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Physiotherapy

The physiotherapy team will assess, diagnose and provide a treatment plan for you. Our physiotherapists are registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Health and Care Professions Council.

Your physio may recommend that you you see one of our SEM consultantspain consultant or dietitian if needed. They can also liaise with your GP, other consultants, coaches and personal trainers as needed. This is always done with your consent.

You can refer yourself to us or be referred by your general practitioner, physiotherapist or consultant. We are recognised by all major health insurance companies but you don’t have to be insured to come to us.

View our Physiotherapy.PDF for more information.

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With its underpinnings in traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine needles into specific points in the skin or muscles in order to facilitate the body’s natural healing processes.
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Joint mobilisations are an essential in the Physiotherapist toolbox! They are a type of passive movement applied to any skeletal joint with the aim of increasing range of motion, reducing stiffness and restoring function.
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Laser improves tissue repair (skin wounds, muscle, tendon, bone, nerves), reduces inflammation and reduces pain wherever the beam is applied. It is used in conjunction with other treatment and exercises to help promote healing.
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Our therapists can use a variety of soft tissue techniques or massage with the aim of relaxing muscles, reducing pain, restoring normal movement and facilitating healing.
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In order for muscles to grow and become stronger they have to be put under increased load. For example, if you wanted the thigh muscle to grow bigger and stronger you would add weights to your foot to tell the brain to activate more muscle fibres.
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Pilates is a mind body conditioning exercise program that targets the deep postural muscles of the abdomen and spine to improve overall central core stability and posture.
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Therapeutic shockwave treatment is used to treat a variety of problems including achilles’ issues, Plantar Fascitis, Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome and tennis or golfer’s elbow. Our state of the art machine has individualised programmes to treat each condition..
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Tape – one of the physiotherapists’ favourite and most versatile tools that can be used in many different ways. There are a whole variety of different tapes but essentially two broad categories.
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Therapeutic ultrasound is delivered by moving a metal probe over your skin. The ultrasound is created by the vibration of crystals in the head of the probe and we use a water based gel on the skin to help transmit these sound waves to your skin and tissue.
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Vestibular rehabilitation is effective in reducing dizziness and vertigo and associated falls and improving quality of life in people with disorders involving balance mechanisms.
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If you would like to make an appointment or have any questions please contact the administration team.
Telephone:
01323 745970 • E-Mail: reception@sportswise.org.uk

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