What do we treat? 

Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. 
They maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain and prevent disease. The profession helps to encourage development and facilitate recovery, enabling people to stay in work while helping them to remain independent for as long as possible. 
Physiotherapy is a science-based profession and takes a ‘whole person’ approach to health and well being, which includes the patient’s general lifestyle. At the core is the patient’s involvement in their own care, through education, awareness, empowerment and participation in their treatment. 
You can benefit from physiotherapy at any time in your life. Physiotherapy helps with back pain or sudden injury, managing long-term medical condition such as asthma, and in preparing for childbirth or a sporting event. 
Physiotherapy is a degree-based health care profession. Physiotherapists use their knowledge and skills to improve a range of conditions associated with different systems of the body, 
such as: 
What do we treat here at Bodyworks? 
Spinal Conditions: 
Back pain 
Prolapsed discs 
Cervical Spondylosis 
Sports Injuries 
Tendinitis (tennis elbow, golfers elbow, achilles tendinintis) 
Anterior knee pain 
Relief of muscle, ligament and joint pain 
Foot and ankle problems 
Soft tissue injuries 
Rehabilitation after an accident or surgery 
Screening and prevention of injuries – sports, at work or at play 
Kinesiology taping 
Stroke Rehabilitation 
A stroke is caused when a blood clot or haemorrhage in the brain causes the blood supply to a part of the brain to cut off. This is a very serious medical condition and it needs to be treated immediately. 
If you have recently had a stroke, you will have a better chance of a good recovery if you commence physiotherapy rehabilitation as soon as possible after returning home from the hospital. You will find that your movement will be affected and you may experience numbness or weakness in your arm and/or leg or face. The affected side may feel very different, with the limbs feeling heavy and possibly painful and you may also have issues with your posture and balance. 
Physiotherapy is an important part of your recovery and it will help you learn how to use both sides of your body again and gain back as much muscle strength and range of movement as possible. At Bodyworks we have a neuro-physiotherapist who specialises in strokes, Lois Bloomfield, who can help you regain your mobility and independence. 
A stroke can have a huge impact on someone's life and it can affect them in many different ways. Lois is very aware that rehabilitation for stroke survivors is very personal to each individual and so aims for her assessments and treatments to reflect this. Lois can also advise your family or your carer on how to help you with mobility on a daily basis. 
Vertigo / Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) 
Dix-Hallpike Manoeuver 
Canalith repositioning - Epley Manoeuver 
Brandt-Daroff Exercises 
Cooksey Cawthorne Exercises 
Men’s and Women’s Health 
Bladder and bowel continence 
Bladder and bowel urgency and frequency 
Pelvic pain 
Post surgery (for prolapse, hysterectomy, and prostate surgery) 
Pregnancy related musculoskeletal issues 
Post natal (continence, pelvic floor fitness) 
Mummy MOT 
How do we treat? 
Manual therapy 
Exercise prescription 
Kinesiology taping 
Sports Massage 
Radial Shockwave Therapy 
Realtime ultrasound scanning 
Here at Bodyworks Physiotherapy Clinic we identify the cause of the problem, not just the symptoms, and we design an effective Physiotherapy treatment programme to accelerate your healing. We believe that you, the Patient, want to get better, and back to enjoying life to the fullest, in the shortest possible time. Therefore, we work with you to establish a time frame for achieving this goal 
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