Physiotherapy Treatment Techniques at New Victoria Hospital
Physiotherapy treatment may include:
Acupuncture is used to help improve local blood flow and stimulate local nerve activity for optimal healing and to help re-establish the body’s chi. Treatment will be carried out by our Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists registered physiotherapists.
We provide advice on how to best manage your problem.
Deep tissue massage and Soft tissue release
Deep tissue massage and Soft tissue release is used to help regain flexibility in the tissues and help improve local blood flow.
Electrotherapy (including ultrasound, shortwave diathermy, biofeedback, muscle stimulation) is used to stimulate and optimise the biochemical conditions for healing at the site of injury.
Manipulation is small, controlled, high speed movements aimed at the spinal joints as another means to help regain movement and reduce pain.
Mobilisations are graded passive oscillations to spinal and peripheral joints to help regain movement and reduce pain.
Postural correction advice
Advice on how to maintain correct posture at home, in an office or in a car.
Stretching exercises are used in physiotherapy to return optimal soft tissue (muscle, tendon, ligament, fascia and skin) to normal flexibility and mobility.
Strengthening exercises are used to regain the strength lost through injury or poor posture and to address muscle imbalance.
We also stock a variety of products for purchase including joint supports and braces for use during participation in sports or as part of your rehabilitation, maternity corsets, collars, wrist splints and walking aids.
For further details of what we treat click here to visit our separate website for New Victoria Physiotherapy.
To book an appointment at New Victoria Hospital, fill out our online booking form or call 020 8949 9040.