Acupuncture involves the insertion of sterilized needles into specific areas of the body, which stimulates the body into producing its own anti-inflammatory and painkilling substances.
Cortisone (Corticosteroid Steroid) Injections can be used to treat a variety of conditions and can result in significant, almost immediate, 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, increase warmth, flexibility and promote relaxation.
Our Physiotherapists use ultrasound machines to produces high-frequency sound waves which stimulate blood circulation and cell activity, accelerating the healing process.
Hyaluronic Acid is a natural substance, found in high concentrations in a healthy knee. It lubricates the joint and acts as a shock absorber, helping to reduce pain and increase mobility.
A well- designed exercise programme will compliment the hands-on treatment provided by a physiotherapist and significantly improve the speed of recovery and reduce the risk of re-injury.
Manipulation involves a high-speed, low-force thrusts. Mobilisations involve the graded stretching of joints. This leads to an immediate increase in the flexibility of that joint and decrease in pain.
Our physiotherapists can assess and identify specific ergonomic and postural adjustments at home or workplace, which will significantly ease symptoms related to repetative strain injuries (RSI).
Taping can help reduce the strain on joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles. Taping can be used to help an injury or condition to recover faster or to reduce the risk of future injury.