Conditions we treat
- Spinal rehabilitation and management
- Sports injuries
- Acute pain and injuries
- Pre and post operative physiotherapy
- Chronic pain
- Acupuncture and dry needling
Acupuncture & Dry Needling
Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into specific points of the body to ease pain, promote healing and general well being.
Dry Needling involves needling to altered or dysfunctional tissues in order to improve, or restore function. This may include needling of Myofascial trigger points, Periosteum or other soft tissues.
A biomechanical is an assessment of how the body moves with certain activities in sport and in daily life.
A Biomechanical assessment is 60min and requires the client to be in appropriate clothing to be able to assess the body.
Assisted Gym & Rehabilitation Programmes
At our Rampage Gym site on Gill Street & Bell Block, we can set up specific exercise programs for injury prevention or performance enhancement.
Our appointments are supervised by one of our trained staff.
All bookings can be made through the main branch on Powderham Street.
Many chronic or overuse injuries can be prevented or minimised by an appropriate review of your workplace equipment, job tasks and physical positioning (posture).
Manipulative Therapy is a branch of physiotherapy which specialises in the treatment of muscoskeletal problems that involves structures such as the nerves, muscles and joints.
Manual physiotherapists use a combination of specific manual procedures, together with general physiotherapy using techniques, equipments, exercises, advice and return to work conditioning.
New Plymouth Physiotherapy is excited to offer diagnostic ultrasound scanning.
Ultrasound is a useful diagnostic tool which uses sound waves to assess and grade a variety of muscle, tendon, ligament, nerve and bony injuries.
Reformer Pilates is used to promote length, strength, flexibility, and balance.
The reformer uses a spring system to provide resistance and usually involves pushing and pulling actions while maintaining balance and control.