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 handicap.
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 we split this 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.