Physiotherapists restores well being following injury, pain or disability
Our physiothearpists will assess your condition and identify the source of your problem. They will develop an individual treatment and rehabilition plan for you. All our therapists are registered with the Health Professionals Council and are skilled in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. We have vast experience working for the NHS, private clinics and with regional and national sports teams and are recognised by all major health insurance companies.
Treatments & Services
Joint mobilisation and manipulation
Soft tissue mobilisation
Tailored rehabilitation programmes
Electrotherapy including ultrasound
Ergonomic and posture advice
Biomechanical assessment and orthotic prescription
Common conditions we treat
Neck Pain including whiplash
Joint and Muscle problems, headaches/migraine
Ankle and Knee injuries
Post surgical rehabilitation eg after hip, knee replacement, ACL reconstruction, spinal, shoulder, ankle surgery
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We offer a wide range of treatments for the sports athlete:
Manual therapy - mobilisations, manipulation and massage.
Sports massage - pre and post event
Myofascial release - to release tight muscles & ease pain
Advice - managing acute & chronic injuries, preventing injury
Individual rehab programmes.
Pilates - classes run throughout the week and individual sessions can be organised. More and more sports people are using pilates to help with conditioning and injury prevention. International rugby players, triathletes, runners and golfers all come to PhysioworksNI to practice pilates.
Alleviate Pain, Enhance Performance and Facilitate Rehabilitation
When an athlete suffers an injury, the outcome and implications are often more severe than for a normal person. Kinesio Taping is a new and effective treatment for muscle/joint dysfunction. This taping method is fundamentally different to other athletic taping techniques. Using a highly elastic and unique adhesive tape called Kinesio Tex, alongside specialist Kinesio Taping applications, the method gives muscles support, even during intense activity, without affecting circulation or range of motion.
Kinesio tape can be used to treat a virtually limitless number of injuries. It can be used to reduce swelling in a new injury or alleviate chronic pain in older injuries. It mimics the qualities of human skin and enhances muscular, joint and circulatory function. Kinesio tape is approved for any stage of injury and can also be valuable in injury prevention. By using Kinesio tape, athletes can continue their training and sporting activities despite injury.
Book in for an appointment if you feel Kinesio taping could help you.
Kinesio Tape is available to buy in PhysioWorksNI.
Most of us will experience back pain at some part in our lives.
Pain can come on suddenly or gradually. The spine is made up of 24 vertebrae, discs, ligaments that hold the bones together, tendons that connect the muscles to the vertebrae, the spinal cord, nerves and muscles.
Due to this complex structure, even small amounts of damage to any part of the spine can cause a lot of pain and discomfort. Physiotherapy can help to significantly reduce pain and improve movement by using techniques such as:
Manipulation Massage Myofascial release Traction Acupuncture Electrotherapy Advice and exercise programmes
Following assessment a structured treatment programme is designed specifically for you.
As pain reduces movement improves and with further advice and exercises, physiotherapy will get you back to normal activities as quickly as possible. We have found Pilates based exercises are a great way to reduce pain and improve the condition of the spine. It can be introduced relatively early on in your treatment programme to ease symptoms and if continued can help to strengthen the back, improve the flexibility and posture and help to prevent reoccurance.
We are finding that more and more people are using Pilates to help back pain – from the office worker to the professional athlete.
Best Self Treatment
Use over the counter painkillers, when required
Try some gentle stretches to gently move the spine and surrounding structures
Preventing back pain
Improve your posture
Improve your core stability
Check your seating in your car and in work
Maintain a healthy lifestyle