The following are just some of the departments our Physiotherapists work in and the treatments they carry out:
Spinal and joint problems, accidents and sports’ injuries.
Keeping limbs mobile and chests clear.
Advising on ante and post-natal care, exercise and posture and managing incontinence and post-gynaecological operations.
Care of Elderly
Maintaining their mobility and independence, rehabilitation after falls or treating arthritic problems.
Helping people with paralysed limbs to restore normal movement.
Helping after hip, knee and other joint replacements; treating patients who have had accidents.
Holding relaxation and body awareness classes and improving confidence and self-esteem through exercise.
Working within organisations treating employees and looking at the way people work to help prevent repetitive strain injury.
People with Learning Difficulties
Developing people’s potential through sport and recreation; assessing and providing specialist footwear, seating and equipment.
Providing assessment and treatment for neonates with congenital deformities
i.e. congenital foot deformities; treating children following accidents; aiding children with chest conditions; helping children with mental and physical conditions.
Treating a wide range of patients at home and giving advice to those who care for people.
Helping patients after surgery to keep their chest clear, exercise to get stronger and help to start walking again.
Helping patients after illness to keep their chest clear, exercise to get stronger and help to start walking again. Treatments can be split into inpatient and outpatients sections.
Mobilisation – Getting patients walking after illness, injury or surgery
Respiratory Care – Advising patients of chest clearance techniques and management of long term chest conditions
Exercise – Advising patients on appropriate exercise to improve movement and muscle strength.
Helping people who have undergone a limb amputation to maintain independence and improve mobility. Treatments:
Amputee rehabilitation – This can include strengthening exercises, balance exercises and prosthetic rehabilitation.