Acupuncture involves the insertion of sterilized needles into the body, to stimulate the body into producing its own anti-inflammatory / painkilling substances.
Cortisone (Corticosteroid Steroid) Injections can be used to treat a variety of conditions and can result in significant relief of pain and stiffness.
Deep tissue massages, also referred to as sports massages, can be used to relieve pain, reduce muscle spasm, reduce swelling and increase flexibility.
Ultrasound machines produce high-frequency sound waves which stimulate blood circulation and cell activity, accelerating the healing process.
Hyaluronic Acid is a natural substance, used to lubricate joints and acts as a shock absorber, helping to reduce pain and increase mobility.
Well-designed exercise programmes compliment other treatments, significantly improve the speed of recovery and reduce the risk of re-injury.
Manipulation (high-speed, low-force thrusts) and Mobilisations (stretching of joints) leads to an increase in the flexibility of that joint and decrease in pain.
IPS assess ergonomic and postural adjustments at home or workplace, significantly easing symptoms related to repetative strain injuries (RSI).
Hydrotherapy utilises the properties of warm water, to maximise physical function.
The Bobath Concept is a therapeutic treatment approach which promotes the return of normal movement and control of this movement.
The Thera-trainer promotes joint and muscle mobility and activity and can be graded according to the patient's muscle tone, strength, and fitness levels.
Saebo are a leading provider of therapy products for individuals with neurological conditions/injuries, suffering from mobility and functional impairments.
FES is a technique that uses low-intensity electrical impulses to artificially generate muscle contraction in weakened or paralysed muscles.
The LiteGait is an innovative piece of equipment that provides our patients with the opportunity of progressing from immobility to walking independently.
The Alter-G Treadmill allows the patient to walk, jog or run at as low as 20% of their bodyweight.
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