We will discuss a treatment plan with you after a thorough assessment of your problem. Your treatment will include one or more of these techniques:
Our central technique. Various philosophies of treatment will be incorporated within the joint and soft tissue mobilization and manipulation techniques used.
For instance, the Mulligan concept is a manual therapy that enables recovery from joint disorders. It involves the therapist delivering a pain-free series of techniques, often undertaken in weight-bearing postures such as sitting and standing, to realign joint position, restore movement and encourage pain relief.
Wilkinson Street Physiotherapy was established by George Chia in 1985 as a centre for acupuncture in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. Continuing this expertise, Thomas Mitchell is registered with the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) having completed two training programmes of 80 hours in 1998 and 2010. Rob Leckie is also a registered acupuncturist for pain relief with the AACP.
Ultrasound and interferential may also be used as an adjunct to the manual therapy approach.
Massage and sports massage are core components of the treatments offered by Thomas Mitchell; they form a large part of the work he does with Olympic and Paralympic sports teams. This service can be booked as a stand-alone treatment.
We believe that the best results are achieved when you are proactive in your recovery. We will give you a tailored exercise programme that takes into account your injury and any related medical conditions.
Sarah Leighton is highly skilled in the Bobath Concept, a problem-solving approach for assessing and treating people with disturbances of function, movement and postural control due to a lesion of the central nervous system. Her physiotherapy sessions aim to maximise motor function following injury, enabling the fullest levels of independent living.