Manual Therapy

Manual therapy encapsulates any of the techniques our therapy team uses via the two hands to fundamentally restore range of motion and reduce pain. With an array of technique names like Bobath, Mulligans and ‘Chiropractic Adjustments’ it’s easiest explained by the principle of ‘if the appendage is attached to you and moves, we can treat it’ with our arsenal of massage and joint mobilization techniques. Below are two of the most common requested treatments and this is by no means an exhaustive list.

Sports and Remedial Massage

Sports and Remedial Massage can be adopted pre and post activity, but not just for sport! We have well known faces from, television to DJ’s who use our sessions to manage their preparation and aches and pains post being on set. Treatment aims are to reduce neuromuscular tension, aid in removal of accumulated waste products and promote recovery.

Joint Manipulation

Joint manipulations and mobilization: Matrix use an array of techniques from different pillars of teaching to restore movement and proprioception. These techniques are not about ‘alignment’ but instead about decreasing joint fluid viscosity (thickness and stiffness) and activation of mechanical receptors around the joint capsule. These receptors feed-back diagnostic information used for balance and coordination.

Clients rate us

James Calland Smith
in the last week

I have worked with Riz at Matrix for the last 6 months and I could not recommended him highly enough. He's a really good guy, friendly, approachable, unbelievably knowledgeable and nothing is ever to much to ask him. ... Read more

Hannah Anderson
in the last week

Fantastic physiotherapy! I broke my back 8 months ago and I'm back to doing exercises I didn't think I would be able to do for years. Lovely and welcoming and brilliant customer service too! ... Read more

Chris Prentice
a week ago

Amazing customer service and fantastic treatment. The whole healing process was made easier by Rizs' confidence and ability to easily explain what was going on in an understandable way. I'd have full confidence in highly recommending Riz ... Read more

Emily Woodhouse
in the last week

Dislocated my patela playing netball last year and was struggling with pain and swelling almost a year on and still wasn’t able to run. The progress I’ve made in a matter of weeks with Matrix has been incredible. ... Read more

dunlol rossall
a week ago

Over the last few weeks Riz has taken me from a hobbling wreck back to running again. I can highly recommend using them. Their service,attitude & banter are second to none. ... Read more