considers the way the body moves and treats conditions affecting movement, be it by pain, poor control, instability or through neurological mechanisms. It aims to restore full function where possible and prevent re-injury.
Physiotherapists are qualified in assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of poor movement patterns. They look at the patient as a whole and aim to provide the best possible outcome for each patient, optimising their recovery process.
joint mobilisation, massage, myofascial release and stretching to ease tightness.
using mobility of the spine and limbs to ease stiffness and restore movement.
to aid in pain relief, increase circulation and restore correct muscle activation, including ultrasound, laser, pulsed electromagnetic therapy, TENS, NMS.
Exercise prescription and ergonomic advice
day-to-day functional and useful tips on how to maintain your improved and pain free movement.
can simply be described as exercise in water, the characteristics and properties of which may be used to create techniques that enhance activity in the water.
Return To Work
using a weekly rehabilitation/exercise programme to build technique, strength and fitness to ensure you return to work healthy and with a good knowledge of how to prevent further injury.