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Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre - Exeter Spinal Unit

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Physiotherapy / Rehabilitation Programmes

 

The Physiotherapy Service at Heavitree Hospital offers expert spinal assessments and interventions.

The Physiotherapy Department at Heavitree Hospital can be contacted on 01392 405011.

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Two Spinal Rehabilitation Classes are also run from the Heavitree site.
All patients are assessed individually and are assigned to one of the structured exercise programmes, if deemed appropriate.

Group Interventions

 

Spinal Rehabilitation Class

Aims of programme

Programme Details

 

The programme is 6 weeks in duration and runs periodically on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays. Each session last an hour and a half and comprises of education and exercise.

 

Educational Talks

  1. Introduction to programme-

  2. Anatomy, posture and ‘normal’ movement-

  3. Benefits of exercise-

  4. Recurrent low back pain-

  5. Pacing strategies-

  6. Managing ‘flare-ups’ and relaxation-

  7. Accessing exercise in the community-

Exercise Session

 

12 stations of 4 minute duration

Back to Fitness Class

Aims of programme

Programme Details

 

The programme is 6 weeks in duration and runs periodically on Wednesdays. Each session last an hour and comprises of education and exercise.

 

Exercise Session

The Physiotherapy Department at Heavitree Hospital can be contacted on 01392 405011.