Injuries to muscles and ligaments grade 1, II or III. Whether tears or trigger points or weakness we can assess diagnose and progress through to normal function. If necessary we can also provide any onward referral required.
Osteoarthritis or Rheumatoid or any similar conditions such as Ankylosing Spondylosis can lead to debilitating loss of function and pain. We can provide the correct advice and if necessary treatment to help maximise function. While these are not yet cured by medicine the symptoms that they produce can be managed and treated. The importance of self management and taking control of the condition can never be underestimated.
All orthopaedic operations including joint replacements and muscle and tendon or ligament repairs.
Pre surgery advice and strengthening exercises
Post surgery Rehabilitation from:
- early care
- scar tissue management,
- swelling management,
- exercise progression,
- return to full function/sport/work.
Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) We have a therapist specifically trained in the use of this modality.
Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a technique that uses low energy electrical pulses to artificially generate body movements in individuals who have been paralysed due to injury to the central nervous system. More specifically, FES can be used to generate muscle contraction in otherwise paralysed limbs to produce function and develop regeneration
Many headaches are caused through musculoskeletal issues and can be attributes to posture or muscle tension or stiff joints in the cervical spine.
Some dizziness can be caused by a type of vertigo. If you have a diagnosis of BPPV we can assess and treat this condition.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder arising in the inner ear. Its symptoms are repeated episodes of positional vertigo, that is, of a spinning sensation caused by changes in the position of the head. BPPV is the most common cause of the symptoms of vertigo.
Several of our therapists are trained in the use of Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal disorders.
During pregnancy your body releases chemicals which make the ligaments become increasingly flexible. This can have the result of causing Lumbar pain or pelvic pain. It is not uncommon to also develop postural pains in the upper back and shoulders. Whether simply advice or exercises or manual therapy we can help with these issues.