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

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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:

Exercise Therapy

Ranging from basic movement reintroduction to the highest sporting performance recovery.

Manual Therapy Techniques 

Specific manipulations, joint, soft tissue or nerve mobilisations 

Supporting Techniques

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:

Paediatrics (the care of children)

Respiratory (breathing/chest)

Care of the Elderly

Orthopaedics

Neurology

Women & Men's Health

Musculo-skeletal  

(skeletal frame, joints, muscles, ligaments, discs, nerves - general out-patient Physiotherapy)

Sports injuries/therapy

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

knee pains

RSI conditions

neck pains

shoulder pains

hip & thigh issues

headaches

hand, wrist or forearm issues

to more specific conditions such as

Osteo-arthritis

Rheumatism

Fibro-myalgia

Osteoporosis

Sports Injuries

Stuart Unthank

(MCSP MMACP)

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.

FIND / CONTACT H.T.C

OPENING HOURS

MON - FRI

08:00-20:00

SAT

09:00-16:00

SUN & BANK HOLIDAYS

CLOSED

ADDRESS

 

Hempstead Therapy Centre Ltd

Unit 26

Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre

Rainham

Medway

Kent

ME7 3PB

TELEPHONE

01634 393113

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