Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is the assessment and treatment of patients with injury, disease or a problem that relates to muscles, bones, joints and peripheral nerves.

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis is a pain and swelling in the achilles tendon if it is injured or overused.

AC Joint-Pain

Painwhere the collarbone meets the shoulder blade, on top of your shoulder is common following an injury / trauma, such as a rugby tackle or fall.


Arthritis is a condition which causes pain and compromises the function of the affected joints as a result of aging and general wear and tear.

De Quervains Tenosynovitis

De Quervain's is a term used to describe pain and swelling of the tendons at the base of the thumb / wrist.

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a common cause of shoulder pain. It can develop following a trauma, but often will develop for no apparent reason.

Golfers Elbow

Golfer's elbow is a term used to describe pain located on the inside of the elbow. The medical term is medial epicondylitis

Groin Strain

The term groin strain describes an injury to one of the adductor muscles located on the inside of the thigh.

ITB Friction Syndrome

ITB Friction Syndrome - pain in the outside of the knee or over the bony part of the outside of the hip.

Jumpers Knee

Jumper's knee or patella tendinopathy is pain in the patellar tendon - the tendon which attaches the knee cap to the top of the shin bone.

Knee Arthritis

Knee arthritis is a debilitating condition generally in the older population. We are able to significantly reduce pain and improve mobility.

Knee Ligament Injury

The ligament around the knee are strong, but sometimes they can be injured. They may be sprained or sometimes ruptured.

Lower Back Pain (Sciatica)

Back pain is the largest single cause of sickness absence from work and, for many people, can be a chronic problem.

Mid-Back Thoracic Spine Pain

The thoracic spine is the upper and mid back. It joins the cervical spine at the base of the neck, and extends down past the shoulder blades.

Muscle Strain Tears

A muscle strain or tear indicates an injury to a muscle. This is often accompanied by pain, swelling weakness and muscle tightness.

Neck Pain

Most episodes of neck pain are due to a muscle strain or other soft tissue sprain (ligaments/tendons).

Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fascia is a broad thick band of tissue that runs from under the heel to the front of the foot.

Knee/Hip Replacement

A total knee or hip replacement is a surgical procedure whereby the diseased knee or hip joint is replaced with artificial material.

Repetitive Strain Injury

The risk of RSI is increased by spending long periods without a break or sitting on an uncomfortable seat.

Runners Anterior Knee Pain

Runners knee is a common ailment among runners, but it can also strike any athlete who does activities that require a lot of bending.

Shin Splints

Shin splints is used to describe pain along the shin bone. The pain is caused by an injury to the muscles, tendons or bone tissue around the shin.

Shoulder Tendonitis Bursitis

Shoulder tendonitis is a term used to describe pain and disability associated with inflammation of tendons in the shoulder joint.

Trapped Nerves

Nerves may be 'trapped' anywhere along the length of the spinal column from the the neck, mid back or lower back.

Sports Injuries

We treat many recreational and elite athletes with a variety of sports injuries in our clinics.


Tendonitis is a term used to describe the pain associated with swelling and irritation of a tendon.

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow is a term used to describe pain located on the outside of the elbow.

Thumb Arthritis

Arthritis of the thumb usually occurs at the joint found at the base of the thumb, where the thumb meets the wrist.

Trigger Finger Thumb

Trigger finger / thumb is caused by a thickening / nodule on the tendon, which gets caught as the tendon moves through a tunnel in the finger / thumb.

Trochanteric Hip Bursitis

Trochanteric bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa which lies over the prominent bone on the outside of the hip.

Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash is caused when a person suffers from a sudden jolt to their head or body which damages the muscles, ligaments, tendons or other soft tissues in the neck.

Wrist Pain

There are a number of potential causes of wrist pain, including arthritis, trauma, repetitive strain / over-use.

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