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Hydrotherapy

We are pleased to announce that here at The Physio Hub we are now running a hydrotherapy service! What is Hydrotherapy? ‘Hydrotherapy’ also known as ‘Aquatic Therapy’ involves therapy with the use of water/hydrotherapy pool as a treatment intervention. Hydrotherapy is defined as: ” A physiotherapy program utilising the properties of water, designed by a suitably […]

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HYPERMOBILITY: PROBLEM OR NO PROBLEM?

Hypermobility is a term commonly used. Hypermobility is the term used to describe the ability to move joints beyond the normal range of movement. ‘I think my child is Double-jointed, they are very bendy’ So what does it actually mean? Joints are connected and supported by structures called ligaments. In children that are hypermobile these […]

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DOES YOUR CHILD COMPLAIN OF BACK ACHE? DO THEY HAVE A SCOLIOSIS

Reports of back pain in children is relatively common. Back pain or back ache can be caused by a number things. It is important however to assess the root cause of this problem. One thing it could be related to, is a possible scoliosis. Scoliosis in children is relatively common.Scoliosis occurs in approximately 3 out […]

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IS MY CHILD JUST CLUMSY?

Does your child struggle to keep up with his peers or appear awkward in the way he moves when playing? Here at The Physio Hub we see many children who struggle with every day activities such as riding a bike, writing and P.E. Often professionals may use the term Dyspraxic. What is Dyspraxia and what […]

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Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR): What is it?

Selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) is an operation used to improve / remove spasticity (muscle stiffness) in children with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy occurs when a child sustains a brain injury early in life. It most commonly occurs at birth. Although the brain injury remains static throughout the child’s life, the difficulties associated with the condition […]

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