During your appointment the therapist will perform a subjective and objective assessment, and possibly a short gait analysis. During this time, the therapist will determine what types of pain and discomforts you are experiencing, what factors make it worse, and the length of time you have had your pain. The therapist will then look at your posture and biomechanics and perform some simple movements and tests, establishing where and when you are restricted and where and when you are in pain. During this time the therapist will be considering your bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and fascia.
Once a diagnosis has been made and your aims of treatment have been established, you will receive your treatment. It is very important at SSIC that we establish a correct diagnosis and treatment plan for our clients in order to bring about the best quality of treatment for you.
Treatments may include mobilisations of the peripheral and spinal joints, soft tissue therapy, myofascial release, muscle energy techniques, acupuncture, zinc oxide, kinesiology and RockTape taping. SSIC always ensures the client is happy and comfortable with their treatment at all times.
If necessary, clients may also receive a structured strength and conditioning programme to complement and effectively speed up their recovery. SSIC has a rehab suite on site and clients are free to use the suite before and after their appointments.