Physiotherapy

Conditions Treated:

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Back pain

This the most common problem with a wide range of symptoms affecting the whole body.

  • Acute or long-standing pain
  • Nerve pain referring into the leg
  • Joint stiffness
  • Muscle weakness

Neck Pain

  • Acute muscle spasm
  • Whiplash injury
  • Nerve pain referring into the arms
  • Arthritis

Headaches

Neck problems often refer pain into the head. A thorough assessment would be made to establish the cause of your pain and how physiotherapy could help.

Dizziness

This could be a symptom of neck or upper back related problems after other causes have been excluded.

Sports Injuries

You do not have to be an Olympic athlete to benefit from physiotherapy. Having treatment as soon as possible will aid the quality of your recovery and help prevent further problems, no matter how minor.

  • Recent sprains and strains
  • Running injuries and pains
  • Rehabilitation exercises to return to sport

Shoulder Pain

Pain can be caused by: bad posture, overstretching, previous falls, leading to pain and pinching of tendons, muscles and nerves, on movement or lying in bed.

Frozen Shoulder

Characterised by severe pain initially then restriction and pain on any movement.

Repetitive Strain Injury [RSI]

Now known as Work Related Upper Limb Disorder, leading to pain, pins and needles, heaviness, numbness and weakness.

Tennis and Golfers Elbow

Not always associated with sports but can arise from any repetitive action causing pain and inflammation in the soft tissue of the arms.

Back Pain in Pregnancy

Soft tissue massage, postural advice and supports and exercises are effective in alleviating back pain at any stage of the pregnancy.

Post-Operative Joint Replacement

Knee, hip and shoulder replacements benefit from massage, exercise advice and pain relief on returning home. We will liase with your surgeon regarding your progress and treatment.

Osteoarthritis

This condition affects many joints causing pain, swelling, weakness and loss of movement. Soft tissue stretches, massage, exercise and postural advice can be of benefit regardless of the severity of the condition.