Whether you are young or old, fit or unfit, physiotherapy can help you.

Physiotherapy is the treatment of injury and disease by correcting and improving the body’s own natural healing mechanisms, without the use of drugs or medication. It will engage your body’s ability to heal itself using stretching, mobilizing and manipulative techniques. 

See below for more general information on physiotherapy, and follow the links to specific areas of physiotherapy as offered at Viney Hall.

 

 

Manual Therapy

Manual Therapy

Treatment using the therapist’s hands may be called manual therapy. Hands-on treatment.

Exercise Therapy

Exercise Therapy

Physiotherapists have been considered experts… in this field for over a hundred years.

Electrotherapy

Electrotherapy

Electrotherapy is usually used in conjunction with other treatments such as manual or exercise therapy.

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

We understand the need to return to sport at the earliest possibility and the requirements for higher levels of fitness.

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

After injury or surgery, a physiotherapist plays a vital role in your recovery.

Occupational Health

Occupational Health

Many local companies provide physiotherapy services for their employees through Viney Hall.

Injection Therapy

Injection Therapy

The advantage of having an injection given by your physiotherapist is the accuracy of diagnosis is always good.

Women's Health

Women's Health

It’s no longer acceptable to brush our continence issues under the carpet, or discreetly accept that post-50 we all wear pads!

Neuro Physiotherapy

Neuro Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy for neurological conditions is offered at Viney Hall with our neuro specialist who also runs classes for people with Multiple Sclerosis.

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Dizziness, Vertigo and Balance issues are extremely common and are helped quickly and effectively by specialist physiotherapy at Viney Hall.

Physiotherapy in the Forest of Dean

Physiotherapy can play a vital part in pain-relief, healing and rehabilitation in many conditions including:

  • Spinal problems – slipped disc, back pain, sciatica, whiplash injury and trapped nerves
  • Joint problems – arthritis, injury, pain/swelling/stiffness
  • Overuse injuries – of muscles, ligaments and tendons
  • Sprains and strains, postural problems
  • Stress incontinence
  • Dizziness, balance issues and vestibular dysfunctions
  • Sports Injuries

Physiotherapy can also play an essential part in restoring full strength and function following fractures or orthopaedic surgery.

Viney Hall Physiotherapy

Your physiotherapist will perform a detailed examination and assessment on your first visit. A diagnosis will be made followed by a discussion of the plan of treatment and expected outcomes.

Some of the treatments that may be used are:

  • Mobilisation and manipulative techniques of joints and soft tissues
  • Heat and ice
  • Soft tissue massage
  • A range of electrotherapy to reduce pain and swelling and to enhance healing: eg ultrasound, interferential therapy and pulsed shortwave diathermy
  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pain relief
  • Acupuncture for pain relief
  • Spinal Traction
  • Postural Advice
  • Exercises to mobilise stiffness and/or address muscle imbalances and improve core stability
  • Advice on prevention of recurrences – lifestyle and/or sport-specific
  • Corticosteroid injections are sometimes used in conjunction with other treatments
  • Vestibular rehabilitation for dizziness and balance difficulties
  • Specific advice, exercise and neuromuscular electrical stimulation techniques for incontinence and other women’s health issues.