Born and educated in Glasgow's East end, Lorna's career spans 30 years, initially qualifying in 1981 with her first degree in Physical education from the Dunfermline college of P.E. Lorna retrained asa physiotherapist at Queens College in Glasgow, qualifying in 1992 with a B.Sc. (Dist) in Physiotherapy. After starting her own business with a physiotherapy home visiting service Lorna established the Birchtree Clinic in 1998.
We are a team of chartered physiotherapists who strive to provide a professional yet friendly service designed to help with your problem areas. We provide personalised assessments and treatmentapproaches to achieve your agreed goals. Our team are experienced in injury prevention, injury management and rehabilitation to return you to your normal functional level.
Physiotherapy involves using a variety of techniques to help your muscles, joints, heart and lungs work to their best effect. What can be done? At the initial assessment the physiotherapist willassess your condition, diagnose the problem and help you to understand what's wrong. They will work with you to develop an efective treatment plan that takes into account your lifestyle, leisure activities, general health, and what you want to get out of the treatment.
Sports massage is not just for treating sports injuries in athletes. Almost everyone could benefit from specially developed sports massage techniques, as it is an excellent therapy for any muscularaches and pains, such as neck, back and shoulder tension, whether caused by driving, gardening, computer use or even stress.
Connections Physiotherapy is a busy physiotherapy practice in Strathaven that is built on quality and good reputation. The majority of patients attending come through personal recommendation offriends, colleagues or family members. The practice was established in 2006 by Debbie Shannon, Chartered Physiotherapist. Her integrated, whole-body, hands-on, unique approach often leads to fast relief and aims to treat the underlying cause and not just symptoms.
Physiotherapy is one of the most affective treatments for reducing pain, promoting healing, encouraging rehabilitation and restoring physical well being. It is science based, commited to extending,applying, evaluating and reviewing the evidence that underpins and informs it's practice and delivery.