As physiotherapists at Royal Rehabilitation Hospital we help patients with physical difficulties resulting from illness, injury, disability or ageing to improve their movement. musculoskeletal which is also called orthopaedic physiotherapy and is used to treat conditions such as sprains, brain pain, arthritis, strains, incontinence, bursitis, posture problems, sport and workplace injuries, plus reduced mobility. Rehabilitation following surgery is also included within this category. We devise treatment programmes using manual therapy (such as a massage), therapeutic exercise and electrotherapy. Electrotherapy is the use of electric currents passed through the body to stimulate nerves and muscles, chiefly in the treatment of various forms of paralysis. We also educate patients on how to self-manage their long term chronic conditions.
Our patients include children, the elderly, stroke patients and people with sports injuries.