Physiotherapy Help Page

Physiotherapy Help Page

email: jamesleebarrett@gmail.com  |   tel: {01473} 718552

Rushmere Physiotherapy Clinic

154 Colchester Road

Ipswich

Suffolk

IP4 4RS

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Easy to understand description and self-help guide

This site is designed to give you a good idea of some of the more common injuries that a physiotherapist may see.    It is not designed for self-diagnosis but as an aide-mémoire alongside your physiotherapy sessions.  

 

Please consult a Health Professional before following any information found on this site.

 

It is currently under construction but come back and check for updates.

  est - avoid any further damage to the injury.

 

ce - reduce inflammation and take resulting heat away, also a good pain killer.

 

  ompression - prevent excess build up of swelling which congests the area and slows blood flow, therey, slowing repair.

 

  levation - increase the return of blood to the heart, taking swelling and waste-products from the repair away from the area.

RICE - for muscle or ligament injuries

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