The Iveson Clinic

for Physiotherapy and Chiropractic

 

Long Melford, Sudbury

The Iveson Clinic

for Physiotherapy and Chiropractic

Our Therapies

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function by exercise, manual therapy, electrotherapy, acupuncture, education and advice. . . read more

Chiropractic

Chiropractic focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of problems within the musculo-skeletal system. . . read more

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is used within physiotherapy, to assist in the management of pain and inflammation. . . read more

What We Offer

 

Welcome to the Iveson Clinic for Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Pilates.

The Iveson Clinic is a private clinic in Long Melford, Suffolk.

The clinic, which was established in 2001, is run by husband and wife Richard and Julie Iveson, and offers experienced practitioners and a diverse choice of treatments to suit people’s needs.

The Iveson Clinic is a hands-on practice and takes pride in offering an excellent standard of treatment and care. We liaise with patient’s GPs, Consultants or referring Insurance Companies as required, and request further investigation where appropriate.

The clinic is registered with all major medical Insurance Companies and also accepts self-paying and self-referring patients.

Julie and Richard Iveson have been working in Sudbury since 2001 and bring a wealth of experience and expertise in assessment, diagnosis and treatment plans to suit most musculoskeletal injuries.

We endeavour to fully explain and discuss our findings and treatment with our patients and liaise with their doctors, consultants and insurers as required.

The clinic works to extremely high standards and offers a wide variety of treatments The clinic is assisted by our team of receptionists who will endeavour to answer your enquiries, book appointments and deal with the invoicing of insurance companies etc.

The Iveson Clinic is situated just off Hall Lane, the main street in Long Melford, a short distance from Sudbury.

The clinic can be found in a small courtyard, opposite the fire station and behind Carter Jonas Estate Agents. There is one designated parking space immediately outside the clinic but we would recommend parking along the main road. There are also good public transport links, with bus stops nearby.

There are 13 stairs up to the treatment rooms.

Home visits are also available.

 

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Latest News

Keep On Running!

Sports Injuries & Trigger Point Acupuncture We are all being encouraged to get more active but, with increased activity, comes the risk of injuries and pain. Physiotherapy offers an integrated approach to sports injuries, combining acupuncture and manual therapy for the treatment of pain and inflammation, which will help get you up and running again. Acupuncture works by stimulating the body’s own chemical response which aids recovery and rehabilitation. Trigger point acupuncture (also known as dry needling) is becoming increasingly popular in the sporting world due to the rapid effect it has on pain arising from tense muscles and myofascial tissue. A trigger point is a hyper-sensitised area within a muscle, which is generally tender to touch and taut on palpation. The pain may be felt some distance from the trigger point. For example, the brachialis muscle in the upper arm can refer pain to the wrist. Studies have shown that needling deactivates the trigger point and enables the tense muscle to ease and lengthen. The physical act of needling into the myofascial or muscle tissue, and stimulating it by twisting the needle, stretches the tissue in relation to the surrounding areas. What does it feel like? Many people wonder – or even worry about – what this procedure feels like. As the needle is inserted, a slight momentary pin-prick sensation may be felt, followed by a deep ache, tingling or warmth. This is a positive response as it shows that the body’s pain relief mechanisms have been stimulated. There may also be a twitch response in the trigger point which indicates the needle is in the affected area.  Physiotherapists here... read more

Scars….More than just skin deep???

The resulting scar following surgery, injury or trauma can have significant consequences; far greater than what is seen on the superficial surface. Adhesions from the scar can form and attach to bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and even organs; this can then effect the function of these structures. Sensation can be lost or an area can become hypersensitive around the scar site, causing pain and aversion to touching the area or even having clothing touching the area. A scar that is puckered or red may well have developed these adhesions. Scar massage aims to improve circulation, flexibility and break down the adhesions to encourage the scar to function “normally”, resulting in a better appearance, reduction in pain and improved functioning of the scar and surrounding tissues. It takes 2 years for a scar to fully mature but even after this point scar massage can improve the situation. Here at The Iveson Clinic we offer scar massage, call today to book in your appointment on 01787 374964.... read more

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 01787 374964

 

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