What is Physiotherapy? What does it treat?
Physiotherapy helps patients in the following ways:
normal movement and function
following injury or the onset of pain due to a variety of causes
including sporting injuries, accidents, postural problems, pregnancy,
repetitive strain issues and age related changes.
use exercise, education, advice and ‘hands on’ manipulation or manual
people of all ages maintain health, prevent loss of function and prevent joint and muscular pain,
through things like posture correction and tissue lengthening.
people to get back to the sport they
love, return to work, maintain independence and increase their general fitness and wellbeing.
is a science-based profession and
looks at the ‘whole person’ – considering the individuals lifestyle goals and
demands. The patient’s involvement in their own care is aided through
education, awareness, empowerment
and participation in their own treatment.
Physiotherapists will initiate referral onto other Medical specialists or where
needed will request scans or blood tests
from a GP or consultant.
can benefit from Physiotherapy input at any stage of their life – whether as
part of recovery from sudden injury, chronic
back pain, long term problems like arthritis
or preparing for a sporting event/aiding injury prevention.
Is there Physiotherapy on Milton Park?
Flex Physiotherapy Practice
(formerly P Bassett Physiotherapy) is based at the Park Club on Croft Drive. They
are a team of 5 highly experienced
physiotherapists and 1 sports massage
therapist who provide daytime, evening and weekend appointments for people
working on Milton Park and for the wider area of Didcot and South Oxfordshire.
Physiotherapy Practice specialises in musculoskeletal Physiotherapy – which
covers things like back pain, whiplash, sports injuries, arthritis, joint pains
and muscle pains.
team are considered experts in diagnosis
for these types of problems, having Advanced Practice Physiotherapists on the
team and an average of over 15 years experience in practice.
the physiotherapists in the clinic have Chartered
status and are registered with the Health Professions Council.