Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

About our service

Our Physiotherapists are specialists in assessing and treating a range of complex conditions, including a variety of orthopedics, elderly, medical, neurology, cardiology and respiratory conditions and work to current clinical guidelines and treatment is based on best practice.

Physiotherapists use a physical approach to promote, maintain and restore physical function, as well as psychological and social well-being and combine their knowledge, skills and approach to improve a broad range of physical conditions associated with different systems of the body across a broad range of specialties.

Treatments may include:

  • Respiratory Physiotherapy to help maintain someone’s ability to breath and cough
  • Mobility assessments and issuing of appropriate walking aids
  • Moving and handling assessment and advice to colleagues and carers
  • Exercise programmes to improve range of movement and strength
  • Management of spasticity and posture, including stretching and positioning regimes to help maintain range of movement

Our Physiotherapists have a variety of skills to support with complex discharges working closely with rest of the multidisciplinary team.

Conditions we treat

A wide variety of conditions are treated which include:

 

  • Burns
  • Care of the Elderly
  • Cardiology
  • Falls
  • Gastroenterology
  • Haematology
  • Head injuries
  • Neurological conditions
  • Oncology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Palliative care
  • Respiratory including intensive care
  • Spinal injuries
  • Strokes
  • Surgery
  • Vascular including amputees

What our patients say

"The lady we saw showed me and my mum more understanding and support than we have received from anyone. Her knowledge and professionalism was so helpful when it came to making decisions about Mum's future but more than that was her personal, caring, individual advice and support that gave me the emotional strength and belief that I needed when having to face such important decisions. I can't thank her enough."