What is Physiotherapy treatment?

What can Physiotherapy treatment offer you?

Physiotherapy treatment helps to treat injuries to the joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons through a combination of treatments which involve;

  • Soft tissue release & massage
  • Core stability and postural retraining
  • Mobilisations and manipulations to the neck, back and other joints
  • Dedicated home exercise programmes
  • Advice and instruction in safe stretching and exercise
  • Return to exercise rehabilitation programmes

With more moving parts than any other machine, it’s not surprising your body occasionally cries out in pain or refuses to do what you tell it to do, after all there are 100’s of different muscles and joints that can go wrong. Physiotherapy treatment is an effective way to treat many of the problems you can experience at The Lawrence Clinic Leeds.

Physiotherapy uses a variety of techniques to help your muscles and joints to work to their full potential, and help repair damage by speeding up the healing process to reduce pain and stiffness.

Physiotherapists have an important role in rehabilitation following surgery and fractures by helping patients regain normal function, their advice can help you prevent injuries returning.

What can Physiotherapy offer you?

The Lawrence clinic can help a variety of conditions which affect muscles, joints and nerves, common problems include:

  • Spinal problems – including prolapsed discs, degeneration, sciatica, lumbago, stiff/painful neck and referred arm and leg pains.
  • Joint problems – arthritis, injury, pain and swelling, stiffness in joints.
  • Injuries – to muscles ligaments, cartilage and tendons. Work related conditions such as repetitive strain injury (RSI) and sports injuries.
  • After surgery – rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgery eg. hip and knee replacements or general physiotherapy after general surgery.
  • Fractures – treatment to increase the healing rate and gain full function once the bones have healed.
  • Chest conditions – both medical and surgical including hayfever, asthma and sinusitis, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, emphysema, bronchitis and bronchiectasis.
  • Gynaecological conditions – including stress incontinence, salpingitis and post-surgery rehabilitation.
  • Obstetrics – including ante and post-natal classes/exercise/relaxation/advice and treatment for backpain during pregnancy.
  • Abdominal problems – such as spastic colon, colitis and irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Neurological conditions – such as strokes, head injuries, nerve injuries, multiple sclerosis, shingles, cerebral palsy and ME.
  • Paediatrics – for childhood conditions including postural and walking problems.
  • Circulatory problems – such as Raynauds disease, wounds, ulcers and cardiac rehabilitation.

What does physiotherapy treatment involve?

Prior to treatment patients are thoroughly assessed in order to diagnose the cause of your problem and provide you with an effective treatment plan which is structured to take into account your lifestyle, leisure activities and overall general health.

You may well be given exercise programmes that you can do between treatment sessions or if required referred to other medical specialists, for example, a Podiatrist to incorporate their combined expertise in helping to manage and treat your condition.

The Physiotherapy team at The Lawrence Clinic, Pudsey and Leeds share a universal dedication to a ‘hands-on’ approach to treatment, but may combine their treatment with any of the following:

What does physiotherapy treatment involve?
  • Mobilisation
  • Manipulation
  • Electrotherapy
  • Massage
  • Exercise programmes
  • Screening and preventative advice

Taking pride in their overall ‘team approach’ to patient management leading to a speedy recovery and discharge. All Physiotherapists at The Lawrence Clinic, Pudsey Leeds are Chartered Physiotherapists registered with The Health Professions Council and recognised by all major insurance companies.

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