Musculoskeletal physiotherapy

About musculoskeletal physiotherapy, the conditions we treat and the treatments we offer.

Musculoskeletal physiotherapy is used to treat people who have movement problems or are suffering from painful conditions caused by illness, injury or disability.

Conditions we treat

Physiotherapy can treat pain in the following areas of the body:

  • neck and shoulders
  • back
  • hands, wrists and elbows
  • feet, ankles and knees
  • hips

It can also be effective at: 

  • alleviating headaches
  • managing arthritis
  • improving mobility following a hip, knee or any other joint replacement  
  • restoring movement and strength following a sprain, strain or fracture

Physiotherapy treatments

Your treatment plan might include:

  • therapeutic massage - using touch to apply pressure to the affected part of the body
  • mobilisation and manipulation – to facilitate joint movement
  • rehabilitative exercise - a specially designed programme of exercise for your condition - you may do this as self-directed exercise or as part of a class
  • acupuncture - the technique of inserting fine, sterile needles into specific parts of the body to help reduce pain

Further information

See our frequently asked questions, meet the team, information about prices or contact us for help or to book an appointment.