Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are the third largest health profession after doctors and nurses. They take a whole-person approach to their patient’s health & wellbeing. The aim of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is to reduce pain, correct and restore movement & function, prevent injuries occuring and improve sports performance.

Physiotherapy can be beneficial for:

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Neck pain
Peripheral joint pain (including all joints of the arm/leg)
Muscle/tendon/ligament pain
Arthritis
Sports Injuries (Preventative and rehabilitative)
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What to Expect at your appointment

Your first appointment will last approximatelly 1 hour. Your Physio will ask you questions about the history of your condition then will perform a physical assessment which will include observation and special tests of your problematic area. Follow up appointments will last approximately 30 or 45 minutes. It is our aim for you to leave the session feeling educated about your condition. Please feel free to ask any questions throughout your appointment

Physiotherapy utilises a range of techniques. These may include:

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Education
Self Management Advice
Postural Advice
Movement Re-education
Gait Re-education
Joint Mobilisation
Soft Tissue Techniques
Neural Mobilisation
Kinesiology Taping
Relaxation Techniques
Pain & Stress Management
Electrotherapy

Our team are always happy to help or give advice, if you have any questions on how physiotherapy can help you please feel free to call for advice. Do not forget we always offer a FREE 30 Minute Consultation to all, with no obligations.