At Nuffield Rehab, our rehabilitation programmes integrate principles from both physiotherapy and osteopathy, offering a comprehensive approach to recovery. Rehabilitation in osteopathy is a tailored process aimed at promoting complete healing from injury and preventing future injuries. It encompasses specific stretching, strength, stability, and proprioception exercises, uniquely designed for each individual’s goals and requirements for returning to full function, whether it’s returning to work, engaging in family activities, or participating in sports.

Insufficient rehabilitation after an injury can lead to compensatory mechanisms in the body, resulting in ongoing issues such as muscle tightness or imbalance, which may lead to re-injury or secondary problems. Effective rehabilitation requires a deep understanding of injury mechanisms, body anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and healing processes.

Our practitioners at Nuffield Rehab approach rehabilitation holistically, examining and treating the body comprehensively to identify and address potential imbalances caused by injury. With specialised training and experience in sports and spinal injuries, they prescribe tailored rehabilitation exercises, which may start during initial treatment and continue even after symptoms subside.

Rehabilitation programmes at Nuffield Rehab vary based on individual needs and may include rehabilitation for various conditions such as post-knee surgery, post-ankle ligament injury, post-spinal disc injury or surgery, spinal joint or muscle injury, post-shoulder joint surgery, post-abdominal hernia surgery, and rehabilitation following any ligament or muscle injury. The duration of rehabilitation varies depending on the severity of the injury. For instance, rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament surgery typically lasts 6-9 months. The goal of rehabilitation is not just to return to pre-injury levels but to improve overall conditioning, ensuring better performance upon returning to activities.

If you require any further information regarding how Nuffield Rehab may be beneficial for you please do not hesitate to contact us.


Rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary approach to restoring physical, cognitive, and emotional function after injury, illness, or surgery. It aims to help individuals regain independence, improve quality of life, and achieve their maximal potential through personalised treatment plans.

Rehabilitation can address a wide range of conditions, including orthopeadic injuries, neurological disorders (such as stroke and spinal cord injury), cardiac conditions, pulmonary conditions, chronic pain, and post-surgical recovery.

Rehabilitation involves various healthcare professionals, including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, rehabilitation nurses, psychologists, social workers, and recreational therapists. Each discipline contributes expertise to address different aspects of recovery.

Rehabilitation techniques may include physical therapy exercises, occupational therapy interventions, speech therapy exercises, cognitive training, assistive device training, pain management techniques, and psychological counselling. Treatment plans are tailored to individual needs and goals.

Rehabilitation helps patients regain lost function, improve mobility, manage symptoms, prevent complications, and adapt to changes in physical or cognitive abilities. By promoting recovery and enhancing coping strategies, rehabilitation empowers individuals to live fulfilling lives despite challenges.