Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future.
It takes a holistic approach that involves the patient directly in their own care.
It can be helpful for people of all ages with a wide range of health conditions. We excel at treating joints, tendons, ligaments muscles and nerves. This includes spinal pain, sports injuries, trapped nerves, sprains and strains.
What kind of injuries do you treat?
All musculoskeletal, orthopedic, sporting or neurological conditions.
To name a few:
•carpal tunnel syndrome,
•knee cap (patellofemoral joint) pain,
Why should I choose PHMT over other clinics?
We believe in a philosophy of you moving better to remove pain but also to prevent pain from reoccurring. We ensure you understand what movement patterns need to improve and empower you to make the changes needed. We have significant experience of helping people become pain-free and have helped people who have been in pain for some years but not found a solution with other therapists.
What should I expect from the appointment?
Your first appointment will last approximately 50 minutes. During your Initial Consultation to find out more about your injury after which an in-depth physical assessment will take place. Before treatment, we will discuss in detail your diagnosis and how long it might take you to recover.
How long will my treatment plan last?
The number of treatments will vary depending on the problem and individual. After a thorough assessment, the physiotherapist will discuss their treatment plan with you. However, for most injuries, we expect to have you pain-free in 4-6 sessions. Depending on the type of injury we might suggest further sessions to prevent the injury from reoccurring, but we will discuss this with you due course.
What should I wear to the session?
For the best results, certain items of clothing may need to be removed so that body parts can be observed or treated. Your therapist will guide you as to what is needed and ensure you feel comfortable at all times. If the upper body is being treated, wearing a sports bra, stretchy leisure wear or loose vest top will be ideal. For the lower body shorts, stretchy leisure wear or leggings will be required.
What do I bring along?
Be prepared to provide your previous medical or surgical history. If you have them and if they are relevant bring X-rays, scan/MRI reports, any referral letter and list of any medication. You may wish to bring shorts and t-shirt.