Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy treating injuries and conditions which affect muscles, joints, and soft tissues.
No GP referral is required. You can book an appointment with one our Physiotherapists for an in depth initial assessment to see how our treatments can help you.
Injuries which can be treated by our musculoskeletal physiotherapy can include:
- Ligament sprains
- Muscle strains
- Cartilage tears
- Pre and post-surgery rehabilitation
- Fracture rehabilitation
- Back pain
These injuries can require a musculoskeletal physiotherapy assessment and treatment sessions to optimise healing and speed the recovery process.
Some of the treatments which the musculoskeletal physiotherapist may use can include:
- Exercise therapy
- Manual therapy
- Self-management strategies
- Extracorporeal Shock wave Therapy
During your initial assessment you will be seen by a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, who is specifically trained and has experience of treating injuries and conditions which affect muscles, joints, and soft tissues.
The aim of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is to:
- Optimise healing
- Speed the recovery process
- Increase strength
- Restore normal movement
- Decrease pain
- Decrease swelling and inflammation
- Increase independence
Our Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists will discuss with you if they feel any further diagnostic tests such as scans or X-Rays, and if there are any other treatment pathways to consider such as booking a consultation with a Consultant.