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    Tennis Elbow Conditions

    They also have a risk of side-effects. Physiotherapy Physiotherapy has been shown to be helpful in the treatment of tennis elbow. Your physiotherapist may be able to use techni...

    Knee and Kneecap Pain (Patellofemoral Pain) Conditions

    Painkillers - paracetamol and/or anti-inflammatory painkillers such as ibuprofen . Physiotherapy: Improving the strength of the muscles around the knee and hip will ease the st...

    Recovering from a Pelvic Fracture Conditions

    Long-term physiotherapy and rehabilitation with walking aids may help things improve slowly. When the fracture runs through the hip socket this can leave the hip joint working less well.

    Rotator Cuff Disorders Conditions

    Most people with rotator cuff problems can be successfully treated by a combination of exercises (avoiding overhead activities), painkillers, physiotherapy and occasionally steroid injections...

    Chondromalacia Patellae Conditions

    The usual treatment advised is to avoid overuse of the knee and to have physiotherapy, which is effective in most cases. What is the patella? The patella is the kneecap bone.

    Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (Trochanteric Bursitis) Conditions

    If you are overweight or obese then losing some weight is likely to improve your symptoms. Physiotherapy is often used and is often very effective. Injection of steroid and local anae...

    Cerebral Palsy Conditions

    There is no cure for cerebral palsy but much can be done to limit the degree of disability that may have occurred if treatment had not been given. Physiotherapy and occupational therapy ...

    Treating Newborn Health Problems Conditions

    Treatments include medicines, early antibiotics for infections, physiotherapy and special diets. Hypothyroidism : babies with this condition do not produce enough of the thyroxine hormone...

    Joint Dislocations Conditions

    You are likely to be offered physiotherapy for the joint involved. How long does it take to recover from a joint dislocation?

    Perthes' Disease Conditions

    Observation and physiotherapy In younger children (less than 6 years old) and those with mild disease, Perthes' disease will usually heal well without any specific treatment.

    Globus Sensation Conditions

    For example: Physiotherapy for the muscles around the throat. You may be referred to a speech and language therapist for this type of physiotherapy.

    Cri du Chat Syndrome Conditions

    However, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, and surgical treatment for some abnormal features may be needed.

    Steroid Injections Conditions

    Other treatments may include medicines for pain relief and physiotherapy, depending on the underlying condition. The side-effects from steroid injections are uncommon.

    Sever's Disease Conditions

    A podiatrist is a person who is qualified to diagnose and treat foot disorders. Physiotherapy and exercises  - suitable excercises may include stretching the calf muscle (gastrocnemi...

    Meniscal Tears (Knee Cartilage Injuries) Conditions

    When will you need physiotherapy for a meniscal tear and why? Small tears may heal by themselves in time, usually over about six weeks.

    Cystic Fibrosis Conditions

    TREATMENTS FOR LUNG PROBLEMS Physiotherapy and exercise Regular chest physiotherapy is very important. This helps to clear the airways of the thick mucus.

    Osgood-Schlatter Disease Conditions

    When the pain flares up, it may be useful to take a painkiller such as paracetamol or ibuprofen. Physiotherapy can be of benefit. Osgood-Schlatter exercises are used to strengthen the musc...

    Knock Knees Conditions

    They do not need any physiotherapy or other special treatment. If the condition is severe or caused by an underlying problem, then treatment may be needed.

    Nerve Damage after Anaesthetic Conditions

    If any treatment is needed then this may include physiotherapy and following any advice about regular exercises that will help. If you have any pain then medicines can be used to relieve the ...

    Guillain-Barré Syndrome Conditions

    Pain relief This may be with particular medicines that work well for nerve-related pain, such as gabapentin and carbamazepine . Physiotherapy and occupational therapy These may al...

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