Specialist Physiotherapy and Massage Therapy

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

NHS Choices describes Physiotherapy as helping to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. Physiotherapy can also help to reduce your risk of re-injury or recurrent illness in the future. It takes a holistic approach that involves you directly in own care. 

The art of Physiotherapy considers the body as a whole, incorporating the individual as well as aspects of an injury or illness. 

Physiotherapy is well desiGned to treat acute and chronic injuries, traumatic injuries and postural dysfunction.

Treatments Include:

  • ‚ÄčEducation and Advice

  • Posture Management

  • Fascial Release

  • Personalised Exercise Programmes- Improving Strength, Flexibility, Co-Ordination

  • Individualised Exercise Sessions focussed on personalised goals and outcomes

  • Massage- Deep Tissue, Sports, Holistic, oedema

  • Manual Techniques including joint mobilisations

  • Stretching and Flexibility Exercises

  • Individualised Physical Activity Advice including gym programmes, hydrotherapy programmes and walking programmes

  • Improvements in Walking, Mobility and Balance

Reference: NHS Choices

Oncology and Palliative Care Physiotherapy

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Oncology and Palliative Care (ACPOPC) describe the aim of Physiotherapists in this field is to "minimise the effects of the disease and treatments received as it is often possible to increase quality of life regardless of prognosis and we aim for the maximum potential functional ability and independence from diagnosis to end of life care".

Treatments Include:

  • Holistic Massage

  • Improving blood flow and the flow of lymph (the fluid in the lymphatic system)

  • Bone Metastases Management including Mobility, Function and Exercise

  • Fatigue Management

  • Anxiety, Breathlessness and Secretion Management

  • Individualised and Tailored Hydrotherapy, Gym and Home Exercise Programmes

  • Improvement in Generalised Deconditioning, Reduced Exercise Tolerance and  Muscle Weakness

  • Neurological Impairments including Peripheral Neuropathy and Reduced Balance

  • Improvement in Mobility and Function including Mobility Aids

  • for Reduced Range of Movement and Function of the Shoulder following Breast Surgery and Radiotherapy

  • Aiding the return to Optimal Mobility and Function following Hospital Admissions and Surgery once Discharged Home

  • Improvement in Cardiovascular Fitness and Endurance

  • Lymphoedema Treatment