Riley Physiotherapists

Riley Physiotherapy, Gillitts, Hillcrest & Kloof practices

Mobile Physiotherapy

Riley Physiotherapy

Gillitts, Kloof & Hillcrest practices

Mobile physiotherapy is a form of physiotherapy that involves a physiotherapist travelling to the patient’s location, typically their home or a nursing home, to provide treatment.

Riley Physiotherapists have been providing this unique and important service to homes and nursing homes in the upper highway area for over 20 years.

Our mobile physiotherapists have extensive experience in many fields of physiotherapy and a deep understanding of the human body and how it moves, and are trained to assess and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal, neurological, and cardiorespiratory conditions. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge and are skilled at adapting their treatment plans to suit the unique needs of their patients. They are committed to providing high-quality, patient-centered care.

To enquire further or book an appointment for home or nursing home physiotherapy, please call our main branch on 031 764 2750.

Home Physiotherapy

Mobile Physio
About Home Physiotherapy

HOME PHYSIOTHERAPY

Riley Physiotherapists  have been making Physiotherapy accessible by providing home physiotherapy to the upper highway community for over 20 years. This is particularly useful post surgery or hospitalisation, during illness, for the elderly and for those with disabilities.

The physiotherapist can observe the patient’s home environment and provide recommendations for modifications that can improve the patient’s mobility and overall health. Additionally, the physiotherapist can work with the patient’s family or caregivers to ensure that they understand how to assist the patient with their exercises and activities.

This unique service that brings physiotherapy services to the comfort of a patient’s home has many benefits:

  1. Convenience: Mobile physiotherapy allows patients to receive treatment in the comfort of their own home, saving them time and energy that would otherwise be spent traveling to a clinic.
  2. Personalised Care: Mobile physiotherapy offers personalised care, as the physiotherapist can assess the patient’s specific needs and develop a treatment plan tailored to their individual goals and limitations.
  3. Reduced Risk of Infection: With the COVID-19 pandemic, mobile physiotherapy offered a safer alternative to in-person clinic visits by minimizing the patient’s exposure to other individuals. This may still be beneficial to at-risk patients.
  4. Improved Patient Outcomes: By receiving treatment in their home environment, patients may be more comfortable and relaxed, which can lead to better treatment outcomes.
  5. Improved Adherence: Patients are more likely to adhere to their treatment plan when it is convenient and accessible, which can result in faster recovery times.
  6. Accessible Care: Mobile physiotherapy can be particularly beneficial for patients with mobility issues or disabilities who may have difficulty accessing medical centres.

Overall, mobile physiotherapy offers a unique service that can improve convenience, personalised care, and treatment outcomes while reducing the risk of infection and increasing accessibility for patients.

To enquire further or book an appointment for home physiotherapy, please call our main branch on 031 764 2750.

Nursing Home Physiotherapy

Nursing home physiotherapy
About Nursing Home Physiotherapy

NURSING HOME PHYSIOTHERAPY

Physiotherapy in nursing homes is an important service that can help improve the quality of life of elderly residents. As people age, they often experience a decline in physical function and mobility, which can lead to falls, injuries, and other health issues. Physiotherapy can help address these issues by improving mobility, balance, strength, and flexibility.

Physiotherapists who work in nursing homes typically provide a range of services, including assessments, treatment, and education.

Riley Physiotherapists have provided a trusted Physiotherapy service to nursing homes in the upper highway area for 20 years and have extensive experience in this unique field of Physiotherapy. Nursing homes currently serviced include Le Domaine Care, Rob Roy, Winston Park Frail Care, Waterfall Gardens and many of the smaller homes.

Contact us today for an appointment.

Conditions commonly treated in nursing homes include:

  • Neurological – Stroke, Parkinsons’, Spinal Cord Injury, MND etc
  • Respiratory – Chest infections, persistent cough, asthma, COPD, Emphysema, Bronchiectasis, sinusitis etc
  • Post-surgery – rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgery like hip replacements, knee replacements, shoulder surgery, fractures etc
  • General weakness or decreased mobility – due to surgery, illness or general deconditioning or frailty.
  • Musculoskeletal conditions – back pain, neck pain, arthritis, injuries

Some of the benefits of physiotherapy in nursing homes include:

  1. Improved mobility: Physiotherapy can help improve residents’ ability to move around safely and independently. This can help prevent falls and improve overall quality of life.
  2. Pain management: Physiotherapy can help alleviate pain caused by conditions such as arthritis or injuries. This can help improve residents’ comfort and wellbeing.
  3. Education and support: Physiotherapists can educate residents and their caregivers about exercises and other strategies to maintain and improve mobility and physical function.

Overall, physiotherapy in nursing homes can help improve the health and wellbeing of elderly residents, and is an important part of their comprehensive care.

Riley Physiotherapists have Mobile Physios with extensive experience and expertise in medically unwell patients and the special needs of the elderly.

To enquire further or book an appointment for nursing home physiotherapy, please call our main branch on 031 764 2750.

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MAIN BRANCH (GILLITTS):

Riley Physiotherapists

The Gillitts Medical Centre, 15 Old Main Rd, Gillitts, 3610. Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.

TEL031 764 2750

EMAILinfo@rileyphysios.co.za

KLOOF BRANCH:

Juli-Ann Riley Physiotherapists

Femina Health, 75 Old Main Rd, Kloof 3610, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

TEL: 031 767 3989

EMAIL:  jariley@mweb.co.za

HILLCREST BRANCH:

Le Domaine Health

Le Domaine Health, 100 Acutts Drive, Hillcrest, 3610, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Bookings: 031 355 0030

HOME & NURSING HOME VISITS:

All private homes in the upper Highway Nursing homes

including Rob Roy, Winston Park Rest Home, Waterfall Gardens & Le Domaine Care (and others)

Bookings: 031 764 2750

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