PHYSIOTHERAPY

Physiotherapy believes movement is central to health and wellbeing. The better you move, the better your health.

Physiotherapy is a science-based healthcare profession which views movement as central to health and wellbeing. Physiotherapists aim to identify and make the most of movement ability by health promotion, preventive advice, treatment and rehabilitation. Most of our patients are recommended by other patients but we do receive referrals from GP’s, Insurance companies, Healthcare Insurance eg. BUPA, AXA PPP, SimplyHealth etc.

Speak to us today or book a treatment online at HealthHub, which covers Yarm, Eaglescliffe, Stockton on Tees, Ingleby Barwick and Middlesbrough, where our Physiotherapists will advise on a personalised course of treatment.

 

Benefits of Physiotherapy

  • Usually get an appointment within 24-48hrs
  • Treat acute and long-standing problems.
  • Several years of experience treating whiplash injuries.
  • Specialist sports injury management and rehabilitation.
  • Treat people of all ages and all levels of activity.

“Physiotherapy is a health care profession concerned with human function and movement and maximising potential:

  • it uses physical approaches to promote, maintain and restore physical, psychological and social well-being, taking account of variations in health status.
  • it is science-based, committed to extending, applying, evaluating and reviewing the evidence that underpins and informs its practice and delivery.
  • the exercise of clinical judgement and informed interpretation is at its core.”

The above definition is taken from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Curriculum Framework (January 2002). See the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy website for details

Physiotherapy science and skills

Core skills used by chartered physiotherapists include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and the application of electro-physical modalities.

Physiotherapists believe it is of vital importance to take note of psychological, cultural and social factors which influence their clients. They try and bring the patients into an active role to help make the best of independence and function.

Physiotherapists work in a great variety of settings such as orthopaedics, intensive care, paediatrics, mental illness, stroke recovery, occupational health, ergonomics, musculoskeletal treatment in hospitals and private practice, and care of the elderly.