Choose your therapy option

Our physiotherapists are highly experienced in the management of most musculoskeletal conditions and have developed extensive skills in physiotherapy including acupuncture, sports injuries, manipulation and pain management. Each team member has recognised credentials and considerable experience in their field. You can rest assured you will receive the highest standard of care and attention. Please find out more about our individual services below.

Rehabilitative conditioning

Rehabilitative conditioning is the application of strength & conditioning training principles to injured or rehabilitative tissue. This includes modification of resistance, volume, rest, intensity and exercise type within a specifically periodised exercise programme dependent upon the type and stage of injury.

Rehabilitative conditionin would help you if:

  • You want to continue exercising through a period of injury
  • You want to gain strength, flexibility, power or agility
  • You need to return to a high level of function (e.g. active job or sports participation)
  • You want to improve general health and fitness during your rehabilitation
Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is the use of the water environment to aid physical rehabilitation and promote well being. It uses the principles of heat, buoyancy and water resistance to allow individuals to move easier and promote physical activity. We offer sessions with exclusive use of a therapist in the pool, sessions with non-exclusive use of therapist (3 patients per session) and class sessions for independent use. 

Hydrotherapy would help you if:

  • You struggle to exercise on dry land due to discomfort or weakness
  • You like the water environment
  • You have multiple areas of pain
  • You want to reduce swelling
  • You want to encourage relaxation and sleep
Pilates

Pilates is a mind/body conditioning exercise programme that targets the deep trunk muscles of the abdomen and spine to improve overall core stability and posture.

Pilates would help you if…

  • You suffer with back pain
  • You want to improve flexibility
  • You want to improve strength
  • You feel disconnected from your body
  • You want to learn to relax
  • You want to tone up
Hand therapy

Hand therapy is the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper extremity (hand, wrist, forearm, elbow and shoulder). It involves the use of splinting, exercise and wound management by a specialist physiotherapist.

Hand therapy would help you if:

  • You have an upper limb injury or surgery
  • You have neck or shoulder pain with referral of symptoms into the
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  • You feel your grip is weakening or your dexterity is reducing
  • Your hands are swollen
  • You have rheumatoid arthritis
  • You have a job which is dependent upon your hands
Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a complementary therapy which uses thin needles to stimulate specific points along the skin of the body. Traditionally thought to modify the flow of Qi (energy force) this intervention stimulates tissue, the nervous system and the brain to modulate and reduce pain.

Acupuncture would help you if:

  • Your level of activity and exercise is limited by PAIN
  • You feel you need relaxation
  • You cannot or do not like taking painkillers
  • You struggle to sleep
  • You would like to complement your conventional therapy programme
Joint mobilisation & soft tissue massage therapies

Our clinicians are experienced in a variety of physical mobilisation and manipulation techniques for your joints and soft tissues. The passive application of movement and force has a number of benefits for your nervous system and assists with pain reduction. These techniques can work hand in hand with a specific exercise programme to improve your ability to move and promote better tissue health. Such techniques include deep tissue or sports massage, active release therapy or joint mobilisations with movement.

These techniques will help you if:

  • You have a body part which feels restricted, tight or stiff.
  • Your pain is benefitted by self massage
  • Your pain restricts your ability to undertake normal movements during the day
  • You have recently undergone an operation