If you’re looking for physiotherapy in Leeds you’ll be happy to know we offer several physiotherapy treatments for numerous conditions.
Patients most commonly receive physiotherapy care to restore movement and day-to-day functionality. But of course, this type of health care maybe administered for numerous reasons and conditions. Therapy preserves and improves quality of life and your overall wellbeing. This is very important in today’s busy hustle and bustle, with the world becoming more and more demanding.
Speaking to Physio Leeds will help you to understand your condition or ailment and provide the proper recovery advice and treatment needed.
An injury or condition should not prevent you from enjoying a normal life.
Physio Leeds are here to ensure that is not the case. We can help with many different problems, as you’ll see in the list below.
Common Problems Solved by Physiotherapy in Leeds
Knee and foot pain
Back Pain Physiotherapy
Back pain is extremely common in the UK and one of the biggest causes is occupation; especially jobs that involve heavy lifting or lots of sitting down. In truth, there are countless things that may trigger back pain. Just turning around can cause a twist or pull. Being overweight is also a big contributor to back pain, as more stress is applied to your lower back muscles.
Physiotherapy treatment from Physio Leeds will help you to manage your back pain and avoid any further issues. This treatment can be very successful if administered correctly. Visit our back pain treatment pain for more detailed information on causes and therapy.
Foot & Ankle Injuries
Ankle injuries are common in sport, especially football and long distance running. Anyone may experience an ankle problem at some point in their lives though. Such an injury may prevent you from walking or even standing up right. Not to worry! Physiotherapy can help to alleviate the pain and tension, allowing you to carry on living a normal life. Here at Physio Leeds we can even perform treatment within the comfort of your own home – so you don’t have to hobble anywhere!
A professional physiotherapist should always be consulted following a serious ankle injury or sprain. Correct treatment must be administered to ensure you are able to walk normally and comfortably again throughout your recovery process. Here at Physio Leeds we can tailor an appropriate rehabilitation exercise program around your specific injury and requirements.
Your knees support the full weight of your body, so physiotherapy is very important if you are suffering from knee pain or discomfort. This is a problem you’re more likely to experience the older you are, as your knees have travelled some distance across your lifetime! Of course, sportsmen and women have a higher chance of experiencing such issues. Knee problems can include:
Sprains or Strains – Caused when you overextend yourself or do a little too much. Your muscles have overstretched but they are not permanently damaged.
Anterior Knee Pain (Patellofemoral Joint Pain) – This is a term used to describe a range of conditions affecting the patella. This is caused by compressive forces in your knee joint.
Meniscal Injuries – Caused by a sudden twist in the knee joint which results in swelling, pain and locking in the joint.
Osteoarthritis – Common in older people who have frequent pain and stiffness in both knees. This is one of the most shared forms of arthritis in the UK.
There are many more issues and conditions that cause knee pain and discomfort. You can find out more and how to treat them on our knee pain page.
There isn’t much you can do aside from physiotherapy to treat or alleviate neck pain. It is an awkward area of the body to work with as, for one, it contains so many vital elements and your neck is also in constant use. There are also many, many causes of neck pain. One of the most common is cervical spondylosis – when discs and facet joints in your spine being to age. This may cause your nerve roots to become irritated or pinched, which can be extremely painful. Whiplash is also a very common occurrence, often experienced in car accidents.
Physiotherapy is an effective method of dealing with conditions like this. It helps with range of movement and postural correction. Most whiplash injuries improve within a few weeks, but more serious conditions may take more time. Gentle exercises will help to prevent long-term problems and extended damage to your neck. Read our neck pain page for more causes and treatment advice.
Upper Limb Problems
Are you suffering from frozen shoulder? Are your shoulders painful and stiff or hard to move around? Without professional treatment, your condition could last months and years. These symptoms can affect your driving, your occupation and your quality of sleep. Tennis elbow is another common upper limb problem that can serious reduce your range of movement and quality of life. A professional physiotherapist will provide expert advice on which exercises are required to improve your range of movement and reduce the level of pain. Visit our upper limb pain page for more details.
Contact Physio Leeds Today
This is just a small snap-shot of the type of conditions that Physio Leeds can help treat and recover from. Visit each individual condition page for more detailed information and to read up on the best possible treatment methods.
Alternatively, you can give us a call directly on 0113 350 1776 to speak to one of our experts, or visit our contact page using the link below.