Common Conditions/ Sporting Injuries
Lower Back Pain Treatment
This is one of the most prevalent physical problems and currently affects millions of people worldwide. When back pain occurs it is typically from the bones (known as vertebrae), discs, muscles and ligaments where there is a dysfunction. Back pain in the lower region of the back can happen suddenly or develop over a period of time. More serious back pain can be from slipped discs, collapsed vertebrae, arthritis, or infections.
We are highly experienced and skilled in managing Back Pain. Treatment may include massage, mobilisation, exercises, postural advice, ergonomics, preventative measures and lifestyle changes.
Sprains and Strains Treatment
: A sprain refers to an injury to a ligament, which varies in severity depending on how badly its been torn. A strain describes damage to, or in more severe cases tearing of a muscle. These injuries can cause extreme pain and swelling, as well as loss of movement and function. A sprain refers to a tear to the ligament, which also can cause pain, swelling, bruising and loss of function. Our physiotherapist is experienced in providing the best treatment to ensure a quick recovery,
Sporting Injuries Treatment
Sports Injuries will affect nearly every sports person at some stage. For example, landing awkwardly or twisting a joint in a bad tackle is just a couple of ways an injury can occur. Nothing frustrates an athlete more than not being able to perform. These can vary from mild to severe and we aim to help the athlete to return to their sport as quickly and affectively as possible.
Whiplash is an injury to the neck when extreme movements are forced upon it in any direction. It could be as a result of a motor vehicle accident, or during many other activities, which involve external force being applied to the body. The most common symptoms are stiffness, muscle tension, headaches and possibly neurological symptoms. Our experience Physiotherapist will aim to get you pain free as quickly as possible using a range of techniques such as mobilisations, soft tissue massage, electrotherapy and a personalized home exercise programme.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition affecting many joints whereby the cartilage in between the joint is worn away. As a result these joint surfaces become more exposed to mechanical loading and inflammation occurs, therefore pain. Symptoms include joint pain, stiffness, weakness and swelling. Our Physiotherapist will assess the joint and give the best treatment programme to suit your individual need. Recent research shows exercise rehabilitation is the most effective way to approach this condition and our experienced Physiotherapist can guide you through this.
Shoulder Pain Treatment
Having shoulder pain can be a painful and debilitating experience. There are many different reasons for this and some of the common conditions include frozen shoulder, shoulder impingement, and labral tears.
Knee Pain Treatment
Knee pain can derive from many areas such as; the kneecap, ligaments, surrounding muscles and nerves. We work to treat your problem using conservative methods and an appropriate programme will be put in place following an initial assessment.
Foot and Heal Pain Treatment
The most common conditions include plantar fasciitis, torn ligaments, Achilles’ tendinopathy, stress fracture and Moreton’s Neuroma. There can be a number of reasons for the causes and our Physiotherapist will conduct full assessment including foot analysis, advice on foot wear, soft tissue massage, stretching, exercise prescription and electrotherapy.