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Physiotherapy is a discipline that deals with recent and chronic injuries, pain, and biomechanical problems. Examples of conditions that can benefit from physiotherapy include sprains and strains; back and neck problems; headaches; jaw pain; shoulder injuries; repetitive-strain injuries; and arthritis.
The primary therapeutic goals are to alleviate pain and other discomfort; reduce stiffness, inflammation and swelling; promote healing; strengthen weakened muscles; and restore balance and coordination.
The health literature has recognized the relationships between one body region and the functional performance of another. Simply put one body part (i.e., feet) has a compensatory effect on other body regions (i.e., upper body, golf swing). This rational translates into the premise that the body functions as a whole as opposed to functioning regionally. In this case I am comparing one regional body part (your feet) and the use of foot orthotics in affecting the body as a whole, in an effort to enhance golf performance.