IMS (or intramuscular stimulation) is similar to traditional acupuncture, in that it involves the insertion of needles into the body to relieve pain. The difference resides in the fact that IMS is a far more specific and purposeful method of pain relief than its older counterpart. Rather than focusing on pre-mapped points in the body … Continue reading All you need to know about IMS needling
Shockwave Therapy is used in physiotherapy and orthopaedics to heal tendons, muscles and ligaments quickly and effectively. Its main benefits stem from the fact that it is a non-surgical method of pain relief. It is non-invasive, will not cause infection, and holds less risk than other methods of treatment – whilst achieving similar outcomes. Shockwave … Continue reading The only shock about Shockwave Therapy is its healing capacity
The benefits of physiotherapy are multiple. Whether used to treat work and sporting injuries, or cardiopulmonary and neurological conditions, physiotherapy treatment has a proven positive impact on recovery and wellbeing. Never considered physiotherapy as a treatment option before now? Maybe make it your New Years’ resolution to give it a go! 1) It improves joint … Continue reading How physiotherapy could benefit you in 2018
We recently took delivery of our CryoScience Cryotherapy machine, and can’t wait to get it up and running in the clinic from January! Usually the privilege of elite athletes and sportspeople, we wanted to make Cryo available at our clinic to help speed up patients’ muscle recovery without the need for painful ice baths. Here’s … Continue reading All you need to know about Cryotherapy
Physiotherapy is known to be an extremely effective method of treating a range of conditions: from back and neck pain to cardiovascular and pulmonary problems. Advanced physiotherapists are qualified to prescribe and carry out treatment, and are regulated medical practitioners in their own right: for musculoskeletal conditions, physiotherapists are better qualified to suggest and deliver … Continue reading Why self-referral is the future of physio
Hello and welcome to Carter & George! We are delighted to have our website up and running and our practice under construction. In a few short weeks we will be delivering elite physiotherapy to the Hertfordshire community and we couldn’t be more excited. We want to make physiotherapy a viable treatment for everybody: not just professional … Continue reading Welcome to the Carter & George Practice!