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01787 374964 The Iveson Clinic for Physiotherapy and Chiropractic

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

Trochanteric Bursitis- A Pain in the hip!

About Trochanteric Bursitis Trochanteric Bursitis is a common condition often seen at the Iveson Clinic in Long Melford, Sudbury. This is a painful debilitating condition which often affects women.    Common causes Females affected more Being overweight Repetitive Strain or overuse Hip Osteoarthritis Muscle weakness           To name but a few: Signs and Symptoms The patient may complain of local discomfort over the outer side of the hip. Due to this, it may be difficult to sleep on the painful hip and going up stairs can be very uncomfortable. Some patients can also develop low back pain because of the way they walk.  These factors can often lead the physiotherapist ( or specialist) towards a diagnosis, combined with findings on examination. Examination will often find the patient favouring their good leg to protect the painful hip. By doing this, it can have a knock on effect on the lower back. The area around the painful hip may be warm, swollen or painful to touch. Additionally ,muscle weakness is often seen in the hip abductors. ( The muscle that takes your leg out to the side) The patient’s walking pattern may also be altered. Pain may be reproduced on Ober’s test. However, if there is any doubt of diagnosis, an MRI will give more specific information.  What is a bursa?   As you can see from the picture, a bursa is a fluid filled sac. This cushions the joint and helps prevent friction occurring.  Treatment If the hip is aggravated by certain activities, advice would be given to modify or reduce these in the first instance.... read more

Frozen Shoulder, Hydrodilatation…..a sticky problem!

What is a frozen shoulder ?   Frozen shoulder causes noticeable pain and stiffness in the shoulder which can make it very difficult to move. Sometimes patients present to the Iveson Clinic saying they have a frozen shoulder, and then promptly move their arm above their head! Hence a diagnosis that is sometimes used too freely! Approximately only about 3 in about a 100 people will have a true frozen shoulder in their lifetime. A true frozen shoulder results in adhesions developing around the shoulder capsule, thus making movement of the arm very difficult. ( Also know as Adhesive Capsulitis) Frozen shoulder goes through three phases of injury: Freezing phase Frozen phase Thawing phase   What causes frozen shoulder?   There are various causes of this condition. These may include: after a fall following a neck and shoulder injury repetitive strain such as painting or chopping wood after surgery whilst keeping the shoulder fairly still to avoid stretching or pulling the scar tissue diabetes can be linked to the problem but also frozen shoulder can sometimes occur with no cause at all!  The recovery is slow and on average can take one to two years to recover.    Treatments available Previously, physiotherapy, painkillers, acupuncture, steroid injections or possibly surgery have been the only options of treatment options for this painful condition. More recently, hydrodilatation injections have been of some help to patients. Hydrodilatation injections This involves injecting a large volume of fluid into the shoulder joint which expands the shoulder capsule and breaks down the adhesions.  Hydrodilatation is performed under Ultrasound guidance. Physiotherapy is then important which combines exercises... read more

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