Whiplash is a term describing a range of injuries to the neck caused by or related to a sudden movement of the head and neck.
Carmel Richards is an expert witness in complex disability medico-legal cases. She has over 30 years of experience with complex disabilities.
Patients will often need a physiotherapy report to support a claim for compensation following an accident or injury.
Occupational Health concerns the employer, employee and the self employed equally. It is an area primarily concerned with protecting the safety, health and welfare of people engaged in work or employment.
As part of our Occupational Rehabilitation Service we provide a Return To Work programme that involves returning injured and ill workers to a level of work activity that is appropriate to their functional and cognitive capacity.
A work related or occupational injury is bodily damage resulting from work related accidents.
Paediatric physiotherapy basically involves the treatment children ranging from 0 to 18 years of age.
Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition. People with Parkinson's don't have enough of a chemical called dopamine because some nerve cells in their brain have died.
Spinal damage can happen at any stage of life and by many different means including disease, damage and disorder.
A stroke happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off and brain cells are damaged or die.
Frozen shoulder is also known as adhesive capsulitis. Adhesive capsulitis is caused when the flexible tissue of the capsule that surrounds the shoulder joint becomes inflamed and thickened.
MS is a complex neurological condition that damages the nerves and affects the transfer of messages from the central nervous system to the rest of the body.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a mechanical abnormality involving degradation of cartilage and subchondral bone in joints.
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) is the name given to a group of injuries affecting the muscles, tendons and nerves primarily of the neck and upper limbs.
Playing sport or doing regular exercise is definitely good for your health, unfortunately sometimes you can injure yourself.
The aim of post-operative physiotherapy is to reduce pain, promote healing and enhance recovery of strength, stamina and function.
A traditional Total Hip Replacement (THR) is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant that is attached to the pelvis and into the shaft of the femur.
A traditional Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery (arthroplasty) involves replacing a damaged, worn or diseased knee with an artificial joint.
The reason for having an operation is commonly that the person has suffer from pain and / or movement problems for several months due to an underlying condition.
The shoulder is the most complex and unstable joint in the body, so it can get injured easily.
You may get referred for back surgery if you have a major trauma, severe back pain that hasn't improved after other treatments (such as physiotherapy or referral to a pain clinic), or to reduce referred symptoms affecting your arms or legs.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). Myalgia means muscle pain and encephalomyelitis means inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.
Our approach to physiotherapy involves much more than just the treatment of injuries and pain.
Falls prevention is a very important as a fall can seriously affect the health and quality of life of the person who has fallen.
Mobility promotes healthy ageing, delays the onset of disabilities, and postpones frailty, thereby contributing to well-being and life satisfaction.
Osteoporosis is a disease that affects your bones, leading them to weaken and become fragile and likely to break.
We treat patients from all over Swansea and are based in Dunvant. We are concerned with pain, functional movement and quality of life. We are trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions. We are experienced in sports injury management, back care, acupuncture, neurological rehabilitation, manual therapy and injury prevention. A comprehensive assessment and treatment plan will be individually tailored to your particular problem. Our treatments aim to relieve pain, restore functional movement, improve your quality of life and maximise your body’s potential.