Contact

Ravensford Physiotherapy: Contact me for home based physio and rehabilitation

Please feel free to contact me for home based physio and rehabilitation and an informal chat

sarah.atherton@ravensford.co.uk

07840 037 910

0208 242 6098

You can also contact me by filling in the form here and ticking the “I’m not a robot” box.

 

Useful websites:

https://www.stroke.org.uk

https://www.parkinsons.org.uk

Balance and Walking

  • exercise and therapy to improve balance, strength and stamina
  • Specific therapy for vestibular problems which cause a loss of balance
  • Gait re-education
  • advice and therapy for foot drop, including advice about splints
  • home exercise plan
  • improving confidence walking outside

Falls Prevention

  • advice about falls prevention and general health
  • assessment with walking aids (if required)
  • exercise to improve balance, mobility and confidence
  • practice getting up from the floor (if appropriate)

Improving arm function e.g. after a stroke

  • specific exercise, including improving strength of the shoulder complex
  • therapy to improve function of the arm
  • use of evidence based adjuncts such as mirror box andĀ  electrical muscle stimulation
  • hands on therapy to improve range of movement and muscle activity

Long Term Conditions e.g. Parkinson’s Disease, multiple sclerosis

  • management advice specific to the condition
  • exercise and therapy to improve movement, strength, function and fitness
  • PositioningĀ  management plan , including training carers/others
  • advice about the management of spasticity, and treatment for muscle stiffness
  • self-management plan

Other Services

  • lycra orthotic provision
  • integration of a pilates approach when indicated
  • use of kinesio taping, and soft tissue therapy
  • interface with other agencies including NHS services, and onward referral as indicated
  • signpost for exercise and well being

 

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