In our large hospital based department and community based clinic we have excellent facilities to allow us to optimise treatments. We operate from purpose built premises which include individual treatment rooms, fully equipped exercise gyms and a hydrotherapy pool on our hospital site, all with onsite parking, including disabled parking.
GTG is based on three main sites in Guernsey but also operates from other venues within the Island and regularly visits Alderney.
The Princess Elizabeth Hospital site includes all inpatient services, outpatient services for some specialities and hydrotherapy. Services in orthopaedics, neurology, respiratory, medical problems, post surgery, general rehabilitation, paediatrics, care of the older adult, balance rehabilitation and management of falls all take place on this site
The GTG Clinic is conveniently located in St Martin’s with onsite parking, including disabled parking.
This site offers all services for outpatient musculoskeletal problems and injuries including sports injuries, back pain, neck pain, management of problems caused by arthritis or other joint and muscle conditions including management of pain.
Our Women’s Health services are also based on this site.
GTG work in the following areas of healthcare and our specialities include:
GTG welcome both private and self-funding patients.
GTG is recognised by all major health insurers and your insurer can usually be billed directly following your treatment. Health insurance customers will need to provide a policy number and authorisation code prior to any treatment. Information about excess details or treatment limitation details will also need to be provided prior to any treatment.
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Many people experience back pain in their life, it can be disabling and worrying but in many cases people recover reasonably quickly.
If your back pain does not clear up quickly it is best to seek help. Physiotherapists can provide expert advice, guidance and treatment for back pain.
Physiotherapists can be involved in helping people with all types of cancer at any stage of the disease. Physiotherapists can support patients with managing pain and help patients with cancer be as active as possible either through advice, support or exercise programmes. Specialist physiotherapists can help with problems and possible treatment of side effects such as oseteoporosis or lymphodema.
Physiotherapists play a key role in supporting people with cerebral palsy including children, young people and adults.
Advice, help, treatment and support can be given by physiotherapists who specialise in this condition to help manage and live with the effects of it.
Physiotherapists specialising in respiratory conditions can help to manage breathlessness or clearing phlegm/mucus from your chest by showing you techniques to use, such as positioning or breathing exercises and they can help to give advice on pacing activities. Physiotherapists are a key member of the team who will provide Pulmonary Rehabilitation which has been shown to be extremely effective in managing COPD.
If you are critically ill and admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) a physiotherapist may be involved in your care. In this setting physiotherapists help with managing muscle weakness, muscle wasting, joint stiffness and joint pain or with breathing difficulties, coughing and prevention of lung infections.
Physiotherapists can work with patients with dementia and their families and carers to encourage and promote physical activity and to maintain their mobility and independence for as long as possible. Patients with dementia can be at high risk of falls and physiotherapists can help with reducing the risk of falls.
Physiotherapists offer comprehensive assessment for balance and vestibular problems such as dizziness, falls, disequilibrium and light-headedness.
The physiotherapists aim to provide rehabilitation and treatment that is specifically targeted to the individual and their problems.
The team are skilled in providing advice and education about dizziness and balance problems and how to best manage them.
Physiotherapists can help reduce the risk of falls by improving balance. They can also help you to improve the strength of your bones and reduce the risks of injuries if you fall.
The medical physiotherapy team work with a wide range of non surgical conditions such as respiratory conditions or multiple problems which can include chest infections, asthma, pneumonia or other chest conditions. The physiotherapist also reviews the patient holistically and therefore may be involved in helping with any physical problem to optimise their overall health and wellbeing.
You may require treatment, support, education and advice from a physiotherapist following certain types of surgery e.g. after abdominal surgery, breast surgery, colorectal surgery or vascular surgery.
The problems following a head injury can be varied. Physiotherapy can help in the recovery process which in some cases can be for many years after the initial injury or problem occurred. Physiotherapy usually helps to regain as much movement and function in everyday life as possible. It also helps with balance and walking, muscle pain and stiffness, reduced stamina and conditioning.
Hydrotherapy uses the properties of water to treat a variety of conditions and problems in a heated purpose built therapy pool.
Patients can enter the pool via steps or via a hoist if needed. Usually treatment is carried out in the pool for adults on a 1:1 basis.
Physiotherapists may give hands on treatment such as manual therapy or acupuncture or give advice on suitable exercises and pain relief.
We are an integral part of the team providing comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation programmes to patients with neurological conditions and injuries such as acquired brain injury, stroke and other neurological conditions.
Inpatient rehabilitation can take place on the Intensive Care Unit or the hospital medical and rehabilitation wards.
The team work with the patient and their families to identify goals and outcomes that the patient wants to work towards. Progress and achievement of the goals and intended outcomes will be closely monitored.
There are many conditions and problems that can be managed by physiotherapists who specialise in musculoskeletal and orthopaedic physiotherapy including sports injuries, trauma e.g. following an accident and common conditions such as arthritis.
If the problem can be managed without surgery your physiotherapist will work with you to design a physiotherapy treatment plan that will help to manage the problems or condition. The physiotherapists will also work with you following most types of orthopaedic surgery to help strengthen muscles and optimise movement and every day function.
Common problems or conditions include total knee and hip replacement, ligament injuries.
Physiotherapy can play a key role in the treatment and management of Parkinson’s disease.
Support with regular exercise activities and tailored specific exercises are common things that a physiotherapist will do to help manage Parkinson’s disease.
Physiotherapists help people to take part in a physical exercise programme that is specifically designed for people with lung conditions especially those that can give symptoms of breathlessness.
Physiotherapists specialising in this area have specialist skills to treat conditions, illnesses and problems that present symptoms of breathlessness, excessive mucus or wheezing.
These can include bronchitis, asthma and cystic fibrosis.
Physiotherapists often work as part of the team that will help you with the symptoms caused by a Stroke.
Neurophysiotherapy is a specialism of physiotherapy and neurophysiotherapists are trained to understand the impact of changes caused by damage to the brain and nervous system such as in a Stroke.
Often physiotherapists will help with problems with movement, loss or changes in sense of feeling, muscle stiffness or muscle weakness following a Stroke.
Physiotherapists are often involved in helping people who are recovering following surgery with returning to their usual activities.
Physiotherapists will often assist with breathing exercises, getting up moving and walking following the operation and doing exercises that might help prevent complications following the surgery.
GTG has specialist expertise in providing services in Women’s Health such as problems with the bladder after pregnancy, childbirth or the menopause.
The physiotherapists working in this team have specific skills and experience in helping people to manage conditions such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapses.
Payment is required at the time of each consultation. GTG accept cash, cheque, debit or credit cards.
GTG are recognised by all major insurance companies and we are able to bill some insurance companies directly. For this we require the following information prior to any treatment: