A manual therapist is a physiotherapist that has furthered his studies into manual therapy (for kids and for adults). He has additional knowledge of movements of the body, especially that of the spine. Through this specialised education, a manual therapist is highly qualified to evaluate and assess the source of one’s complaints and find a solution that fits the body’s needs.
Manual Therapy has two goals:
1) the recovery of function in the joints
2) the improvement of posture and movement
The manual therapist utilises a number of specific techniques.
Usually, the effects of manual therapy can be noticed immediately.
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