Functional Rehabilitation/ PREhabilitation
Our focus is on future injury prevention as well as management of the symptoms you present to us with.
‘PREHABILITATION’ and Functional Rehabilitation are still a fairly new concept in private practice but has been used in the professional sports world and within our clinics for some years now.
With this service the therapist, and patient/athlete in consult, create a personalised and continually evolving exercise and treatment program. It provides specific, focused exercises with a simple philosophy - to prevent injuries rather than just treat them when they occur.
This approach is also used to improve athletic performance be it running, swimming or playing team sports such as football, rugby or hockey. Our Senior osteopath Rob Hill works as a consultant for British Athletics where he uses these same philosophies to allow athletes to produce their best in training and incompetitions.
All our therapists share this philosophy and senior osteopaths Hannah and Rob have gone on to study in this particular area post grad. We have an integrated team approach so that all our therapists work together to ensure you get the right treatment, advice and expertise by inter-referral when necessary.
Our aim therefore, is to treat not only the problem you have, but help you identify the root of the cause and what you can do to help prevent recurrence of this, or any other injury in the future.