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What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a science-based profession which helps people affected by injury, illness and disability. At Healthcare we like to treat the person as a whole addressing the injury as well as each person’s general lifestyle, health and fitness. By doing this we strive to get to the root cause of your problem and help eliminate contributing factors allowing you to return to sport or to simply fully enjoy your normal activities in daily life.

Treatment is tailored to suit the needs of each individual client and can include manual therapy, exercise, taping, acupuncture, correction of movement patterns, sport-specific rehabilitation, education and advice.

The physiotherapist will aim to relieve pain, restore range of movement and normal movement patterns to allow full resolution of your issue or if this is not possible to help alleviate and manage your symptoms. Through education, advice and exercise the physiotherapist will also provide you with the knowledge to continue with an individually tailored home exercises alongside a management programme to help prevent recurrence of the injury.

Who can be treated with Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy can help people of all ages from a young infant to the elderly. They commonly treat sports injuries, post-surgical rehab and overuse injuries as well as those suffering from neck and back pain.

Physiotherapy can be used to help all muscle, ligament, tendon and joint problems. These can include:

  • Acute injuries such as ligament sprains or muscle strains
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Sporting injuries including specific return to sport rehabilitation
  • Post fracture rehabilitation
  • Tendinopathies eg. Achilles, patella or tennis elbow
  • Shoulder problems such as impingement or cuff tears
  • Knee, ankle or foot pain
  • “shin splints” caused by varying issues such as MTSS
  • Overuse injuries
  • Growing pains
  • Low back or neck pain

Booking an appointment for physiotherapy

You can book directly for physiotherapy. If you have medical insurance please check that you are covered prior to making an appointment and you may be required to see a doctor first.

The Healthcare Physiotherapist: