Physiotherapy aims to increase function, performance and reduce pain. It does so by increasing range of movement, flexibility, strength and restoring normal movement patterns. Within the human industry, a chartered physiotherapist is a protected title.
In a typical assessment, Ellen will assess each individual as a whole, therefore identifying asymmetries and possible problems, from acute injuries to chronic compensations.
Physiotherapists will use a variety treatments and methods which will be tailored to meet the individual's needs. Chartered physiotherapists will ensure evidence based treatment is used so you receive the best up to date scientific care; ranging from exercises, hands on therapy, clinical massage, electrotherapy and education. This flexibility is exciting as not one presentation is the same and, as a result ,makes physiotherapy challenging as well as hugely rewarding.
By optimising your movement and improving strength and stability Ellen can help a huge range of issues from not being able to get out of a chair to improving rider performance.
To see if physiotherapy may be beneficial to you, call Ellen for a free chat and start your road to being pain free!
This can range from ankle sprains, Achilles pain, hip pain to bicep strain and shoulder impingement.
This includes ACL reconstructions, joint replacements, shoulder surgery and spinal surgery .
Most of the time people put up with neck and back pain because of their age, job or previous imaging findings.
However, Ellen has helped builders with longstanding low back pain become pain free in a few sessions!
Due to my history with horse riding I have taken a special interest with horse riders.
It has been shown that addressing riders' asymmetries can help your horse's performance.
An assessment may include a ridden evaluation followed by an on land assessment of your muscle strength and joint range of movement.
Following this a specific exercise programme with be developed for your needs. This could include pilates based exercises.