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Physiotherapy, Spinal, Sports and Complementary Care Clinics in London

Physiotherapy

 

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Physiotherapy plays a vital role in healing, rehabilitation and pain relief following bone, muscle, nerve, ligament and joint injuries

Physio in the city treat injury and disease by correcting and improving the body's own natural healing mechanisms without the use of medication.

Physio in the city offer a comprehensive assessment in order to make a clinical diagnosis and select appropriate treatment, to be administered by one of our chartered physiotherapists.

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What We Treat

We can treat any of the following conditions.

Sports and soft tissue injuries

A physiotherapist can treat strains, sprains and bruising to the soft tissue e.g. muscles, ligaments, cartilage, nerve and tendon problems.

Neck and back disorders

Problems including prolapsed discs, joint degeneration, sciatica, lumbago, stiff/painful neck and referred leg and arm pains can be treated using physiotherapy.

Headaches & Migraines

A physiotherapist can help determine the cause or contributing factors of your headche and treat the problems accordingly.

Joint problems

Including arthritis, rheumatic disorders, injuries, pain swelling and stiffness in joints such as shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles can be allieviated with physiotherapy treatment.

Repetitive strain and overuse injuries plus other work related conditions

We can provide treatment of the problems using traditional treatment methods including ergonomic assessments and preventative advice.

Postural dysfunction

A physiotherapist can correct postural problems and muscle imbalances.

Fractures

Treatment of fractures can increase the healing rate and return to full function.

Orthopaedic conditions

Such as rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgery, e.g. knee cartilage operations or ligament repair, shoulder or back surgery.

Pre and post natal conditions

We can provid advice on exercise and relaxation and treatment for back pain and associated problems related to pregnancy.

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How We Treat

After an assessment, we will treat your condition using any of the following methods.

Manual Therapy

May consist of any of the following modalities:-

  • Manipulation - a high velocity thrust technique used to help loosen a stiff joint.
  • Mobilisation - a more gentle technique to loosen stiff joints and ease painful joints.
  • Soft tissue techniques - massage, deep tissue, trigger point and muscle energy techniques.
  • Traction - a gentle stretching technique

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Rehabilitation

  • Exercise programmes - specific to the individual's problem.
  • Muscle imbalance correction.
  • Clinical Pilates style exercises.

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  • Stability ball work.
  • Instruction using gym machines and free weights.
  • Exercise in Water

Biomechanical analysis

Observing and analysing the biomechanics of your body whilst still or in motion.

Hydrotherapy (Aquatic Physiotherapy)

Physiotherapy in water to mobilise, manipulate and strengthen muscles and joints, especially good for arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, and early rehabilitation post-injury or surgery.

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Preventative Advice

  • Postural re-education.
  • Appropriate stretching.

Ergonomic Assessments

Ergonomic assessments can be carried out for the work place, home, or sport. If necessary video analysis can be used as well.

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Electrotherapy

  • Ultrasound.
  • Interferential therapy.
  • Laser.
  • Biofeedback
  • Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

Acupuncture in Physiotherapy

For musculo-skeletal pain relief e.g. chronic headaches, arthritis and rheumatism, back and neck pain.

Research shows that acupuncture stimulates the brain to produce natural pain relieving chemicals - endorphins, which assist the body to heal itself and manage pain.

All physiotherapists using acupuncture are members of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and certified by the British Blood Donation Service. All of our physiotherapists and acupuncturists are registered with Heath and Care Professional Registered Clinician, which means that you are allowed to give blood following a treatment. Please let our team know and we can provide you with the relevant information to provide to the blood donation service.

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Super Spines - Pilates based back and neck care course

This 6 week Pilates based course aims to improve your postural awareness, spinal flexibility and postural muscle strength, through the strengthening of the core stabilising postural muscles. A fantastic class for those with chronic back and neck pain and also for people recovering from or wanting to prevent future back and neck pain. Ideal for those who have to work long hours in poor postural positions such as office workers.

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Pilates

Developed by Joseph Pilates, whose goal was to realise each person's physical capabilities, limitations and their individual needs in order to correct muscular imbalances and weaknesses. Targeting the deep postural muscles, Pilates works by building strength from the inside out, rebalancing the body and bringing it into correct alignment. One to one sessions, two to one sessions and classes (max 12 people) are all available from Physio in the city."In ten sessions you'll feel the difference, in twenty you'll see the difference and in thirty you'll have a new body." Joseph Pilates

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