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Annie Head

MHCPC MCSP BSc Hons – Senior Physiotherapist

 

Annie qualified with a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy in 2000 and has over 18 years of clinical experience.  She has spent 14 years in a busy private hospital in Sussex, treating both outpatients and inpatients, with a range of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, as well as orthopaedic pre and post-operative rehabilitation.  Additionally, she specialises in Vestibular Rehabilitation with over 10 years’ experience in this field.  She is a member of the Health Care Professions Council and The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Annie provides Physiotherapy for a range of conditions including:

  • Pain from arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Hip/knee/ankle/foot problems
  • Whiplash
  • Neck/shoulder/elbow and hand problems
  • Sports injuries
  • Work related complaints/ergonomic advice
  • Chronic pain

Treatment usually consists of a combination of manual therapy, exercise programmes and advice, individually tailored to your needs. Other treatment modalities may also include ultrasound, taping, and orthotic advice.

Pre/Post operative treatment and advice

Annie has a wealth of experience treating patients following orthopaedic surgery including total hip and knee replacements, shoulder surgery including subacromial decompressions, rotator cuff surgery and shoulder replacements and back surgery. She is confident in providing advice, reassurance and treatment pre-operatively, from day one following surgery, right through to discharge.

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehabilitation is the diagnosis and treatment of dizziness and imbalance often as a result of problems of the inner ear.

Commonly treated problems include:

  • BPPV (Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo)
  • Vestibular Neuritis (labyrinthitis)
  • Migraine Associated Dizziness/Vertigo (MAV)
  • Meniere’s Disease
  • Cervicogenic Dizziness (dizziness associated with neck pain/stiffness)
  • Acoustic Neuroma

Please see our further information covering Vestibular Rehabilitation, which is written by Annie for those who think they are suffering, and considering treatment.  If you have any questions or are unsure if a Vestibular Assessment is appropriate for you, please do not hesitate to contact Annie directly.

 

         

 

Further info:

Vestibular Rehabilitation Explained    Physiotherapy    Physiotherapy Explained    Sports Therapy or Physiotherapy    What is Ultrasound?    What is K-Taping?

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