Services

Physiotherapy

Physio

What can Physiotherapy help with? 

  • Sports injuries

  • Back and neck pain

  • Rehabilitation following surgery or fractures

  • Ligament and muscle tears and strains

  • Tendon problems

  • Arthritis and other joint conditions

  • Work related pain

  • Pre- and post-natal care / pelvic organ related pain or problems

  • Running injuries

  • Cycling injuries

  • General aches and pains 

What to expect?

On your first visit, we will discuss your current problem and how it is affecting your life, your previous injuries, general medical health and your physical goals. Next, a physical assessment will be carried out to establish what structures are causing you pain and what underlying factors are contributing to your problem, such as as weakness or biomechanics issues. 

After your assessment, I will discuss the findings from the discussion and assessment and consider the best evidence-based treatment options with you to achieve your specific goals. Treatment typically includes plenty of advice and education regarding your issue, a tailored evidence-based rehabilitation program which will be monitored and altered regularly and hands on treatment to ease your symptoms, such as massage, frictions, joint mobilisations, passive stretching and many more. 

Your follow-up session will be a  continuations of the treatment process and any adjustments, based on how you present, can be made to the plan.

What forms of treatment can be offered?

  • Manual therapy: including joint mobilisations or manipulations and soft tissue techniques such as massage.

  • Exercise rehabilitation: to strengthen, mobilise, and stretch specific areas.

  • Movement analysis and correction: to improve alignment, movement patterns, reduce the load on sensitive tissues, and improve performance.

  • Acupuncture/needling: can be helpful in relieving pain and relaxing muscles.

  • Gait and running analysis using a state of the art treadmill

  • Education and advice: essential in your rehabilitation to understand more about your current problem and the best ways you can help to facilitate and take part in your own recovery.  You will be given a clear explanation of the diagnosis and any other underlying causes, and we will discuss what is required to address these issues and reach your goals.

What next?

If you are struggling with an injury, or you're in pain and it's stopping you from doing the things you love, if you have a niggle that won't go away or if you have some specific sporting or fitness challenges you want to prepare for, Fiona is here to help! To book a session click the button below or email fjb.physio@hotmail if you have any questions.

Pilates Class

Pilates

Have you ever been told to start Pilates - but don't know where to begin? Do you have regular back pain and physiotherapy treatment has only got you so far? Or maybe you have previously tried Pilates but didn't feel it did anything! 

I understand - and have helped lots of people just like you! 

 

What is Pilates?

Pilates involves the co-ordination of deep postural and stability muscles – combined with breathing, arm and leg movements, postural correction and flexibility. Scientific research shows Pilates can reduce pain and improve physical function, movement and wellbeing.

What are the benefits of Pilates? 

  • improve posture 

  • increase flexibility and mobility of soft tissue and joints 

  • strengthen and enhance muscular control  

  • correct muscle imbalance 

  • increase core strength 

  • improve breathing efficiency 

  • increase energy levels 

  • boost mental welbeing and increase concentration 

  • improve sporting performance 

  • reduces risk of injury 

 

Who is it good for? 

Honestly - everyone! But more specifically it can be highly beneficial for:

  • back pain 

  • poor posture 

  • active individuals from recreational to elite 

  • post-surgery 

  • pre / post natal 

  • injury rehab 

  • older adults 

  • to manage pain 

What types of classes do you offer?

  • 1:1 classes - in the clinic or at your home

  • 2:1 classes - a joint session with a friend / family member at your home or in clinic

  • Virtual studio group classes 

Pressure Point Massage

Massage

What is Massage?

Massage / soft tissue therapy is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of the soft tissues within the body - including muscles, connective tissue/fascia, tendons and ligaments. A variety of techniques are used to help prevent and resolve many aches and pain, whether acute or chronic. The techniques are aimed to improve range of movement, reduce pain, correct muscle imbalance and prevent areas of adhesion formation. 

What are the benefits of massage?

  • reduce muscular tension

  • pain relief 

  • increases flexibility and mobility 

  • speed up recovery - whether that's between workouts or injury 

  • improve posture and muscular performance 

  • prevent injury - aids early recognition of potential issues that can lead to injury 

  • improves circulation and lowers heart rate 

  • reduces stress and anxiety 

What types of massage do I offer? 

  • sports massage 

  • soft tissue massage (light - deep pressure tailored to your needs)

  • relaxation and de-stress treatment