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Physiotherapy Kensington, Notting Hill Gate, Shepherds Bush, Central London 020 7937 6444 / 07940 165 305

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is the identification of the nature of condition, either by examination or by other analytical methods. Diagnosis is used in many different disciplines, with slightly different implementations on the application of logic and experience to determine the cause and effect relationships.

If you are worried about your health or if you suffering from backaches, headache, work related injuries, sport injuries or any other medical symptom just contact our chartered physios in London to get the right advices. Our physios in London also let you know if you urgently need to see a physio, GP, or doctor, or if you need to see one at all and if you need second opinion. Our London physios doing a comprehensive body examination and answering most of your questions.


You should see your physical therapist- doctor if you have:

• Numbness or tingling
• Severe pain that does not improve with rest
• Pain after a fall or an injury
• Back pain with radiation to leg
• Weakness
• Numbness in your legs
• Fever
• Weight loss when not on a diet


Making the right diagnosis is the important step in rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries by physiotherapy or GP. To diagnose back pain, neck pain, or any other musculoskeletal injury your physical therapist - doctor will take your medical history and do a physical exam. Your physical therapist or doctor may order other tests, such as:

• X rays
• Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
• Computed tomography (CT) scan
• Blood tests.

Medical tests may not show the cause of your neck pain, back pain or sport injury. The physical therapist will explain the assessment and examination result with patient after reviewing all relevant evidence. Many times, the cause of back pain or other condition is never known. Back pain can get be treated by a chartered physical therapist even if the cause is not known. Achieving the treatment goals set up by physical therapist and patient is important step in rehabilitation of the injury.

In complex situation and complex pathology condition, second opinion would be useful to finalize the diagnoses. You can always ask your chartered physical therapist about second opinion and its procedure. Second opinion means being assessed and examed by another specialist. It can be another GP, chartered physical therapist, osteopath, chiropractic or orthopedic and neurologist consultant.

In London physical therapy practice we advice you about second opinion if there are indication for having second opinion.

Our London physical therapists also discussing the complex condition issues with other colleagues to make sure that patient receive the high standard of treatment.


Rose Clinic Physiotherapy is registered with all major UK health Insurance Companies.

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Musculoskeletal conditions that our chartered physiotherapists treat: Low Back Pain, Disc degeneration, Pregnancy backaches, Arthritis, Whiplash, Sciatica Nerve Trapped, Headache, Pain, Stiffness, Tennis Elbow, Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), Tendonitis, Osteoarthritis, Postural abnormality, Pre/Post Operation. Rehabilitation, ACL Rupture, Hip/Knee Replacements, Ligament Cartilage Tear, Shin Splints, Ankle Sprain, Muscular Tear, job related injuries, aging. London physiotherapy now covering Kensington W8, Chelsea SW3, SW10, Notting Hill Gate W11, Hammersmith W6, Shepherds Bush W12, South Kensington SW7, Cromwell road, Knightsbridge SW1, SW3, SW 10, W2 in association with Fitness First gym club for all physiotherapy services.