Our physiotherapy department offers a wide range of treatments as part of our service in both the inpatient and outpatient departments. Treatment decisions are made based on sound clinical reasoning by your physiotherapist. If you are keen on having a specific treatment, then please let your physiotherapist know.

Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

What Does Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Involve? Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation involves using a device to stimulate the motor neurons that supply your muscle. By doing this, we can cause the muscle fibres to contract. This can...

Exercise Rehabilitation
Exercise Rehabilitation

What Does Exercise Rehabilitation Involve? Exercise will be key to recovery from any injury. Our physiotherapists can provide specific exercises that will benefit you, underpinned by a deep understanding of your condition. Your physiotherapist will...

Manual Therapy
Manual Therapy

What Does Manual Therapy Involve? Manual Therapy involves any form of “hands on” treatment provided. This can be anything from: Moving joints at certain speeds in certain directions Manipulation of joints to regain movement Passive...

Ultrasound Therapy
Ultrasound Therapy

What Does Ultrasound Therapy Involve? Ultrasound Therapy is classed as an electrotherapy modality, though it supplies mechanical vibration energy to areas of injured tissue. Similar to other electrotherapy modalities, Ultrasound works at a cellular level...

Acupuncture
Acupuncture

What Does Acupuncture Involve? Acupuncture involves the placement of fine needles at certain positions for therapeutic purposes. The treatment can stimulate nerves that produce pain-reliving chemicals such as endorphins. That makes this treatment good for...

Splinting
Splinting

What Does Splinting Involve? Splinting involves the creation of a custom-made orthotic device to help with the healing and rehabilitation of your injured hand. There are many types of splints that can be used for various...

Oedema Management
Oedema Management

What Does Oedema Management Involve? Oedema is swelling that presents quite commonly following injury or surgery. Excessive oedema can slow down healing, and restrict range of movement and power. Effective management can help reduce swelling...

Taping & Strapping
Taping & Strapping

What Does Taping Involve? Taping or Strapping involves the application of adhesive tape directly to the skin in order to either offload/support an anatomical structure, or to stop unwanted movement at a joint. The decision...

Wax Therapy
Wax Therapy

What Does Wax Therapy Involve? Wax therapy involves placing the affected hand in a warm wax bath. This helps to heat and relax the tissues of the hand, helping with both pain relief and to increase...

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