Physiotherapy patient information leaflets

Minimising the effects of physical injuries and strengthening muscles

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Many patient leaflets are tailored to your individual needs and management programme. However, a list of more general leaflets that may be useful to you is provided below.

Hydrotherapy at your local pool

Description:
The aim of this information leaflet is to provide you with a list of local pools in your area where you can continue your hydrotherapy programme.

Hydrotherapy for lower limb - Exercise sheet

Description:
This information leaflet includes exercises for lower limb done in the hydrotherapy pool, as demonstrated by a physiotherapist during the hydrotherapy session.

Hydrotherapy for shoulder - Exercise sheet

Description:
This information leaflet includes exercises for shoulder done in the hydrotherapy pool, as demonstrated by a physiotherapist during the hydrotherapy session.

Hydrotherapy for your back - Exercise sheet

Description:
This information leaflet includes exercises for your back done in the hydrotherapy pool, as demonstrated by a physiotherapist during the hydrotherapy session.

Intermittent claudication

Description:
This leaflet explains what intermittent claudication is and gives simple exercises to try to relieve it.

Jaw opening - Exercises and advice for jaw opening

Description:
This leaflet provides exercises and advice for patients who have or are at risk of having reduced jaw opening.

Kidney transplant - Physiotherapy advice

Description:
This leaflet recommends exercises which may help to prevent potential complications and will help to speed up your recovery following kidney transplant.

Knee arthroscopy surgery - Physiotherapy

Description:
This leaflet gives you advice about recovering from your knee arthroscopy. It explains exercises you should do each day, things to look out for and some general advice.

Knee brace - managing at home with a knee brace or splint

Description:
This leaflet gives you advice about recovering after your knee injury.

Long-term oxygen therapy

Description:
This leaflet provides information for patients and their relatives about how best to use long-term oxygen therapy at home. If you have any further questions, please speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.
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