Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

A Physiotherapist is an allied health professional that uses a range of scientifically based assessment and treatment techniques in order to decrease pain, increase movement and facilitate well-being, returning the patient to day-to-day activities.

The physiotherapists at LBPC have an excellent track record in treating all types of acute and chronic spinal conditions.All our Chartered Physiotherapists are HCPC registered and Members of the CSP. They use a wide range of treatments options such as joint mobilisation, manipulation, soft tissue techniques, acupuncture, ultrasound, interferential, exercises therapy and shockwave therapy. They plan the treatment programme specific to your goals.

At LBPC our Physiotherapists will provide specialised treatment goals and rehabilitation plans for all spinal conditions. We communicate very closely with our Multi-Disciplinary Team to ensure bespoke and comprehensive treatment plans for all our patients.

Physiotherapy is used to treat:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Sciatica and disc problems
  • Muscle strains
  • Ligament sprain
  • Cartilage problems
  • Arthritis
  • Sports injuries
  • Whiplash injuries
  • Lower limb and foot problems
  • Hip, knee and ankle pain
  • Post-operative/surgical rehabilitation
  • Pre/Post-natal exercise
  • Decreased pain
  • Increased range of motion
  • Reduced disability
  • Improved quality of life

London Back Pain Clinic physiotherapists will create an individualised programme to restore you to your previous functional level. The physiotherapist’s role includes clearly identifying and explaining your condition, helping you to understand why you are having ongoing problems and create a clear treatment plan whereby goals should be achieved within a certain time period.

What should I wear?

Your physiotherapist will discuss with you what you will need to wear during your treatment sessions.

How long do sessions last?

Initial and follow-ups usually last between 30 – 40 minutes (there may be some variation between different insurers).

Does physiotherapy hurt?

Physiotherapy does not usually hurt, but please discuss this with your physiotherapist should you have any concerns over any discomfort.

Can I bring someone with me for my physiotherapy session?

You are more than welcome to bring a friend or family member to the physiotherapy sessions.

How effective is physiotherapy?

Research has shown that physiotherapy can be very effective for the appropriate conditions and as prevention of further injury.

How will payment be taken?

We will invoice your medical insurance company directly, so you do not need to worry. If you do not have insurance and are a self-payer, we ask for payment by credit / debit card.

Can I pay using Private Medical Insurance?

Yes, you can. We are recognised by all the major health insurance providers.

How many sessions will I need?

This will depend on your condition, and how your treatment progresses. Your physiotherapist will discuss this with you.

Can I stop at any time?

Yes, you can. However, we advise you to continue with your treatment plan until the end to gain maximum benefits.

Do you treat children?

Yes, we do

Can I request a male or female physiotherapist?

Yes, you have a choice of male or female therapists

All our Physiotherapists are highly experienced in managing patients with spinal pain, or the other conditions listed above. The treatment you receive will be tailored to you, and your condition. This ensures that the resulting treatment plan is most likely to achieve the results you need. In addition, our access to a multi-disciplinary team including specialised spinal surgeons and pain specialists, means that should you need further treatment, this can be organised in a timely and seamless manner. Our aftercare service ensures that we will provide help and assistance should this be necessary with sequential and periodic reviews.

www.aacp.org.uk – Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

www.acpin.net – Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology

www.csp.org.uk – Chartered Society of Physiotherapists

www.physiofirst.org.uk – Organisation of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice

www.ppaonline.co.uk – Physiotherapy Pain Association Online

London Back Pain Clinic has treatment facilities located across London.