Conditions Treated

AthleteOur team of eight Specialist Chartered and Health Professions Council Registered Physiotherapists are here to help you get the best and most appropriate treatment for your condition. In addition they each have areas of special interest in the field of physiotherapy and we will ensure that we match you with the right therapist for your condition.  We also have a Sports Massage Therapist at the practice and the whole team is supported by our Practice Manager.

We treat all conditions ranging from musculoskeletal – for example, sports injuries, orthopaedics, spinal rehabilitation, women’s health , obstetrics and respiratory care – through to ergonomics and our community home visit service.

To help you, we have provided a list below of the most common conditions that we regularly treat. Don’t worry if you don’t readily recognise your condition from the list, please feel free to call us on 01925 266881 for an informal discussion in complete confidence.

 

 

Lower Back PainLOWER BACK (LUMBAR SPINE)

  • Disc degeneration
  • Facet joint dysfunction
  • Foraminal stenosis
  • Lumbar instability
  • Muscular pain and trigger points
  • Prolapsed disc
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Canal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisis
  • Spondylolisthesis

 

Upper Back PainUPPER BACK (THORACIC SPINE)

  • Cervical Rib Syndrome
  • Costochondritis
  • Intercostal Muscle Strain
  • Postural Thoracic Pain
  • Scheurmann’s Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Sternocostal Joint Strain
  • T4 Syndrome
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

 

NECK (CERVICAL SPINE)

  • Acute Nerve Root Irritation (trapped Nerve)
  • Acute Torticollis
  • Cervical Disc Prolapse
  • Cervical Facet Joint Dysfunction
  • Cervical Spondylosis
  • Postural Neck Pain
  • Whiplash

 

JOINT CONDITIONS INCLUDING MUSCLE TEARS, LIGAMENT DAMAGE AND TENDON STRAINS

ShoulderSHOULDER

  • Acromioclavicular Joint Sprain (A/C joint)
  • Bicipital Tendonitis
  • Calcific Tendinopathy
  • Capsulitis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Sudeck’s Atrophy)
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Glenohumeral Instability
  • Glenohumeral Joint Dislocation
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • SLAP Lesion
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Supraspinatus Tendonitis

 

ELBOW

  • Flexor / Pronator Tendinopathy
  • Golfers Elbow, Medial Epicondylitis
  • Nerve Entrapments : Ulnar, Median or Radial Nerve
  • Olecranon Bursitis
  • Tennis Elbow / Extensor Tendinopathy Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Triceps Tendonitis

 

Wrist and HandWRIST AND HAND

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Colles Fracture
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Dupaytrens Contracture
  • Intercarpal Ligament Sprain / Tear
  • Osteoarthritis of the Carpo-metacarpal Joint of the Thumb
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Wrist Joint Sprain

 

HIP

  • Abductor Muscle Strain
  • Bursitis including Trochanteric and Iliopsoas Bursitis
  • Gluteal Trigger Points
  • Groin Strain
  • Iliopsoas Strain / Tendinopathy / Bursitis
  • Labral Tear
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Hip
  • Piriformis Conditions
  • Quadriceps Muscle Contusion and Tears

 

KneeKNEE

  • Anterior Knee Pain
  • Bursitis including Pre-patellar, Infrapatellar
  • Fat Pad Impingement
  • Hamstring Muscle eTars
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Ligament Damage including Medial Collateral Ligament, Lateral Collateral Ligament, Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Posterior Cruciate Ligament
  • Medial or Lateral Meniscus Tears or Degeneration
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Superior Tibiofibular Joint Sprain
  • Synovial Plica
  • Tendinopathies including, Popliteus, Biceps Femoris, Gastrocnemius

 

FOOT AND ANKLE

  • Bursitis including, Retrocalcaneal Bursitis, Achilles Bursitis
  • Compartment Syndromes
  • Fat Pad Contusion
  • First Metatarsophalangeal (MTP) Joint Sprain
  • Hallux Limitus, Hallux Rigidus, Hallux Valgus
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Muscle Strains including, Gastrocnemius, Soleus (calf tear)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Impingement Syndrome
  • Shin Splints
  • Sprained Ankle including, Lateral Ligaments, Medial Ligament, Anterior Inferior Tibio Fibular Ligament
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendinopathies including, Achilles Tendon, Tibials Posterior Tendon, Peroneal Tendons

 

Children with Sports Injuries and Growing PainsARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of hips, knees, backs and necks

 

CHILDREN WITH SPORTS INJURIES AND GROWING PAINS

  • Swimmers, Tennis Players, Footballers, Gymnasts
  • Anterior knee pain
  • Groin Strain
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Severs Disease
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sinding- Larsen-Johanson Syndrome

 

ORTHOPAEDICS

Rehabilitation following broken bones (fractures) and post-operative surgery:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Arthroscopies of the Shoulder, Hip, Knee or Ankle
  • Colles Fracture
  • Fractured Neck of Femur (broken leg)
  • Fractured Neck of Humerus (broken arm)
  • Lateral/Medial/Posterior Malleolus (Potts) Fracture
  • bandaged-knee-padRoad Traffic Accidents
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Spinal Surgery including Cervical or Lumbar Discectomies, Disc Replacements, Decompressions, Lumbar or Cervical Spine Fusions and Stabilisations
  • Subacromial Decompression of the Shoulder
  • Trauma

 

WORK RELATED PROBLEMS

Advice on ergonomics and work station assessment

  • Postural Neck, Thoracic or Lower Back Pain
  • Repetitive Stress

 

nerve-injuriesNERVE INJURIES
  • Brachial Plexus Lesions
  • Common Peroneal Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Root Irritation (trapped nerve from the neck)
  • Sciatica

 

WOMENS HEALTH AND OBSTETRIC MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS
  • Abdominal Muscle Separation or Rectus Diastasis
  • Pregnancy related Lower Back Pain, Rib Pain or Neck Pain
  • Pubic Symphasis Dysfunction – Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Stress Incontinence

 

RESPIRATORY CARE
Respiritory CareBreathing problems or problems with excess sputum (phlegm) or sputum retention,

Including:

  • Advice for use of Inhalers
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chest Infection
  • Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease COAD
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Following Trauma (fractured ribs)
  • Pneumonia
  • Post Pneumothorax
  • Pre and Post Operative Chest Care
  • Breathing Pattern Abnormalities
  • Dysfunctional Breathing
  • Hyperventilation
  • Panic Attacks or Anxiety

 

Respiratory Muscle Weakness

  • Following Trauma
  • Neurological Conditions, e.g., Motor Neurone Disease
  • Exercise Testing for Sports Men/Women or for Respiratory Disease
  • Measurement of Lung Function
  • Measurement of Oxygen Saturation and Heart Rate

 

Community ServiceHOME VISIT COMMUNITY SERVICE – CARE OF ELDERLEY

If you require physiotherapy but are unable to attend the clinic Fiona Kellett, Chartered Physiotherapist can see you in the comfort of your own home.

Conditions that may require a home visit include:

  • Arthritis causing difficulty walking, dressing, getting in and out of bed or chair
  • Agoraphobia, stress or anxiety
  • Breathing problems, shortness of breath, asthma or bronchitis
  • Limited exercise tolerance due to lung condition or heart condition
  • Post operative hip or knee joint replacement
  • Recent discharge from hospital or recovering from a recent fall

If you feel that you require physiotherapy treatment but are unable to attend the practice for whatever reason, please feel free to contact us to discuss your individual needs. CALL: 01925 266 881 or 07745 870442 or click here.