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    Scoliosis and Kyphosis (Curvature of the Spine) Conditions

    Treatment options include observation, specific physiotherapy exercises, wearing a brace, and surgery. The international Scientific Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatme...

    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 ...

    Hypermobility Syndrome Conditions

    See also the separate leaflet called Sprains and Strains. Physiotherapy Physiotherapy uses specific exercises to work on the muscles that most need help.

    Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Conditions

    For most people with EDS, generally speaking: Physiotherapy can be very helpful to build strength and help balance, as well as to provide support for joints by strengthening muscles.

    Frozen Shoulder Professional

    Provide a written patient information leaflet on shoulder pain. Physiotherapy with joint mobilisation combined with stretching exercises has been shown to be better than stretching exercis...

    Knee Ligament Injuries Conditions

    However, the amount of the medication that gets into the bloodstream is much less than with tablets, and there is less risk of side-effects. Physiotherapy This may be helpful afte...

    Tendon Rupture Professional

    Patients may benefit from non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and physiotherapy. There are no generally agreed guidelines for the role of surgical repair but tenodesis and proximal subac...

    Vulvodynia Professional

    Specialities which may be involved include psychosexual medicine, physiotherapy, clinical psychology and pain management teams. Furthermore, these guidelines encourage patient education an...

    Pelvic Fractures Conditions

    If you have injuries above both legs, you may need to use a wheelchair for a period of time so that you can avoid putting any weight on either leg. Physiotherapy You will be seen regula...

    Shoulder Pain Professional

    If symptoms don't settle quickly or are severe initially, physiotherapy focused on the specific cause is indicated. [ 8 ] Rotator cuff disorders: Advise modification of activi...

    Cervical Spondylosis Conditions

    However, at lower doses they have been found to help relieve certain types of pain, including neck pain. Physiotherapy If symptoms do not improve over a week or so, you may then ...

    Sprains and Strains Conditions

    The aim is to give some support to the joint whilst the damaged ligament is healing, but to allow the joint to move to a reasonable degree. Physiotherapy may help for more severe sprains o...

    Hip Fracture Conditions

    After surgery, you should be offered rehabilitation treatment, including physiotherapy, which should start on the day after surgery. A physiotherapist will assess you and offer mobilisation (...

    Cervical Rib (Thoracic Outlet Syndrome) Conditions

    Treatment can include painkillers, physiotherapy and sometimes surgery to relieve the compression caused by, for example, a cervical rib.

    Chronic Tension Headache Conditions

    It could also be an effect of getting the heart rate, breathing and blood flow increasing around the upper body, improving the supply of oxygen to muscles generally. Physiotherapy P...

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Conditions

    Other treatments may reduce pain, or be physical treatments like physiotherapy, or be support and treatment for any psychological difficulties. The right treatment for CRPS is different for e...

    Spina Bifida Conditions

    Treatment of spina bifida may not be needed or may include operations, physiotherapy and walking aids. The best way to prevent a baby from having spina bifida is to take folic acid supplem...

    Frozen Shoulder Conditions

    Shoulder exercises are unlikely to do any harm. Physiotherapy Many people are referred to a physiotherapist who can give expert advice on the best exercises to use.

    Personal Health Budgets Conditions

    A personal health budget can be spent on services recommended by your GP, like physiotherapy. You don't have to change any healthcare or support that is already working well for you.

    Localised Scleroderma (Morphoea) Conditions

    Medicines affecting the immune system, such as methotrexate . Physiotherapy or surgery may help if the skin is very tight or if there is a deformity or scar underneath the skin.