Physiotherapy aims to:

  • Encourage tissue healing by controlling and reducing pain and swelling

  • Restore normal movement and function by maximising the condition of the muscular, joint and nervous systems

  • Identify and treat potential problems and reduce the risk of reoccurrence


What to expect:

Following an initial free telephone consultation to establish if 3RPhysiotherapy can help you, a convenient appointment will be made to either visit you at your home or see you at the Garforth or Moor Allerton clinic. During your initial face-to-face consultation, a further detailed discussion about your condition; specific questions about your current physical state of health will also take place. Following this, a comprehensive physical examination of the problem area and surrounding joints will begin. After this stage a treatment plan will be discussed and agreed with you.  At this time an indication of how many treatment sessions you might require will also be provided. A personalised home based and easy to follow exercise programme or recommendations will be provided for you to carry out independently. If necessary your physiotherapist can liaise with your GP and other health professionals.


What you will need:

  • Suitable loose clothing i.e. shorts, strappy top

  • If it is a home visit space will be required for a massage couch and to complete floor work


Common conditions include:

  • Sport injuries such as muscle strains or ligament sprains 

  • Back pain

  • Whiplash

  • Repetitive strain injury

  • Post operative rehabilitation

  • Post plaster cast removal

  • Bursitis

  • Sciatica

What can treatments involve:

  • Joint mobilisation

  • Soft tissue manipulation i.e muscle stretching and deep tissue massage

  • Taping

  • Exercise prescription

  • Acupuncture

  • Posture correction