Physiotherapy in Wokingham, Berkshire
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Physiotherapy is a science-based profession that takes a whole person approach to health and wellbeing.
It helps with pain management and restores function and movement when a person is affected by injury, illness or disability.
Physiotherapy treatment can also be utilised in maintaining good health and preventing injury in the future.
2. What can physiotherapy treat?
At Wokingham therapy clinic we provide you with a treatment plan to treat the root cause of your health problem. We specialise in a range of musculoskeletal conditions, from acute sporting injuries to long-term chronic pain conditions to make you feel comfortable within your own body again.
Physio is highly recommended for the following problems with hands on treatment, tailored treatment for:
- Ankle sprain
- Calf strain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Chronic lower back pain
- Compartment syndrome
- Disc prolapse
- Frozen shoulder
- Hamstring strain
- Tennis elbow
- Neck pain
- Shoulder dislocation
- Whiplash injury
3. What to expect
On your initial visit your physiotherapist will carry out a detailed physiotherapy assessment and treatment plan. Your physiotherapist will then explain your diagnosis and go through treatment options based on the latest research. Where appropriate your physiotherapist will refer you to other healthcare professionals from within the clinic. New appointments last for around 45 minutes and follow ups last for around 30 minutes.
Treatment options include:
- Personalised exercise prescription
- Advice regarding management of inflammation and pain during acute phase of injury
- Joint mobilisations for all joints including the spine
- Soft tissue techniques including massage, ligaments transverse frictions and myofascial trigger point release
- Muscle energy techniques
- Neural mobilisations
- Kinesiology taping
- Postural correction advice
- Biomechanial, gait analysis and advice