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If you’re looking to fix a sudden onset of back pain or a long-term solution to managing a chronic back problem, then you’ve just found an Award-Winning physiotherapy clinic that can help you.

At C-Physio one of our friendly, experienced Physiotherapists will assess, treat and help you understand your back pain to give long-lasting back pain relief. Using tried and tested back pain treatment techniques alongside state-of-the-art equipment for back pain relief and effective exercises for back pain, your physiotherapist will guide you back to health as quickly as possible.

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Treating Your Back Pain With Confidence

Effective Musculosketal Physiotherapy is the answer for the majority of Back Pain.

At C-Physio we offer 5 unique Guarantees to combine superior treatment with great customer service and ongoing support. Leave satisfied and content that you have received the best possible care in the area.

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Understanding your Back Pain

Low Back Pain can start for a number of reasons. Understanding those reasons is the first step to finding an effective plan of action to managing your back pain. And even with severe back pain, it doesn’t mean you will have back problems forever.

The spine is a strong, stable structure, and although at times it may feel weak or painful, an effective exercise programme and timely treatment can improve your back recovery and avoid future problems.

Most importantly, we’ll provide you with all the tools you need to get your back better. Not just a quick fix, but better for the long term.

Download 6 Key Things You Need To Know About Low Back Pain


Quality Assessment

At C-Physio your physiotherapist will undertake a full assessment to help identify the cause of your low back pain, the reasons why it has started and a diagnosis to indicate what structures are affected. They will also be able to identify other problems, such as compensation strategies, muscle imbalances and associated muscle tightness in a Problem List that is specific to your back pain.

Your Problem List may commonly include one or more of the following:

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  • Pain
  • Restricted Range Of Movement
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Trigger Points
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Muscle Stiffness
  • Nerve Mobility
  • Swelling
  • Inflammation
  • Impaired Healing Process
  • Muscle Deconditioning
  • Reduced Stability

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Once your Problem List is established, your physiotherapist will be able to set up a Treatment Plan to address the problems identified. Common Treatments for Back Pain that we can offer at C-Physio include:

  • Exercise Therapy
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Joint Mobilisations
  • Ultrasound Therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Laser Therapy

Your response to treatment is the most important factor in determining the outcome of your treatment. Not all treatments will help all types of pain. But your physiotherapist will monitor your progress and adjust your treatment as required.

You can be sure your physiotherapist will take all the changes in your condition into account to provide you with the best advice, treatment and progression possible.

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Call Now To Start Your Recovery

So if you’re interested in finding a Physiotherapist who can help you reduce pain and manage your back problems for good, give us a call on 01274 270450 to book a Physiotherapy Assessment.

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Back Pain Diagnosis

The NHS estimate that 8 out of 10 people suffer back pain at some time. There are various types of back pain: 

Lower Back (Lumbar Spine)

Non- Specific Low Back Pain
Lower back pain is felt in the area between the bottom of the ribcage and the top of the legs. It’s the most common type of back pain. Symptoms range from tension and stiffness to pain and soreness. Non-specific low back pain includes most conditions affecting the facet joints of the spine, muscular spasm, aches and pain, muscular weakness and

General Exercise and painkillers are recommended for Non-specific Low Back Pain once the acute pain has settled a few days after the initial injury. When general exercise is not helping, a specific exercise programme designed by a physiotherapist can be more effective. And a Clinical Pilates programme can be an effective long-term solution to maintain good back health.

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy also includes other treatments that can reduce pain and speed up recovery including soft tissue therapy, joint mobilisations and electrotherapy.

Download 5 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Back

Sciatica
Sciatica is pain caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body, and runs from the back of your pelvis, through your buttocks and down both legs, ending at your feet.

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy including acupuncture and manual therapy can help to reduce pain and promote recovery of range of movement.

Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)
This condition affects the disc that sits between the spinal bones. It occurs when the amount fluid in the disc is reduced, making the disc less supple than it used to be. Chemicals within the disc can be released and stimulate the nerve endings which send signals up to the brain that promotes a painful response in the back. Most forms of Degenerative Disc Disease are normal age-related changes and can be self-managed with a treatment programme.

c physio Pilates class photoPilates and Exercise Therapy have been shown to be one of the most effective forms of reducing pain and managing Degenerative Disc Disease.

Other physical treatments that can help pain from disc degeneration include Interferential Therapy and Laser Therapy.

In the case of back pain that doesn’t settle with conservative treatment, injections from a consultant spinal doctor can help in certain cases.

Slipped Disc / Discogenic Pain
Discogenic Pain occurs when the thick fluid-filled centre of the intervertebral disc presses out towards the back of the stiff, outer rings of the disc. Pain is present when chemicals from inflammation stimulate the nerve endings that pass up to the brain, producing a painful response in the lower back, and sometimes into the legs.

In severe cases, the disc can press on nerves that pass into the legs and may cause pain, pins and needles, numbness or weakness into the leg.

Physiotherapy, Pilates and Acupuncture can help to relieve pain, improve movement and regain function. 

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Upper and middle back pain (Thoracic Spine)
The upper and middle back is the section of the back between the base of the neck and the bottom of the ribcage. Pain in this area is less common than neck or lower back pain. Like many other types of back pain, upper and middle back pain can range from aching and stiffness to a sharp or burning sensation.

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With the current COVID-19 situation we are pleased to be offering Virtual Clinics

 

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