Treatments

Physiotherapy can help almost all conditions which have any of these symptoms-pain, weakness, stiffness or loss of movement, dizziness, coordination problems, spasm.

Treatments that we can offer include (but are not limited to):

  • Joint Mobilisations - Manipulation, Mulligan techniques, Muscle energy Techniques
  • Exercise Therapy - Stretching, strengthening, plyometrics, McKenzie exercises, stability exercises, biofeedback (to retrain muscles to work correctly)
  • Soft tissue mobilisation - Trigger point release, massage, frictions, myofascial release, cupping, acupressure
  • Electrotherapy - Ultrasound, TENS, Laser, Interferential and Pulsed Shortwave
  • Post-surgery rehabilitation
  • Taping Techniques - Kinesio taping, splinting and bracing
  • Acupuncture
  • Posture and movement assessment (biomechanics)
  • Education and advice
  • Provision of custom made wrist and hand/finger splints
  • Scar management and desensitization - Following surgery or injury
  • Gait re-education
  • Balance retraining - Exercises to improve balance reactions
  • Bobath concept, functional motor retraining, spasm management (Neurological patients)
  • Particle repositioning manoeuvres - Specialized movements to resolve the different forms of BPPV (Epley, Semont, Bar-B Que technique)
  • Tailored exercises to either retrain the vestibular system to help it adapt or habituate
  • Relaxation methods - Anxiety worsens the symptoms of dizziness and pain. Knowing how to remain calm can greatly reduce symptoms
  • Bladder retraining

If you have been an inpatient at the Spire Yale Hospital for surgery, you will have been treated by a physiotherapist from our clinic on the ward. If you would like to continue your rehabilitation with us once you have been discharged home, please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange an appointment.