Physiotherapy can be effective in treating both acute (new or recent) and chronic (long established) problems. Our Physiotherapists are chartered degree educated Health Professionals who can diagnose the painful or limiting condition you have, then help repair damage, accelerate the healing process, reduce pain and stiffness and prevent recurrence.
We can help you restore, maintain and promote health and function through very detailed physical examination, diagnosis, physical intervention, rehabilitation, prognosis, patient education, disease prevention and health promotion.
Your first appointment will last 45 minutes. During this time YOUR physiotherapist will listen carefully and take note of your account of the injury or painful complaint. A note of your medical history and any other complaints that may be relevant to the affected area will also be made.
Please wear appropriate clothing for your appointment, the Physiotherapist will be required to access the painful area for assessment and treatment purposes. We also require a note of any medication you may be on.
After your assessment your Physiotherapist will then decide on the correct treatment approach for the Diagnosis they have made. Below is a list of some common painful complaints and examples of how the Physiotherapist may treat them.
- Back pain – Manual Physiotherapy treatment techniques (Mobilisation or Manipulation of the spine), exercises and acupuncture are all effective ways of treating back pain.
- Neck pain– Manual physiotherapy (Mobilisation or Manipulation of the spine) treatment techniques, exercises and acupuncture are all effective ways of treating back pain.
- Joint and muscle problems (Tendinitis, Impingement, Bursitis, Muscle or Tendon tears) – Mobilisation or Manipulation, Sports Massage, Sports taping, Exercises, Shockwave Therapy can be beneficial treatments for joint and muscle problems.
- Sports Injuries– As the injury starts to heal the treatment plan will change and will be closely matched to the stages of healing of the injury. Stretching, strengthening, Sports Massage, myofascial release, Acupuncture, Shockwave Therapy and taping may all be used. Rehabilitation exercises are also critical to regain endurance, power and capacity in the soft tissue to take and off load force.
- Post-surgery rehabilitation – hip, knee, shoulder joint replacement for example can benefit from mobilisation, stretches and progressive strengthening exercises.
- Post-fracture rehabilitation. Whether it be a fracture that has required surgery or left to heal conservatively, a course of physiotherapy will improve your flexibility, strength and reduce any functional impairment following a fracture.
- Arthritis– can be helped with manual techniques like mobilisation, nags and snags, acupuncture, rehabilitation exercises and plenty advice.
- Mobility Problems. A progressive and safe programme of strengthening, stretching and balance exercises and gait re-education can improve mobility for a variety of people. We offer Active Aging Strength and Conditioning Classes for the Older population seeking to maintain balance and strength as they age.
- Neurological impairment like stroke rehabilitation, MS, Parkinsons, Peripheral vascular disease. Physiotherapy is key to assisting recovery from Stroke, or with some other Neurological diseases it is vital to identifying early signs of deterioration as well as helping maintain quality of life and function.
- Headaches. Robust clinical trials provide significant evidence that acupuncture can treat headaches and migraines. There are also physiotherapy techniques specifically to the 1st and 2nd vertebrae that can reduce pain associated with headaches. Stretching and lengthening tight musculature around the neck and the head also help too. We can do this using our Sports Massage techniques.
Physio Costs (Includes personalised exercise programme and access to the Physio App or Personalised Physio video link).
- Physiotherapy initial assessment 45 minutes: £45-£55
- Physiotherapy follow up treatment session 30 minute: £38.50
- Some consumables may be incur an additional charge.