The aim of physiotherapy treatment is to help restore movement and function after an injury, illness or disability. Or help you manage chronic conditions such as arthritis and fibromyalgia. Physiotherapy encompasses a variety of treatment techniques such as soft tissue release, joint mobilisation, exercise prescription and rehabilitation.
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy treating injuries and conditions which affect the muscles, joints, and soft tissues. Musculoskeletal pain affects bones, joints, ligaments, tendons or muscles.
Pain can be acute, meaning it is sudden and severe. Or the pain can be chronic (long-lasting). You may have localised pain (in one area of your body), or it may affect your entire body.
Causes of musculoskeletal pain include; bone fractures, joint dislocations, direct blows to muscles, bones or joints. Also overuse, poor posture and sprains. Your symptoms may vary depending on the cause of your musculoskeletal pain. Common symptoms include; aching, stiffness, burning sensations in the muscles, fatigue, muscle twitches, pain that worsens with movement and sleep disturbances.
Musculoskeletal physiotherapy can help you recover from issues with your muscles, tendons and joints, such as:
- Back pain
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Joint pain
- Long term conditions such as osteoarthritis
- Sports and gym injuries
- Work related injuries
- Recovery after surgery
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Claire is a chartered physiotherapist and specialises in musculoskeletal physiotherapy addressing issues with muscles and joints including back, shoulder or knee pain, sports or work related injuries. Claire also has experience in women's health and can help pregnant and postnatal clients to address muscle and joint pain.
Claire is a trained massage therapist providing Swedish, Sports, Pregnancy, Oncology and “TMJD therapy” (for people with issues related to temporo-mandibular joint disorder) at Treat Norwich. She is trained in Myofascial Release, acupuncture, dry needling and Chinese cupping to provide further relief from muscular tension, acute or chronic pain
Claire trained in Pilates in 2014, she teaches 1:1 sessions for injury rehabilitation, sports performance and to help clients manage or overcome long term health problems such as arthritis or osteoporosis. Claire understands that it is often the quality, not the quantity of movement that determines health, fitness and sporting success and she was drawn to Pilates because its principles of alignment, concentration and control -moving and exercising with correct technique which is important in all aspects of exercise and daily life. Claire uses Pilates in her physiotherapy treatments and also teaches it 1:1 as a method to help maintain health and wellbeing.
Claire worked in the health and fitness industry before completing a Masters degree in physiotherapy at UEA. She has 10 years experience working in health, fitness and rehabilitation and has worked at many sporting events including the London Paralympics, London marathon and Great North Run. Claire has also worked as a specialist personal trainer teaching exercise classes for: cancer rehabilitation, cardiac rehabilitation and orthopaedic conditions and continues to give exercise guidance to a wide range of people looking to get moving more despite health concerns.
|Physiotherapy||45 mins||£60 Initial Appointment|
|Physiotherapy||30 mins||£45 Follow Up Appointment|
|Women's Health Physiotherapy||45 mins||£60 Initial Appointment|
|Women's Health Physiotherapy||30 mins||£45 Follow Up Appointment|
|Mummy MOT||60 mins||£90|
|Pregnancy Physio Massage||30/45/60 mins||£35/£45/£55|
|Sports Physio Massage||30/45/60 mins||£35/£45/£55|
|TMJ Physiotherapy||30/45/60 mins||£35/£45/£55|
|Oncology Massage||30/45/60 mins||£35/£45/£55|
|Oncology Manual Lymphatic Drainage||30/45/60 mins||£35/£45/£55|
Myofascial Release Massage
|One to one PhysioPilates - Small Group up to 4 people||30/45/60 mins||
Zoom Pilates Class - Thursday's 6pm - 7pm
(Email or message Claire to book on 07776044304)
£6.50 per session
£100/£140 (per Couple)
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