Alex Bowles Physiotherapy is here to provide you with safe and effective treatment for a wide range of injuries and ailments. Below are some of the techniques commonly used. Each treatment is based on the results of your initial assessment and tailored to your body, taking into consideration any other injuries, illnesses or conditions you may have.
This umbrella term refers to treatment that may involve joint mobilisations, manipulation, soft-tissue mobilisation, massage or any other 'hands-on' treatment. It is commonly used to loosen stiff joints, release scar tissue, treat soft-tissues and as recovery from sports participation.
Taping can aid lymphatic drainage following an injury or surgery, reduce pain, support joints, encourage postural awareness and improve athletic performance.
Shockwave therapy, ultrasound,
interferential and TENS treatment may be used to stimulate soft-tissue repair, speed up the inflammatory process and breakdown scar tissue. It is often used to aid the recovery of ligament or tendon injury.
Assessment and management of sporting injuries with guided rehabilitation so that return to sport is as quick as possible, without risking further injury.
Exercises specifically prescribed for your condition. They can improve mobility, correct a poor posture or movement pattern
which is causing pain, strengthen or stretch particular muscle groups, reduce stiffness in joints.
Post-surgical weakness, poor mobility, fatigue and joint stiffness are common. Physiotherapy can help to alleviate these issues and aid the return to normal function as well as increase confidence in the recovery journey.
Physiotherapy can identify, treat and rehabilitate work-related injuries to maximise the speed of recovery and minimise time off of work.
Fibromyalgia, polymyalgia, rheumatic pain, long-term back pain and many more... Physiotherapy can help to identify the triggers of painful episodes, find coping mechanisms to deal with flare-ups and aid in pain relief.