Back and Neck Problems
Our emphasis is on hands on holistic treatment of the body. Common conditions treated are: back and neck problems including whiplash. We have particular knowledge in back, neck, knee and shoulder problems. As part of our holistic approach we can look after all your musculoskeletal problems.
- Back and Neck Pain
- Foot and Leg Pain
- Sports Injury Clinic
- Sports Massage
- Remedial Massage Therapy
- Structural Integration
Why Choose Us
A family based clinic who cares, we offer an
holistic approach to recovery from injury or
trauma and relief from aches and pains.
We are dedicated to dealing with the root
cause of the problem and not just the effects.
Slipped Disc ~ Back Pain ~ Sciatica ~ Lumbago ~ Stiff Painful Neck ~ Whiplash
Physiotherapy and Remedial Massage
Pain can be referred from muscles joints and nerves to various places in your body. Commonly a problem with your neck could give you pain in your arm or pain in the leg from the lower back. It is estimated that between 80% and 100% of the population will suffer at least one episode of neck or back pain in their lifetime. Research shows that manual therapy, exercise and education is beneficial and "best practice" for back and neck problems. Surgery is only necessary for a minority of back pain sufferers. The risk factors for developing back pain include a family history of back pain, a related sports injury, prolonged standing or sitting, heavy repetitive work, obesity, poor general fitness and following abdominal surgery.
Richard has extensive experience in managing back and neck problems and the treatments we use are based on individual care and a holistic approach. This approach to care means you will be assessed and then treated using a wide range of techniques such as soft tissue massage, gentle positional release, joint mobilisation, manipulation techniques or a different treatment depending on what is the most beneficial to your recovery.
Headaches and migraines cause years of pain and suffering for many people. It comes as a surprise to many sufferers that their neck may be the cause of their problems. With the correct approach and treatment, the result is that in most cases there is a reduction in the number of headaches and migraines caused by the neck.
Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, and sports are one approach many people choose to get their exercise. For people with back pain, sports can still be a viable option if they pay attention to their back. For others, knowing the type of strain that sports place on the back may help prevent a back injury. For more information visit our Sports Injury page.
Following surgery there is often the need for rehabilitation, individual programs designed to your recovery needs. There are many reasons that secondary care is required to help you get back to a normal daily routine Richard has extensive experience in this area and has helped patients recover from the effects of: