What Happens at Your First Appointment?
Your Physioherapist will:
Take a full medical history
Discuss your condition you wish treated as also your desired outcome / target(s)
Carry out tests to examine the condition
Provide a diagnosis where required
Discuss the proposed treatment plan
Initiate your treatment
HTC Specialist Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy is a governed & protected professional title.
Physiotherapy aids in restoring movement & function when someone is affected by injury, degeneration, illness or disability.
Physiotherapists help people by utilising a few key aspects of therapy including:
Ranging from basic movement reintroduction to the highest sporting performance recovery.
Manual Therapy Techniques
Specific manipulations, joint, soft tissue or nerve mobilisations
Such as Taping techniques, ultra-sound, extra-corporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), TENs or Acupuncture.
Education and Advice
It is a Physiotherapists target to ensure that each patient is well informed, conscious of all therapy benefits and therefore can provide informed consent. A well-informed patient enhances their own target achievements in the short or long term.
Areas of speciality may include:
Care of the Elderly
(skeletal frame, joints, muscles, ligaments, discs, nerves - general out-patient Physiotherapy)
For us here at HTC general Physiotherapy would include general body movement, pain & sensation complaints for patients ranging
in age from 5 to advanced senior years
& could include a wide spectrum of conditions ranging across:
General lower backache,
Specific spinal issues
hip & thigh issues
hand, wrist or forearm issues
to more specific conditions such as
Is HTC's Specialist Consultant Physiotherapist & the clinical lead of the practice.
He has over 25 years experience and accrued his experience practising within a number of countries and also within a very wide range of clinical areas including, professional sport, orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Neurology & both undergraduate plus masters level teaching.
Stuarts specialities include Spinal manual Therapy, Orthopaedic Rehabilitation & Sports Physiotherapy.