Conditions Treated

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Physiotherapy specialises in the treatment of physical conditions caused by injury, poor posture or restricted/lack of movement. It is used to treat a wide range within these conditions from simple muscle pulls and tension headaches through to post-operative rehabilitation following surgery.

 

 

 

Conditions Treated

Lower Limb

  • Calf and Shin
  • Hip and Groin
  • Knee
  • Thigh

Calf and Shin

Shin splints
Sprained muscles
Referred pain from lumbar spine
Foot and ankle arthritis
Fractures
Ankle sprains
Achilles tendinopathy
Other tendinopathies
Biomechanical problems
Foot pain

Hip & Groin

Fractures
Osteoarthritis/joint pain
Sports injuries (muscle sprains,
ligament tears)

Tendinitis (tendinopathy)
Bursitis
Referred pain from lumbar spine and sacro iliac joints
Biomechanical problems
Muscle imbalance
Following surgery e.g. hip replacement

Knee

Trauma (ruptured/sprained ligaments, fractures, dislocations)
Sports injuries (see above plus tendinopathy and muscle strains)
Osteoarthritis
Torn- cartilage
Patello-femoral pain
Bursitis
Following surgery e.g. knee replacements, arthroscopy
Referred pain from lumbar spine and hip joints.
ACL - anterior cruciate ligament injury or reconstruction

Thigh

Sports injuries (muscle strains and contusions)
Referred pain from lumbar spine and hip joints

Other

Sports Injuries

We treat a variety of sports injuries at our clinics, from elite athletes to recreational sport enthusiasts of all ages. We can help at any time during recovery, from immediate post injury through to full return to sport and competition.

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Vertigo

Heidi Trundle is able to offer physiotherapy assessment of patients with vertigo and treats benign paroxysmal positioned vertigo with the Epley manoeuvre.

Falls Prevention

Heidi also works in a falls prevention polyclinic in North Tyneside and as such has developed an expertise in assessment of the causes of falls in the older population.

Neurophysiotherapy

Paul Johnson MSCP, MSc, a Neurophysiotherapist specialising in the treatment of individuals with neurological conditions. This includes any movement problems associated with disorders of the brain and spinal cord.

Upper Limb

  • Elbow
  • Shoulder
  • Wrist and Hand

Elbow

Joint pain, osteoarthritis
Fractures
Tennis elbow (tendinopathy)
Golfers elbow (tendinopathy)

Shoulder

Fractures
Frozen shoulder
Impingement
Tendinitis (tendinopathy)
Rotator cuff muscle injury
Instability - including dislocations
Acromio-Clavicular joint pain
Bursitis
Muscle imbalance
Following surgery e.g. sub-acromial decompression

Wrist and Hand

Joint pain, osteoarthritis
Fractures
Ligament sprains
Repetitive Strain Injuries (tendinopathy)
Muscle strains
Carpal tunnel syndrome

If conditions are left untreated
this often leads to a vicious circle:

 

The Vicious Circle

 

Spinal

  • Spinal

Spinal

Headaches
Neck pain
Whiplash injury
Thoracic pain/Chest pain/Rib injury
Low back pain
Slipped discs
Pins and Needles
Following surgery e.g., discectomy

Treatments Used

Hands-on Manual Therapy

Acupuncture

Electrotherapy

Rehabilitation

Home Exercises

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(there is) no doubt in my mind that if I had been under your control from day one my knee would be a different story than it is today!

Keith Adams