Physiotherapy includes rehabilitation and pain relief ater injuries to your bone, muscles, nerves, ligaments and joints.
The Physiotherapists at Hull Physio have a complete understanding of your body's anatomy and physiology. This allows our physiotherapists to perform a comprehensive physiotherapy assessment of your condition. Your physiotherapist will then be able to combine their findings with an excellent understanding of pathology. This will enable them to correctly evaluate, and diagnose your pain and symptoms and determine how to effectively resolve it.
Physiotherapy treatment may involve:
Sports Injury treatment
- Heat or ice treatment
- Stretching or strengthening exercises
- Mega Pulse
- Mobilisation and manipulation
- Core stability exercise
Hull Physio can provide Sports injury and rehabilitation to athletes of all abilities with a multitude of conditions. All exercise programmes for sports injury rehabilitation are designed specifically for your sport and your condition by one of our chartered physiotherapists.
Example sports rehabilitation programmes include:
- Muscle imbalance correction
- Postural re-education
- Body Control Pilates
- Stretching and Strengthening exercises
- Core stability exercises
- Dietary advice
Hull Physio have physiotherapists that are also fully qualified to provide acupuncture treatment for the relief of pain. Hull Physio use acupuncture that is based on traditional Chinese Medicine. The techniques are physiotherapists are trained in are over 2000 years old.
Acupuncture involves fine needles being inserted into specific points along your energy paths (meridians), this helps to stimulate the system in question and relieve your pain.
The pain you feel is an indication that there is something wrong with one of your systems. Acupuncture has the ability to balance your chi (inner energy), and it encourages your body to work at an equilibrium.
After a pre-acupuncture consultation with your physiotherapist, where we will ensure tht you are a suitable candidate for acupuncture, needles will be inserted at in the affected area site or along the related meridians. This will help to stimulate your chi and remove any blockages in your internal energy system.
At Hull Physio we commonly use acupuncture to treat:
- Joint conditions
- Back pain
- Neck pain
- Migraines and tinnitus
- Jaw pain
- Sports Injuries
Physiotherapists have long been renowned for their superior massage skills, and the physiotherapists at Hull Physio are of no exception.
Massage is both a science and an art. Our physiotherapist can use massage to not only help you relax but to also relieve muscle spam and promote healing of an injures area,
Massage treatment is often recommended as an adjunct to physiotherapy treatment, and is extensively used in the treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries.
The Physiotherapists at Hull Physsio can provide:
Sports and Soft Tissue Massage - using a wide range of strokes together with specific soft tissue techniques our physiotherapists can work to optimise your body for sports performance.
Trigger point massage -This involves working on your body’s soft tissue, muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia to breakdown any collagen adhesions. This is used to reduce muscle spasm and increase range of movement.
Therapeutic massage – This massage improves your muscle tone and muscle balance. Therapeutic massage reduces the physical stresses that are placed on your body’s bones and joints.