Physiotherapy

At BMI Carrick Glen Hospital our highly trained, dedicated team of Physiotherapists are on hand to help out patients to return to their peak physical health.

All are registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP), British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT) and Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC). Our Physiotherapists work with the hospital’s multi-disciplinary teams, allowing the patient direct access to a wide rnge of Consultant Specialties. Our aim is to offer high quality treatment, accessible to all patients, with a range of services that includes:

  • Soft tissue work
  • Manual therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Gait and biomechanical analysis
  • Taping techniques
  • Sports injury rehabilitation
  • Injection therapy
  • Ergonomic assessment and advice

Women’s and Men’s Health Services

The women’s and men’s health specialist service covers assessment and treatment for gynaecology and urology, antenatal and postnatal mothers and post-operative patients. Treatments include:

  • Pelvic floor re-training and exercises with provision of pelvic floor educator
  • Pilates based pelvic stability exercises
  • Assessment and treatment of any lower back of pelvic pain
  • Bladder and bowel retraining

Hand Therapy

Our highly qualified hand therapists specialise in a wide range of hand and wrist injuries such as:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • DeQuervains
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Inflammatory joint conditions

They aim is to promote restoration and function to the upper limb through techniques such as splinting, electrotherapy, massage and exercise provision.

Nerve Condition Testing

Nerve condition testing is also available for the upper limb using the Neurometrix Advance System to diagnose conditions such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. A comprehensive report is returned in as little as 20 minutes, allowing the patient to leave with a firm diagnosis and any onward referrals. This treatment is covered by most private medical insurers and patients should contact their insurance company to confirm.

For more information about the range of physiotherapy treatments available at BMI Carrick Glen Hospital please call us on 01292 288 882.