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Falls and Mobility

It’s very common as we get older that everyday tasks become more difficult. Fortunately, physiotherapy can help! At Severn Physiotherapy, we are specialists in Care of the Elderly. We offer home visits with a full assessment and treatment plan. Some of the issues we can help with are:

– Improving how easily you can walk indoors and outdoors or using stairs, as well as tasks around the home
– Reducing your risk of falling over. You can read some advice about preventing falls by clicking here
– Improving your Strength and Balance
– Helping with pain from conditions such as arthritis
– Improving your fitness to help reduce your risk of health issues like a heart attack
–Specific conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, COPD and recovering from a stroke
Specific exercises for people with Osteoporosis
– Helping you to recover from an operation. You can read more about these services by clicking here
– Advising on equipment that may help you at home or when you’re out and about

At Severn Physiotherapy, we make sure everything we do is focussed on your goals and needs. We use a range of techniques to help you achieve your goals. Many of our clients have multiple health conditions and complex needs, so we are happy to adapt our approach to what will suit you best.

What to expect from a physiotherapy assessment

The physiotherapist will come to your home at a time that is convenient to you.

We will start by asking you about your experience of your condition and a little about your medical history. It is important for us to know what you are hoping to get out of having physiotherapy so that we are sure we are targeting our treatment specifically for you.

We will then look at your strength and the movement in your joints. We would also like to look at how you move and test your balance.

After your assessment, we will trial some different treatment approaches to see what will fit your needs best. We will always be led by what you would like to do!

If you’re not sure if we can help, please get in touchand we can talk through your problems.

Skye helped so much in supporting my Mother to move from a temporary nursing home placement to her old home. She was able to motivate my Mother and give the right exercises and support to get her back on her feet

Patient’s son, Clevedon

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