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Physical Therapy : Do I need an English Speaking Physiotherapist?

  To find an English Speaking physical therapy center is very important, just as it is to find a great physiotherapist. You will know the difference when you find a top professional and you will be stunned by the understanding and mastery of movements, body structure, posture, sport-related injuries and age related pain. Communication is crucial in the patient-physiotherapist relationship, just like with any doctor. Unanswered questions about the recovery time or issues related to daily quality of life can cause patients feelings of worry and uneasiness about the future. Moreover inaccuracy in the description of the physical therapy exercises can drive the patient to performing wrong movements, hindering the delicate healing process.

THROUGH STUDYING AND CARING FOR COMPETITIVE ATHLETES, MODERN PHYSICAL THERAPY HAS MADE SIGNIFICANT STEPS FORWARD IN THE CARE OF ALL PATIENTS.

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Our physiotherapist with tennis superstar Caroline Wozniacki

Our Physiotherapist

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Federica Scalabrino with Italian actor Giulio Berruti

Federica Scalabrino, M.S., P.T. is a board-certified physiotherapist, WTA (Women Tennis Association) Primary Health Care Provider and Private Physiotherapist under the WTA Concierge Service for tennis superstar Serena Williams. She has many years of experience with top performing athletes and artists, and a deep understanding of the musculo-skeletal structure. She also teaches rehabilitation after a mastectomy for women who have fought breast cancer. she is also a passionate runner and great expert of rehabilitation approaches to running-related injuries.    

Physical Therapy at our clinic in Rome

Our physical therapy and orthopedics services include manual therapies, physical modalities and personalized training programs.

MANUAL THERAPIES

Manual therapy with skilled, specific hands-on techniques allows to mobilize and manipulate joints, apply pressure to the soft tissues of the body, such as the muscles. This technique help to reduce pain, improve joint mechanics and allow for early return to exercise and daily function. Massage can be helpful for:
  • Muscle tension
  • Low back pain
  • Foot pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Knee pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Hand, wrist, elbow pain
  • Sport and work related injuries.
Other manual therapies available include:
  • Cupping
  • Kinesio Taping®

THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES

The use of physical agents and devices to ease pain and restore function dates back to the very beginning of medical practice. Technology has recently increased the number of modalities available to the physiotherapist.
  • Superficial Heat therapy
  • Deep heating therapy (Tecartherapy)
  • Low-level laser therapy
  • Electrotherapy (TENS)

Personal training

Individual, one-on-one,  effective and customized approach to post-rehabilitation or post-injury personal training. Our physiotherapist will design and implement personal training program aimed to gradually restore your fitness and ultimately your health and original athletic skill level. 

In addition to restore function, our program will be designed to help you improve your performance by assessing your weak spots, avoiding inefficient movement patterns or asymmetries and preventing dysfunction which can later lead to injuries.

Whether you want to speed your recovery from injury, increase your strength or endurance, or improve your performance, we will be on your side to motivate you in a safe and reassuring way.  If you are looking for an English Speaking Physiotherapist in Rome, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our clinic is located in the center of Rome, very close to the Spanish Steps and to the Metro station Spagna.