Ankle Injury

Ankle Injury

Injuries to the ankle joint are the sports injury which is most often seen in the Accident and Emergency Department at the Hospital. Government figures suggest almost 2 million attendances to the hospital each year.   Types of ankle injury   Ankle sprain or strain – the only difference between a strain and a sprain is the second letter of...

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

Back pain will affect most people at some point in their lifetime. Government statistics report that 4 in every 10 adults will have suffered low back pain which lasted for more than a day in the last 12 month period. Most episodes of low back pain will resolve themselves and will require no more treatment than some painkillers and a little time, however some...

Host Nation Services

Host Nation Services

In 2009 and 2010 Great Britain played host to the World and European Championships in Gymnastics. London hosted the World Championships at the O2 Arena in 2009 (which will be the venue for this event at the 2012 Olympics) and the European Championships in Birmingham in 2010. Being a Host Nation physiotherapist means that you are there on behalf of the hosting...

Gymnastics

Dominic has extensive experience in gymnastics and is one of the most experienced and respected physiotherapists in this field. He has accompanied the Great Britain Team as their physiotherapist at seven Worlds and six European Championships. He has also been Host Nation physiotherapist at two World...

Treatment and Physiotherapy Overview

Treatment and Physiotherapy Overview

Physiotherapy Treatments   In its purest terms physiotherapy is the treatment of disease by physical means. In practice physiotherapists treat a wide range of conditions ranging from sports injuries to back and neck pain, neurological conditions such as stroke or cerebral palsy and also help people return to health following surgery.   Here at...