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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.

Achilles Tendonitis

AC Joint-Pain

Pain in this region of the shoulder (where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade, on top of your shoulder) is common following an injury / trauma, such as a rugby tackle or fall off a mountain bike.

AC Joint-Pain

Arthritis

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.

Arthritis

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.

De Quervains Tenosynovitis

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.

Frozen Shoulder

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.

Golfers Elbow

Groin Strain

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

Groin Strain

ITB Friction Syndrome

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

ITB Friction Syndrome

Jumpers Knee

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

Jumpers Knee

Knee Arthritis

Knee arthritis is a debilitating condition generally in the older population. We are able to provide a number of treatments and exercise advice that can significantly reduce pain and improve mobility.

Knee Arthritis

Knee Ligament Injury

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

Knee Ligament Injury

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.

Lower Back Pain (Sciatica)

Mid-Back Thoracic Spine Pain

The thoracic spine is the medical term for the upper and mid back. It joins the cervical spine at the base of the neck, and extends down past the shoulder blades connecting with the lumbar spine.

Mid-Back Thoracic Spine Pain

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.

Muscle Strain Tears

Neck Pain

Most episodes of neck pain are due to a muscle strain or other soft tissue sprain (ligaments/tendons). This type of injury can also be caused by a sudden force such as a whiplash injury.

Neck Pain

Plantar Fasciitis

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

Plantar Fasciitis

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.

Knee/Hip Replacement

Repetative Strain Injury

Anyone whose job or hobby involves repetitive movements is at risk of RSI. This risk is increased by spending long periods without a break or sitting on an uncomfortable seat.

Repetative Strain Injury

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 like walking, hiking and jumping.

Runners Anterior Knee Pain

Shin Splints

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

Shin Splints

Shoulder Tendonitis Bursitis

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

Shoulder Tendonitis Bursitis

Trapped Nerves

Nerves may be 'trapped' anywhere along the length of the spinal column from the the neck (cervical spine), mid back (thoracic spine) or lower back (lumbar spine).

Trapped Nerves

Sports Injuries

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

Sports Injuries

Tendonitis

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

Tendonitis

Tennis Elbow

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

Tennis 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.

Thumb Arthritis

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.

Trigger 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.

Trochanteric Hip Bursitis

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.

Whiplash Injuries

Wrist Pain

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

Wrist Pain