Types of Injury
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
Osteoarthrtis and rheumatoid arthritis
Joints, sprains and strains
Back and neck problems to do with the spine
These can include sciatica, prolapsed discs, degeneration, stenosis, sacro-iliac strain and a variety of seemingly unrelated symptoms such as pins and needles, stiffness or referred arm or leg pain.
Tension headaches and cervicogenic headaches.
Help and advice can be given for stiffness, pain and swelling in joints. This can include arthritis or frozen shoulders.
Work related injuries
You can be treated for a variety of conditions such as ligament or joint strains to repetitive strain injury (RSI), muscle tears or cartilage problems. We also offer ergonomic advice.
Sport Related Injuries
Common examples are rotator cuff injuries of the shoulder, shoulder dislocations, tennis elbow, groin strains, knee sprains and strains, chondromalacia patella, shin splints, and Achilles tendon problems.
Post Trauma Injuries
Injuries manifesting from accidents may present in a variety of predictable or unexpected ways. Whiplash is common.
Treatment can reduce back-pain during pregnancy and exercise for both ante and post natal stages can form part of the programme.
Breathing exercises and advice can be offered for acute and chronic conditions
Posture and relaxation
Stress-induced conditions can be managed with exercise as well as relaxation techniques.
Common examples of treatment include:
Acupuncture: we are specialists in the use of clinical acupuncture which we use to target specific pressure points and stimulate nerve endings throughout the body.
This stimulates the body’s natural pain relieving chemicals (which include endorphins, melatonin and serotonin) to help the body's natural healing mechanisms and pain suppressing processes.
Trigger point acupuncture is used specifically to facilitate relaxation in specific muscles for longer-term unresolved muscle pain, or as a means of increasing muscle length in order to aid stretch and rehabilitation.
Within a treatment we apply single-use, pre-sterilised disposable needles. These may be left in position for 20 minutes before being removed.
Types of Treatment
Physiotherapists use physical means to treat and rehabilitate. These can vary depending on your problem...