact me.
Excellent Physio. Very passionate about her patients. Will definitely continue to use Nicole as my Physio.
Very Good, Highly recommend Nicole. She really knows what she is doing and is so patient.
I would definitely recommend Nicole for your physio needs. She is thorough in her examinations and treatment. Very patient and friendly
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