Common Problems

For your assistance and as an aid to self-diagnosis, Sports Focus Physiotherapy has listed some of the most common injuries and treatment techniques available. Please peruse this information, where you can match your symptoms to some of these problems, then contact your nearest Sports Focus Physiotherapy centre for further advice and an appointment.

Cervical Spine

  • Whiplash
  • Arthritis
  • Herniated disc
  • Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Stiffness

Treatment Offered

  • Joint mobilisation
  • Mechanical traction
  • Pilates
  • Massage techniques
  • Posture correction

Shoulder

  • Impingement
  • Dislocation
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Overuse injury

Treatment Offered

  • Rotator cuff strengthening
  • Electrotherapy
  • Massage techniques
  • Taping and bracing
  • Posture and technique correction
  • Aquatic physiotherapy

Elbow

  • Tennis elbow
  • Golfer's elbow
  • Fractures and sprains

Treatment Offered

  • Joint mobilisation
  • Taping and bracing
  • Electrotherapy
  • Massage techniques
  • Post-operative rehabilitation

Wrist

  • Carpel tunnel
  • Colles' fracture
  • Overuse strain

Treatment Offered

  • Electrotherapy
  • Ergonomic retraining
  • Strengthening
  • Massage techniques
  • Joint mobilisation
  • Splinting
  • Post-operative rehabilitation

Lumbar Spine

  • Low back pain
  • Disc pain
  • Sciatica
  • Degenerative conditions
  • Posture and related pain
  • Lifting injuries

Treatment Offered

  • Poor core stability
  • Joint mobilisation
  • Taping and bracing
  • Core stability training
  • Mechanical traction
  • Massage techniques
  • Rehabilitation exercises
  • Real-time ultrasound assessment
  • Posture correction
  • Aquatic physiotherapy
  • Biomechanical/sport analysis
  • Spine care programme
  • Pilates

Hip

  • Arthritic conditions
  • Clicking hip
  • Tendonitis

Treatment Offered

  • Joint mobilisation
  • Biomechanical/sport analysis
  • Pilates
  • Strengthening/stretching
  • Aquatic physiotherapy
  • Soft tissue mobilisation/massage
  • Post-operative rehabilitation

Knees

  • Arthritic conditions
  • Ligament tears and ruptures
  • Cartilage tears
  • Patellofemoral (knee cap) pain or dislocation
  • Strains/sprains

Treatment Offered

  • Muscle re-education
  • Joint mobilisation
  • Massage techniques
  • Stretching/strengthening
  • Taping and bracing
  • Rehabilitation exercises
  • Biomechanical analysis
  • Orthotic prescription
  • Aquatic physiotherapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Post-operative rehabilitation

Ankle/Foot

  • Sprain
  • Achilles tear
  • Shin splints

Treatment Offered

  • Balance retraining
  • Massage techniques
  • Biomechanical gait analysis
  • Orthotic prescription
  • Taping and bracing
  • Stretching and strengthening
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Electrotherapy

Other Featured Treatments

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