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Physiotherapy

Expert Physiotherapy in Cuffley

At The Cuffley Physio Clinic you are guaranteed to see a Physiotherapist who is passionate about helping you to recover from your problem.

Together, we will get your pain under control, help you to understand what is going , and get you back to doing what you love most. With 20-years of physiotherapy experience, we can diagnose your joint, tendon, muscular or nerve problem stopping that dull, throbbing, achey or shooting pain interfering with your sleep, walking or running. Why not book an appointment today to start your recovery?

Conditions Treated

We help people with all sorts of problems, whether it’s interfering with your work, you have pain during leisure activities, stiffness affecting day to day tasks, have had surgery or are suffering with a longer-term condition. These are some of the conditions that people we see frequently suffer with, but the list is by no means exhaustive. If you are experiencing something not listed and want to discuss your requirements, we’re only a phone call away.

Achilles Heel/Plantar Fasciitis
Achilles heel pain and plantar fasciitis often get confused but are quite different conditions requiring different physiotherapy approaches! Typically Achilles tendon problems are dull and throbbing, usually worse after walking or running and the pain is over the tendon on the back of your leg, just above your heel. Sometimes the area is hot and swollen which are signs of inflammation.

Plantar fasciitis is often described as a burning sensation intense pain on the sole of the foot, especially worse first thing in the morning, or after walking or running. After listening to your explanation about the problem, and then careful examination, your physio will discuss the different therapy options depending on the diagnosis. There will always be a full explanation of what is going on, and what you can do to recover quickly, including what to avoid, what exercises will speed up your rehabilitation, and when you can get back to walking, running or any other sport or activity. In addition to this, other physiotherapy techniques, such as hands-on joint mobilisations, soft tissue massage or acupuncture will be discussed with you and the best course of treatment will be decided upon. Book an appointment online to start your recovery today!

Back Pain & Sciatica
New or old, back pain can be very worrying. Whether you feel like you are getting stuck, and your back is locking, or that it is a nerve pain shooting down your leg pain like sciatica, understanding what is going on in your back, helps you understand how to control the pain, and get back to normal. One of the common concerns for people is whether the ‘discs are out’, the nerves are being squashed or the spine is out of alignment. By discussing your symptoms and pain with your physiotherapist we will be able to answer all your questions plan your treatment and explain timeframes for your recovery. Ruling out any thing scary and getting you back to normal as quickly as possible.
Shoulder Pain
The shoulder is a complex region and people often get confused around what is causing their pain. Physio can help diagnose what the problem is be it a frozen shoulder, impingment, rotator cuff problem, a tendon problem, or a joint problem. It can be very painful including at nighttime and the pain can interfere with all sorts simple things-putting your seatbelt on, lifting the kettle, getting dressed, the list is endless! By getting a diagnosis, we can quickly work out what the best physio treatment would be, how to stop it getting worse, and get your pain under control and back to doing what you enjoy as quickly as possible. Rehabilitation will be focused on what is most important to you and will fit around your schedule.
Knee Pain
Clicking? Stabbing? Giving way? Shooting? Crunching? Locking? Aching? Swollen? Hot? Unstable? These are all common ways clients describe their knee pain and the cause can be joint, tendon, muscle, ligament or cartilage. Physio can help ease your pain, giving you practical tips on how to keep moving whilst recovering and get you back to your normal levels of activity.
Sprains & Strains

Sprains and strains typically involve a joint or muscle being over stretched usually due to a twist, fall or jolt. Whilst the body repairs itself with the inflammatory process, you can experience pain, swelling, bruising, loss of strength, loss of balance and a feeling of instability. The physiotherapists at The Cuffley Clinic will listen to what happened, assess the area for severity and recommend the best course of treatment. This will include helping with pain, addressing any concerns you have about how much you should be protecting or working the area, and how to get as strong as possible to prevent any re-occurrence or longer term weakness.

Hip/Groin Pain
Pain in your hip or groin area can be debilitating stop you being able to walk, climb stairs, roll over in bed or get in and out of the car. Some describe a catching, stabbing or locking pain, others a sharp or dull pain. The physios at the Cuffley Clinic will discuss your symptoms and problems with you, and then together with you decide on the best treatment option ensuring you feel informed and in control every step of the way.
Post Surgery & Orthopaedic
Having surgery can be scary and leave you feeling unsure of your progress and how best to recovery quickly. Our physios will carefully guide you through your rehabilitation taking your concerns, pain levels and worries into account and move you through the rehabilitation steps to get you back up fitness, safely and quickly. Our physiotherapists are perfectly placed to push your rehab, or encourage you to slow down depending on what your specific needs are!
Arthritis
There are lots of different types of arthritis and physio help you with the pain you get. The 2 most common types are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid.

Osteoarthritis affects mainly weight bearing joints and can result in pain, swelling, loss of movement and strength making day to day living difficult. Physiotherapy can help control the pain, improve your movement and regain your strength.

Rheumatoid arthritis causes inflammation in joints throughout the body which can make it very painful and difficult to manage normal daily activities like holding a coffee cup to climbing the stairs. Physio concentrates on helping the pain and helping the muscles to be as strong as possible to support the joints.

Elbow Pain
Elbow pain is common complaint people seek physio for. At your appointment, your physiotherapist through discussion with you, will diagnose the cause of the problem, considering tennis elbow, golfers elbow, pain referred from the neck, shoulder and wrist amongst others. Together, you will then determine the best course of treatment, answer any questions you have and get your symptoms under control on the road to recovery as quickly as possible.
Neck Pain & Headaches
Neck pain and headaches, whether occurring together or separately can be exhausting. It can feel like your head is too heavy for your neck or that you can never get away from it. And as we spend more and more time sitting at computers, it is becoming a more and more common complaint. Physiotherapy can help alleviate your symptoms, and help control your pain so you are able do all the things you love best.

Physiotherapy can help headaches that are caused by problems with the muscles or joints in the neck with joint mobilisations, massage, acupuncture to name a few. We will always discuss the treatment options with you and then decide together what the best physio option is for you.

Other Conditions
The conditions detailed above gives some indication of the common problems people have but is in no way exhaustive! Our physios also assess and treat pregnancy related problems, persistent pain problems, and many many more. If you have any questions or are wondering if we would be able to help you contact us today!

Why Choose Us For Physio In Cuffley?

Physiotherapy at The Cuffley Physio Clinic is provided by highly skilled Physiotherapists. We have extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of conditions.

During your Physiotherapy session your expert physio will work with you to understand your current ability, lifestyle and how you want to live your life so that we can determine the cause of your problem and create a highly effective treatment plan that is specific to you. The assessment findings will be discussed with you and any of your questions answered clearly throughout the appointment.

Physiotherapy treatment programmes at The Cuffley Physio Clinic may include hands on techniques, exercise prescription, pain management, acupuncture and advice.

Ready To Book?

Physiotherapy, Foot Health and Massage Therapy appointments at The Cuffley Physio Clinic can be booked online using the secure online booking system below. For all other enquiries or if you’d like to speak to a therapist first, please get in touch .

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Our Promises to You

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Expert Physiotherapy

We only provide the best, evidence-based physiotherapy for your problem. You wont spend time on outdated machinery, hot-packs and a treatment plan designed to create dependency. Your physiotherapy will be transparent, effective and centred around you, your preferences and your needs

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No Nonsense Physiotherapy

You won’t be sold into a 12-session treatment plan and you won’t be upsold on further treatment and equipment. If we know that a particular treatment or item of equipment will help, we’ll tell you. If we know that it won’t, we’ll discuss the reasons why and explain the best approach without jargon.

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Empowering Physiotherapy

The best outcomes in physiotherapy are only achieved with your full engagement, understanding and agreement with the rehabilitation that you receive. The best physiotherapy involves education and proactive treatment. Our physiotherapy programmes are for you, not just your condition.

Testimonials

  • 5 star review  Helen is a great physio with fantastic technical knowledge. She’s also a lovely person which makes sessions really enjoyable. Thanks for the help Helen! 🙂

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  • 5 star review  An inner ear problem last July that developed into vestibular neuritis led to problems with the muscles, nerves and joints in my neck which caused nausea, dizziness, vision problems as well as the usual aches and pain. In February I came to the Physio4 You team in despair. Rachel did a thorough vestibular assessment and was able to reassure me that the vestibular problem was resolved. I was then given Helen’s details for the neck issues. She has been a real Godsend. She is calm, friendly, reassuring and professional. After a thorough exam in which she listened carefully to my history of symptoms, she took time to explain what the problem was and a plan for treatment going forward. This problem has caused me real anxiety at times. She set my mind at rest that I will get better. I am still undergoing treatment but there has been a vast improvement. She takes time to answer all my questions and I always leave feeling so positive. I would thoroughly recommend their services

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  • 5 star review  Excellent professional service! Helen really helped me with my injury. I would use her services again and recommend to family and friends!

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  • 5 star review  Helen is a great physiotherapist! She thorough, extremely knowledgeable and very kind. Despite being busy, I never felt rushed. If the need arises I will definitely go to her again.

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  • 5 star review  Helen worked with my 88 year old Mum following her knee replacement. I was very very impressed. Personable, knowledgeable, supportive, she got my Mum full mobilised and back playing bowls. She had her operation in November 2018 and was she was back playing bowls in January 2019. My Mum has now had a refurbishment of her replacement hip and I have no hesitation in going back to her and recommending her to others.

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