Physiotherapy is the treatment of injury & disease using a physical approach as an alternative or adjunct to medication to promote & stimulate the body’s natural healing mechanisms and to restore normal tissue health & function.

What sort of conditions can physiotherapy help?

      • Spinal problems: back pain, neck pain, sciatica, whiplash, headaches
      • Joint problems: shoulder, hip, knee and ankle pain and stiffness
      • Sports injuries: muscle & tendon strains, sprained ankle, tennis elbow
      • Children’s growth problems: poor posture, scoliosis, knee pain
      • Occupational complaints: postural back, arm or wrist pain, repetitive strain injury
      • Post operative rehabilitation: joint replacement, general surgery
      • Women’s health: pelvic pain during pregnancy, osteoporosis
      • Neurological rehabilitation: stroke, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, spinal cord injury

 Physiotherapy Treatments and Services

      • Acupuncture – for pain relief
      • Domiciliary visits – for patients unable to attend the clinic
      • Electrotherapy – ultrasound, interferential therapy, TENS
      • Ergonomic assessments – workstation, vehicle and lifting/handling
      • Exercise & fitness advice – personalised exercise programmes to assist recovery
      • Health Education – talks to groups in industry, sports clubs, support groups & charities
      • Massage – specialist massage to aid relaxation & promote circulation
      • Manual therapy – joint & soft tissue mobilisation
      • Nursing/residential home visits – for rehabilitation & exercise classes
      • Occupational Health – links with local industry to prevent work related conditions

We are now able to offer a  Women’s Health Physiotherapy Service at both Woopit and Stowmarket Clinics. This is open to self-referral or referrals and recommendations from GPs, midwives and health visitors and can help with the following problems

      • pelvic floor function and dysfunction
      • stress urinary incontinence, urge urinary incontinence, discomfort through early stages of prolapse
      • pre and post gynaecological or urological surgery
      • musculoskeletal pain during and after pregnancy