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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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