Using Physiotherapy to Treat Injury

There are a large variety injuries and physiotherapy plays an integral part in the multi-disciplinary approach to the management of these injuries. The aim of physiotherapy is to treat and rehabilitate you after an injury or operation to return you to your activities in the shortest possible time and to prevent further injury and loss of fitness.

Lambton Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine is here to make you feel better and get back into action as well as possible.
 

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Achilles tendon injuries

Achilles tendonitis is a common injury among runners, but may also occur in people with pronated feet, high arches, tight calf muscles and those who wear inflexible running shoes. Overuse of the Achilles tendon at the back of the heel occurs in the case of dancers, runners and walkers who exert a lot of stress on the tendon during their activities. More>

Ankle sprains

A sprain is a tear in a ligament, whereas a strain results when a muscle or tendon is torn. It is important to get a professional diagnosis, since there may be damage to tendons, bones and other joint tissues in addition to ligament damage. More>

Back pain

Back pain is very common among athletes and may be the result of spine injuries such as fractures or sprains. A physiotherapy evaluation for back pain includes a subjective history of the type of injury, symptoms and prior level of function. More>

Foot injuries

In this article we will look at some of the most common foot injuries and how physiotherapy can help. More>

Groin injuries

Groin injuries involve the adductor muscles that go from the pelvis to the knee and help to bring the leg in toward the body. A rupture or tear in the muscle can occur during these activities, leading to groin strain. More>

Hamstring strain

The hamstrings play a critical role in daily activities such as running, walking, jumping and controlling some trunk movement. A hamstring strain also called a pulled hamstring is common in some sports. A physiotherapist will be able to assist in recovery from a hamstrting strain. More>

Hand and wrist injuries

Made up of an intricate assortment of bones, ligaments, tendons and nerves, the hand and wrist are involved in almost every activity of daily living, and as such, they can be easily injured. More>

Knee injuries

Trust Lambton Physiotherapy & Sport Medicine with your knee injury in Newcastle. Because the knee is so complex we offer quality treatment! Call today! More>

Lumbar spine injuries

A lumbar spine injury may take the form of a muscle strain, in which the muscles are stretched or torn; or a lumbar sprain may occur in which the ligaments are torn. A lumbar spine injury leads to low back pain and loss of function and is the cause of most hospital visits. More>

Shoulder injuries

There are a few different types of shoulder injuries such as rotator cuff injury, dislocation and acromioclavicular joint injury. Your physiotherapist will help determine the type and extent of your injury and to design a treatment plan. More>

Snapping hip injury

Sometimes called dancer's hip, this is a condition in which the person feels a snapping of the hip when it is flexed or extended. Physiotherapy can help if there is pain present. More>

Tennis elbow and golfer's elbow

As the name implies, this form of injury is very common in tennis players and golfers. Your physiotherapist can identify the mechanism of injury and develop techniques to prevent future injury. More>

Thoracic injuries

Thoracic pain or evidence of thoracic injury should not be ignored as the thoracic or chest cavity contains important respiratory organs which can be easily compromised. More>