are often asked for a list of the complaints that are most frequently
treated by PhysioFirst members. The range is wide and clearly not all
of the conditions listed below are covered by insurance cover.
INJURIES to muscles, ligament, cartilage and tendon
problems. Work related conditions such as Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI).
- SPINAL PROBLEMS
including prolapsed discs, degeneration, sciatica, lumbago, stiff /
painful neck and referred arm and leg pains.
- JOINT PROBLEMS arthritis,
injury, pain / swelling / stiffness in joints such as shoulders, elbows,
wrists, hips, knees and ankles.
- AFTER SURGERY rehabilitation
after orthopaedic surgery, e.g. hip and knee replacements or general
physiotherapy after general surgery.
- FRACTURES treatment
to increase the healing rate and to gain full function once the bones
- GYNAECOLOGICAL PROBLEMS
including pelvic pain and post surgery rehabilitation.
- OBSTETRICS including
ante and postnatal classes / exercise / relaxation / advice and treatment
for back pain during pregnancy.
- CHEST CONDITIONS both
medical and surgical, including hayfever, asthma and sinusitis, pneumonia,
cystic fibrosis, emphysema, bronchitis and bronchiectasis.
- NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS
such as strokes, head injuries, nerve injuries,
multiple sclerosis, shingles, cerebral palsy and ME.
for childhood conditions including postural and walking problems.
- CIRCULATORY PROBLEMS such
as Raynauds disease, wounds, ulcers, cardiac rehabilitation.
- BLADDER PROBLEMS