Physiotherapists treat patients with physical problems resulting from injury, illness, ageing or disability. A physiotherapist can help people of all ages including children, the elderly and people with sports injuries.
Physiotherapy includes the treatment of a variety of common problems such as backache, neck and shoulder pain. A range of skills and techniques can be used to treat problems, including manipulation and massage, stretches and exercises, electrotherapy treatments, acupuncture and advice on posture and work-related mechanical problems.
Our Physiotherapist will work with you to identify and improve your movement and function and provide you with advice on how to avoid further injury or pain.
Physiotherapy can be used to treat:
Whiplash, work related Injuries, lower back pain, back pain and sciatica, neck pain, arm pain, stiff neck and shoulders, upper and lower limb problems, sports injuries, muscle strains and sprains, ligament tears, joint pain or restriction of movement, arthritis, knee pain, foot and hand problems, frozen shoulder and tennis elbow.
2) Shockwave Therapy
Shockwave therapy is a safe and effective treatment for chronic pain and musculoskeletal injuries. It is used by both Physiotherapists and Podiatrists. Physiological effects of this treatment demonstrated positive effects on the healing of tissue and as a result, the technology has been utilised in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries ever since.
- Proven to reduce pain by more than 60%
- A new and existing modality revolutionising treatment outcome
- Fast and long-lasting pain relief
- Non-invasive treatment – no surgery, no injections
- Low-cost solution for chronic pain
- Acoustic waves generated by Shockwave trigger biological effects which lead to faster and long-term healing and regeneration of the tissue.
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Acupuncture originated in China many centuries ago and involves inserting very fine needles into the skin at specific points called acupuncture points (Dry Needling). Acupuncture stimulates the body to produce endorphins and oxytocin, its own pain and stress relieving chemicals. Acupuncture can not only help with help joint, back and neck pain, but can also be used to treat other problems listed below.
- Joint Aches & Pains
- Muscle & Tendon problems
- Headaches & Migraines
- Stress, Depression & Anxiety
- Support to stop Smoking
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- PMT & Period Pain & Menopausal symptoms
- Sleep problems
- Asthma and Hayfever
If you are uncertain whether you require physiotherapy, acupuncture, or a combination of both therapies to treat your condition, please contact the practice to discuss this matter. We are only too pleased to advise individuals on the best course of treatment to take.
4) Podiatry and Chiropody
Chiropody and Podiatry services include: Expert Nail cutting, Corn and Callus removal, Diabetic assessments, biomechanics, assessment of your walking & running pattern (gait analysis), wound management, Fungal nail, and Verruca treatment.
To make sure you are seeing a qualified Podiatrist check the HCPC register.
Our Podiatrist offers a range of footcare treatments ranging from:
- Expert nail clipping
- Thickened nail reduction
- Callus and Corn removal
- Hard skin removal
- Diabetic foot assessments
- Foot health assessments
- Emollient advice and regimes for foot skin problems
- Information and advice on Fungal nails and dealing with verrucae
Treatment 1 – The Full Works
Nails, Corns, Hard Skin, Cracked Heels, finishing with a relaxing foot massage
Treatment 2 – Expert Nail Cutting
Reduction & expert cutting of thick, brittle and tough nails. Filing and smoothing and cream applied to the feet.
You should leave our clinic in comfort, with reduced or pain free and with improved mobility.
Our treatments are individually tailored to your footcare needs.
We recommend a visit every 6 to 8 weeks.
What can I expect?
Please allow an hour for your first appointment
You will be assessed and given a health check. Registration forms need to be filled – remember you may you need your glasses.
The Podiatrist will examine your feet. Wear comfortable footwear and the Podiatrist will be able to help if you require assistance.
All Clinicians will be in full PPE.