If you’ve never seen a physiotherapist before, it might seem like a big jump from just gritting your teeth and struggling through niggly injuries and booking an appointment with one of our team of expert physios. But physiotherapy is made up of several beneficial methods for improving and rehabilitating you from physical injuries and issues. In some cases, you won’t have a choice. If injuries persist and worsen you’ll be forced to seek medical support and can easily cause more damage to yourself, keeping you away from sport and exercise for longer. Whether you are a professional athlete or weekend warrior, here is a list of services we swear by and how they could help you.
What is it? – Massage therapy is a well-known holistic healing method practised throughout the world/ With a hands-on approach, masseuses use their hands (and arms) to relieve pain, prevent and treat injuries.
What is it used for? – Postural and rehabilitation treatment, reduce the chance of injuries, aid relaxation, target trigger points and speed up recovery.
What is it? – Acupuncture involves inserting very small needles through your skin to target strategic points in your body in order to release pain, hypersensitivity and more.
What is it used for? – At Cairnhill Physiotherapy we use acupuncture to treat injuries such as muscle and ligament sprains and tears. We also use it for groin injuries, hamstrings, calf muscles and joint pain and swelling. Pre and post-operative rehabilitation can also be aided by acupuncture.
What is it? – Our specialised onsite rehabilitation gym is designed with the equipment to support injury recovery. Our physios have the ability to put together an individualised exercise programme for patients using the gym equipment. With one on one sessions, our experts can demonstrate and guide patients through each exercise.
What is it used for? – It is used to diagnose body imbalances and develop a strengthening programme that works and evolves as your body goes through the rehabilitation process. Injuries can be caused by muscle tightness or weaknesses which can all be targeted in our onsite gym.
To book an appointment with one of our physios, get in touch today.