Avenue Clinic

Avenue Clinic

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

The term relates to the physiotherapy of the musculoskeletal system. This involves muscles, bones, joints, nerves, ligaments, cartilage and spinal discs.

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy uses a ‘physical’ approach that involves manual assessment and treatment techniques, which aim to:

  • Encourage tissue healing by controlling and reducing pain and inflammation
  • Restore normal range of motion by integrating the muscular joint and nervous system
  • Identifying and treating problems and reduce the risk of re-occurrence

What conditions do we treat?

  • Chronic Pain conditions
  • Lower limb problems
  • Pre/post operative physiotherapy (in collaboration with associated Consultant)
  • Spinal problems
  • Sports injuries
  • Upper limb problems

What treatments can we offer?

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Management of sports related injuries
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mobilisation of joints and soft tissue structures
  • Pilates based rehabiltation
  • Rehabiltation after prolonged immobilisation or surgery
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Advice & Education
  • Pain Management

Prices

  • Per 30 minute session £60
  • Per 45 minute session £85
  • Per 60 minute session £100
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Therapists

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Janine Santer

Janine has strong manual skills and a rehabilitation background which means she can contribute to the entire patient journey.  She has worked extensively and collaboratively with some of the leading Orthopaedic and Neuro Surgeons in England and feels privileged to have worked with a wide spectrum of patients across the globe.

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Nicki Bolingbroke

Nicki graduated in 1992 and arrived in Guernsey in 1994. Since arriving she’s developed a keen interest in shoulder rehabilitation and sports injuries and more recently, has become passionate about cycling and related lower limb pathologies. She is a qualified BikeFitPro.

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