We Treat

Physiotherapy Woodford – What We Treat

We specialise in the treatment of a variety of conditions.  A more detailed list of the conditions that can benefit from Physiotherapy is provided below but you may recognise your own problem from the conditions listed briefly here:

Back and neck pain, disc disorders, ‘slipped’ disc, sciatica

Joint problems arthritis, frozen shoulder


Sports injuries with rehabilitation back to sport

Soft tissue injuries, tennis elbow, sprained ankle

      • Pulled/torn muscles: hamstring and calf tears/strains;
      • Tendon injuries: tennis elbow, jumper’s knee, Achilles tendon, groin strains, shoulder tendon impingements;
      • Ligament injuries sprained ankle and twisting knee injuries;
      • Joint sprains: ankle, shoulder and knee injuries, throwing injuries; Post-fracture treatment and rehabilitation after broken ankle, wrist, foot, leg and arm bones

Work-related hand/arm pain, repetitive strain injury, general postural problems

Neurological problems strokes, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease

Post-operative conditions total hip and knee replacements or back surgery

Treatment may include:

      • Manipulation, mobilisation and soft tissue massage
      • Ultrasound, electro-magnetic energy, interferential therapy and acupuncture for pain relief and stimulation of healing


Conditions we treat:



 ‘Frozen shoulder’ (adhesive capsulitis)

Acute subacromial bursitis

Acromioclavicular joint sprain

Subacromial impingement syndrome

Chronic subacromial bursitis

Supraspinatus tendinopathy (often referred to as tendinitis)

Infraspinatus tendinopathy

Subscapularis tendinopathy

Long head of biceps tendinopathy




Loose body in the joint

Olecranon bursitis

‘Tennis elbow’

‘Golfer’s elbow’

Biceps muscle strain

Triceps muscle strain


Wrist and hand

Osteoarthritis; traumatic arthritis

Subluxed capitate; Subluxed lunate

Collateral ligament sprain at the wrist

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Fibrocartilage tears and meniscal problems at the wrist

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis at the thumb

Intersection syndrome or ‘oarsman’s wrist’

Tendinopathy and tenosynovitis of the tendons that move the wrist and fingers

Tensynovitis of the tendons that move the thumb

Strain of the muscles within the hand


Back and Neck Pain



Osteoarthritis; traumatic arthritis

Loose body in the hip

Psoas bursitis

Trochanteric bursitis

Greater trochanteric pain syndrome

Hamstring muscle strain

Hamstring tendinopathy

Quadriceps muscle strain

Groin strain



Osteoarthritis; traumatic arthritis

Loose body in the knee

Chondromalacia patellae

Osgood-Schlatter’s disease

Collateral ligament sprain at the knee

Bursitis (‘housemaid’s knee’; ‘clergyman’s knee’)

Quadriceps tendinopathy; ‘jumper’s knee’

Tendinopathy of the insertions of the hamstring muscles


Ankle and foot

Osteoarthritis; traumatic arthritis

Lateral collateral ligament sprain (sprained ankle)

Hallux valgus (bunion)

Arthritis of the big toe joint (First metatarsophalangeal joint)

Posture problems

General foot pain; ‘flat feet’

Plantar fasciitis

Loose bodies in the ankle

Tendinopathy and tenosynovitis of the Peroneal tendons

Achilles tendinopathy

Calf muscle strain



Neurological conditions


Multiple Sclerosis

Parkinson’s disease

Head injury



Bell’s palsy

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV – dizziness)

Vestibular problems