Global Medicals  specialise in healing, pain relief and rehabilitation for a wide range of conditions,    including:

  • Sports injuries – to muscles, ligaments and joints
  • Back, neck and shoulder pain
  • RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury)
  • Whiplash
  • Spinal Conditions, such as disc problems and sciatica
  • Joint Problems such as arthritis, rheumatism and trauma
  • Bone Fractures – during healing and then to restore function
  • Posture

thumbnailGlobal Medicals Physiotherapy are now treating all of the above problems at our Leeds and Bradford Physiotherapy clinics. New Branches will be opening soon, please call for an up to date list of all our locations.

SPORTS INJURIES Physiotherapy aids the restoration of movement, function and strength during recovery. Rehabilitation specific to your sport will assist an early return to activity. Sports related injuries benefit from early intervention; this prevents an acute injury from    becoming chronic and helps to ensure that further problems do not arise. Global Medicals Physiotherapy offers assessment and treatment of sports injuries from the initial acute stage through to the final rehabilitation. All levels of athletes can be catered for from elite to recreational.

BACK, NECK & SHOULDER PAIN  Most spinal problems are mechanical in nature and are not serious. We  offer hands on treatment for specific problems, tailored exercise plans and effective advice for self-management and future prevention.

  • Lower back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Rib problems
  • Frozen shoulders
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Posture related complaints
  • Acute joint problems
  • Chronic (long term) problems
  • Degenerative conditions (spondylosis, arthrosis)

RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury)  RSI describes a collection of conditions resulting from overuse of individual tissues. Management involves treating the acute symptoms as well as the source of the    injury to prevent further problems.

  • Pain and problems arising from any repetitive activity
  • Work related
  • Hobby related
  • Postural Pain syndromes

WHIPLASH INJURY Whiplash injuries occur when unexpected forces throw the spine back and forth causing pain and damage to the spinal joints, ligaments and muscles. Early intervention and advice is essential in aiding a full recovery.Treatments help to reduce pain, restore function and aid self management, ensuring that full movement and strength is maintained during the healing process.

  • Management of Conditions related to Spinal trauma
  • Results of Road Traffic Accidents
  • Falls
  • Industrial Accidents

SPINAL PAIN & DYSFUNCTION Our Physiotherapists are skilled in the diagnosis of Musculoskeletal problems, allowing problem specific management. Our treatments aim to reduce pain, restore function and aid long term prevention.

  • Lower back pain
  • Degenerative conditions (spondylosis, arthrosis)
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Disc related pain
  • Nerve root irritation / compression (arm / leg pain, pins and needles, numbness)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

JOINT PAIN & DYSFUNCTION Although conditions such as arthritis are degenerative, physiotherapy can help with pain relief and slow down the progression of the condition. Physiotherapy treatments such    as exercises, mobilisations, heat/ice and acupuncture all help pain and function.

  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatism / Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Direct Trauma

BONE FRACTURES  Fractures require specific management, often involving immobilisation in cast or splints. On    removal, physiotherapists assess individual problems and aid the early return    of function and strength through specific rehabilitation.

  • To aid the healing process
  • Early restoration of normal function
  • Prevention of secondary complications

POSTURAL PAIN Prolonged static positions, such as sitting for several hours, place abnormal stresses on the body and can result in pain. Management of acute symptoms and advice /exercise promotes long-term prevention.

  • Assessment of posture related problems
  • Advice on ergonomics / work station management / lifting etc.
  • Exercise and activity modification

WORKPLACE INJURIES The workplace is a common cause of injury, whether you have a desk-based or manual job. Lower back pain in desk based professions is a very common complaint, and we can    help you regain your fitness for work and help identify the cause of your pain and its prevention.

HOME INJURIES Gardening, decorating and repetitive housework are just a few of the ways you can injure yourself at home. If you’re in pain, we can offer relief and help prevent any recurrences.

TREATMENT  An accurate diagnosis is the key to good treatment. Our physiotherapists begin by getting    a comprehensive history of your injury, then thoroughly assess the relevant body area. Your physiotherapist will then discuss your treatment plan with you, which is then continuously monitored to ensure the best possible outcome. Treatment usually consists of a mixture of hands on treatment    combined with rehabilitation exercises for the patient to do at home and/or at work inbetween sessions.


  • Joint mobilisation and manipulation
  • Specific soft tissue massage
  • Electrotherapy, such as ultrasound
  • Acupuncture
  • Exercise and stretching regimes
  • Postural advice and core strengthening
  • Muscle imbalance correction
  • Sports specific rehabilitation