Treatments & Therapies

Ultrasound therapy

Ultrasound Therapy

Ultrasound therapy has been used as an electrotherapy treatment modality by therapists over the last 50 years.It involves passing high frequency sound waves into soft tissue. Here we explain how it works as well as …

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Foot drop

Foot drop is a symptom rather than a condition or injury. It describes the inability to raise the foot upwards (dorsiflex the ankle) as if pulling the toes up towards the shin. A patient with …

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Antibiotics

Antibiotics

Antibiotics are a form of medication which is used to treat bacterial infections and are only available via a prescription (in the UK). They are not effective in treating viruses such as influenza. Other conditions …

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Bone scan

Bone Scan

Bone scans are also known as Radio Isotopic bone scans. It is used to detect areas of bone with increased blood flow or increased bone turnover. These may be due to inflammation and infection, or …

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Sports massage

Sports Massage

Sports massage is a popular form of treatment and prevention of soft tissue sports injuries. We demonstrate simple sports massage techniques and explain the benefits, effects and contraindications of massage. Massage contraindications A contraindication is …

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