Physiotherapist at Physio.co.uk can provide a comprehensive assessment on joints which lock. For an appointment with an experienced Physiotherapist please contact us or call 0330 088 7800.
Causes of Joint Locking
There are a few reasons as to why a joint may lock. ‘True Locking’ is when a joint locks and can only be freed with manipulation and movement of the joint to clear the blockage. The causes of joint locking can include:
- Foreign object blocking the joint such as cartilage
- Pain preventing the individual moving it
Physiotherapy and Joint Locking
Physiotherapists are experienced health care professionals who specialise in musculoskeletal injuries making them the ideal professionals to book an appointment with for an assessment. The Physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk will provide a high quality service which is individually tailored to meet the needs of the client. A therapy programme will either be devised with the expert knowledge and skills of the Physiotherapist or a referral to an additional service if appropriate, such as an orthopaedic consultant for further investigations, including x-rays and scans.
What Physiotherapy treatments can be expected for Joint Locking?
Dependent upon the reason for the joint locking will depend upon the treatments which are given by the Physiotherapists. Some of the treatments may include:
Joint locking can prevent an individual from participating in their normal activities of daily living which can be frustrating. The Physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk work with the client providing a high quality service and comprehensive assessment to identify the source of the problem. They will then work alongside the client to develop an appropriate individual treatment plan as necessary. For an expert opinion please contact us or call 0330 088 7800 to arrange an appointment with an experienced Physiotherapist today.