Physiotherapy is so much more than a massage and covers an assorted selection of treatment methods to reduce pain and restore function. Here at Abbey Physiotherapy, our therapists are specialists in recognising your problems and use a variety of expert treatments to rehabilitate you back to full health. Our physios also are aware that root cause diagnosis to prevent is just as important as cure. Our qualified physiotherapists offer specific advice to help you manage and maintain optimum health and fitness.
Physiotherapy, or physical therapy, is a healthcare profession that uses exercise and manipulation of the body to treat a range of physical problems which can be caused by:
Physiotherapy: improves strength, balance, mobility and overall fitness.
Sports massage is a firm deep tissue massage therapy which is the most effective therapy for treating muscular pain, tension and for putting your body in balanceSports Massage
Joint mobilisation techniques focus on attaining a normal range of pain-free joint motion.Mobilisations
TENS is an abbreviation of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. A Tens machine may assist in modest short-term pain relief. Ultrasound aids tissue healing for soft tissue injuriesElectrotherapy
the use of taping and strapping techniques to aid both the treatment and prevention of injurySports taping
Rehabilitation is the process to regain full function following injury. This involves restoring strength, flexibility, endurance and power and is achieved through various exercises and drillsExercise Rehabilitation
An exercise programme that aims to improve stabilisation and support to the spine. This is achieved by re-training specific trunk muscles, which may be under usedCore Strength