WHAT TO EXPECT?
On your initial appointment you will be asked a number of questions followed by a comprehensive assessment and a diagnosis will be provided. Following this a treatment plan aimed at settling pain sensitive tissues and restoring movement to allow promote optimum function. Below are a few examples of treatment techniques you may receive.
Joint mobilisations are used to restore the small, gliding movements that assist joints to perform to their optimum. Joint mobilisation involves oscillation of the joint in order to restore motion and is helpful in cases where pain and joint tightness limit motion.
SOFT TISSUE TECHNIQUES
This is a vital focus of treatment and it is critical that movement in all tissue systems is resolved, otherwise your pain/problem will most likely recur.
Neuro muscular activations works by interrupting existing bad neural patterns that have become established in the brain and "re-setting" the correct ones. Muscles can then return from a state of tension and pain to normal length, strength and function.
Advice provided on ways to improve and maintain an improved posture which often has an impact on muscklo-skeletal pain and dysfunction. Core stability training is a key.
SPORTS INJURY REHABILITATION
Sport Rehabilitation help people suffering from pain, injury or illness involving the musculoskeletal system. It can help people maintain their health and fitness, recover from and prevent injury and reduce pain using exercise, movement and manual based therapeutic interventions.
PRE / POSTNATAL ADVICE
Pregnancy and post-natal (post-baby) issues commonly include pain in the low back, hips, groin and hands, as well as pelvic floor problems such as incontinence and prolapse. Every person is different so finding out why you have a problem is essential to proper recovery.
POST OP REHABILITATION
Typically immediate post-operative Physiotherapy is aimed to reduce complications following surgery, such as breathing and circulation exercises and advice, as well as starting to move and strengthen the affected area.
These are of immense importance both in aiding your rehabilitation and reducing pain but also in helping to prevent a further recurrence.