Using advanced techniques and evidence-based care, physiotherapists assess, diagnose, treat and prevent a wide range of health conditions and movement disorders.
Main aim of the physiotherapy is to reduce stiffness, pain, increase mobility and improve quality of life by using various hands on skills, Electrotherapy, tailored exercise programme and education and Advice.
Acupuncture is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine(TCM) and later it developed in western countries. western medical acupuncture uses background of clinical and research evidence. It is one of the many treatment modalities utilised by some Physiotherapists and usually integrated into physiotherapy management programme.
Acupuncture involves the use of single use, sterile needles of various lengths that pierce the skin at specific ‘acupuncture’ points around the body. The points selected will be chosen based on a detailed assessment of your condition. Several needles will be used and may be placed into, near to or away from the site of your pain/problem. The needles are typically left in place for a period of time between 15 and 30 minutes. Piercing the needle will enhance pain modulation via the stimulation of the brain and spinal cord and produce natural pain relieving chemicals, such as endorphins; melatonin and serotonin to promote sleep and wellbeing and assist the body’s healing process and offer pain relief as a precursor for other manual or exercise therapy.
Note: Acupuncture treatment is only available in the Reading clinic.
Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century with the intention of strengthening the human mind and body. Pilates is the ultimate mind-body exercise for anyone who wants to tone, streamline, and realign their body without the bulked-up results of more conventional workout methods.
"The beauty of the exercises is that you will feel stronger, taller, more toned and have more energy."
Pilates is for everyone from young to old, beginner to athlete. If you are young, learning correct habits now will assist you to develop efficient movements so that you can help prevent injury and pain as you go through life. As we age, our body requires more mental and physical support and energy. Pilates is a fantastic tool to:
Our Pilates classes are physio led clinical Pilates, so clients will benefit with their expert anatomical knowledge and training for individualising the exercises to the patient and preventing any harm.
Note: Pilates treatment is only available in the Reading clinic.