General Medical Conditions
Sandymount Physiotherapy Clinic can provide treatment for acute respiratory disorders.and for conditions such as COPD and Emphysema.Treatment may vary from chest physiotherapy, breathing exercise and use of the 'Flutter' to gentle physical training to improve exercise tolerance.
Neurological conditions such as Stroke or Head Injury continue to improve over time and benefit greatly from ongoing exercise. Our Chartered physiotherapists can provide and supervise exercise programmes tailored to your needs. These patients benefit from strength, balance, agility and coordination exercises. Attending for treatment in suitable clothing and wearing non slip shoes sets you up for your programme.
Balance and Prevention of Falls
A natural consequence of ageing is that we lose tone and strength in our muscles , our tissues become less elastic and our balance can begin to deteriorate .Older people can be more suscebtable to trips and falls.Neuropathy may be a complication following chemotherapy or radiotherapy and gentle exercise may help restore function.
Sandymount Physiotherapy Clinic provides exercise classes to improve balance by strengthening muscles , improving coordination and agility thus preventing falls. This programme can help you or your relative to maintain or regain confidence after an adverse incident or even a period of ill health. Advice as to the best mobility aids and reinforcement of simple measures to take to prevent falls at home will be given.Remaining safe and healthy at home and preventing fractures is a goal of this service.