As a leading UK Sports Exercise and Medicine consultant, Dr. Crosby has over 25 years experience as a specialist in the diagnosis, non-surgical treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.
His tried-and-trusted approach begins with a detailed consultation, followed by a diagnosis and a treatment and recovery plan, which typically includes physical therapy and a rehabilitation exercise programme, as well as a preventative personal exercise programme if needed.
CONSULTATION & DIAGNOSIS
Having first discussed the background to your problem your initial consultation will continue with a physical examination to help asses your injury, or condition. This is usually followed by diagnostic imaging tests, such as an X-Ray, or an MRI scan.
The non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions focuses on physical therapy to manage your recovery and may include one, or a combination of the following:
REHABILITATION EXERCISE PROGRAMME
By increasing functional capacity, reducing symptoms and improving your sense of well-being, a personal rehabilitation exercise programme can help you make a full recovery from your musculoskeletal injury, or condition. Depending on the injury, or condition, benefits can include:
Dr Crosby also specialises in exercise medicine and uses exercise prescription to treat a variety of medical conditions.
Whether it's part of your treatment for a medical condition, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, or health related fitness, your personal exercise programme will provide all the information you need including exercise type, level, how often and how long.
Dr. Colin Crosby the musculoskeletal specialist