Physiotherapy is an evidence based profession which takes a ‘whole person’ approach to the health and wellbeing of their patients and their injuries, including their general lifestyle.
At the core is the patient’s involvement in their own care, through education, awareness, empowerment and participation in their treatment.
Physiotherapists treat injuries and conditions which affect the muscles, joints, and soft tissues through the use of manual therapy, movement and exercise, education and advice.
Using physiotherapy you can treat:
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (EWST) is a pain management technique that introduces high-energy sound waves into the painful areas of the body.
Pain can make life difficult and reduce your mobility. ESWT can help to alleviate acute or chronic pain in all major joints, as well as decreasing muscular tension.
ESWT commonly treats conditions such as:
If any of the following apply to you then please notify your clinician prior to your session if:
For more information on ESWT click here, or alternatively speak to your therapist in the clinic.
Acupuncture is one of the many skills used by physiotherapists as part of an intergrated approach in the management of pain, inflammation and to enhance the bodies own healing chemicals to aid recovery, healing and rehabilitation.
All our Physiotherapists practicing acupuncture are members of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and will use acupuncture to aid with pain relief and to complement their manual therapy skills. Following an in depth physiotherapy assessment treatment will begin with an aim to restore the bodies systems to a state of balance.
For further information please visit www.aacp.co.uk
"Viscera" relates to the internal organs of the body, such as the liver, kidneys and intestines. Visceral Manipulation is a gentle manual therapy that aids your body's ability to release restrictions and unhealthy compensations that cause pain and dysfunction.
This delicate manual therapy is often cited as a missing link in the treatment of recurring musculoskeletal pain, postural distortions and biomechanical dysfunction.