The term relates to the physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system. This involves muscles, bones, joints, nerves, ligaments, cartilage and spinal discs.

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy uses a ‘physical’ approach that involves manual assessment and treatment techniques, which aim to:

  • Encourage tissue healing by controlling and reducing pain and inflammation
  • Restore normal range of motion by integrating the muscular joint and nervous system
  • Identifying and treating problems and reduce the risk of re-occurrence

What conditions do we treat?

  • Chronic Pain conditions
  • Lower limb problems
  • Pre/post operative physiotherapy (in collaboration with associated Consultant)
  • Spinal problems
  • Sports injuries
  • Upper limb problems

What treatments can we offer?

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Management of sports related injuries
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mobilisation of joints and soft tissue structures
  • Pilates based rehabiltation
  • Rehabiltation after prolonged immobilisation or surgery
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Advice & Education
  • Pain Management

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