• Ben Harris

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a type of rehabilitative treatment that uses physical methods to improve movement, reduce pain and stiffness, speed up the healing process and increase quality of life. Physiotherapists use a variety of techniques, such as massage, mobilization, heat therapy and electrotherapy, to help their patients recover from injury or illness.


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All physiotherapists must be registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) in order to practice. The CSP is the professional body for physiotherapists in the United Kingdom.

The CSP is the professional, educational and trade union body for over 60,000 chartered physiotherapists, physio students and physiotherapy support workers. They work to promote and protect the interests of their members, and help ensure that physiotherapy is delivered to the highest possible standard.

Founded by four nurses in 1894The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) is the professional body for physiotherapists in the United Kingdom. It was founded by four nurses in 1894 as the Nurses' Association of the United Kingdom, and became the CSP in 1920.

What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a treatment that uses physical techniques to improve movement, reduce pain and stiffness, speed up the healing process and increase quality of life. Yes, you can check if your physiotherapist is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) by visiting their website.

What does a physiotherapist do?

Physiotherapists are movement experts who use physical techniques to improve movement, reduce pain and stiffness, speed up the healing process and increase the quality of life. They diagnose and manage a broad range of conditions with the bones, muscles, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, lymphatic system, nervous system, and endocrine system.

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that uses physical techniques to improve movement, reduce pain and stiffness, speed up the healing process and increase quality of life. Physiotherapists can help people to manage chronic diseases, give lifestyle advice, prescribe exercises, and provide other treatments.

When you go to see a physiotherapist, they might use a range of techniques to improve your movement and reduce pain. These techniques might include:

- Exercise - Manual therapy - Electrotherapy - Hydrotherapy

The physiotherapist will assess your condition and help you with physical problems. They may use techniques such as massage, manipulation, and electrotherapy to improve movement and reduce pain.

How can physiotherapy help me?

A physiotherapist can help treat many things, including:

  • back and knee pain

  • sports injuries

  • arthritis

  • aches, sprains and injuries

  • incontinence

  • neurological conditions, like Parkinson’s disease or multiple sclerosis

  • chronic diseases like diabetes, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and obesity

  • managing after a stroke

  • recovery from broken bones

  • rehabilitation after surgery

  • developmental delays in children

  • occupational health


Cost of physiotherapy

The cost of physiotherapy can vary depending on the clinic you go to. We also accept some of the major insurance providers.

If you have private health insurance, it might cover physiotherapy. Check what your plan covers before you go also.

We are open 6 days per week and are here to help you with any soreness, stiffness or other problems that require our expertise.

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