Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future.
Physiotherapy can be helpful for people of all ages with a wide range of health conditions. Physiotherapy helps with back pain or sudden injury, managing long-term conditions such as arthritis and in preparing for or recovering from childbirth or a sporting event. At the core is the patient’s involvement in their own care.
All our Physiotherapists are Chartered, members of the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) and are registered with all major insurance companies.
Common conditions our physiotherapy team treat include:
• Acute and chronic back pain including sciatica
• Neck pain & headaches
• Joint pain including shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee ankle & muscle strains
• Running injuries
• Repetitive strain injury
• Skiing injuries
• Pre & post operative rehabilitation:
- ACL conservative and post-operative rehabilitation
- Shoulder surgery including replacements, stabilisation, cuff repair
- Knee surgery including meniscus, ligaments and replacements
- Hip surgery including replacements
- Foot & ankle surgery including soft tissue repair, bunionectomy, replacements
A thorough assessment and discussion of your treatment goals is carried out followed by a physical examination. An appropriate treatment plan if formulated which may include:
- Exercise prescription – exercises may be recommended to improve your general health and mobility and to strengthen specific muscles of your body
- Joint mobilisation and manipulation – the physiotherapist uses their hands to help relieve pain and stiffness to encourage better movement
- Soft tissue release
- Taping of joints & soft tissue
- Sports specific rehabilitation
- Postural advice and education – we can give general advice about things that can affect your daily lives, such as posture, correct lifting or carrying techniques to help prevent injuries
- Ergonomic advice and education