Our experienced Physiotherapy team offer a range of specialist programmes that are completely tailored to the physical health needs of students. These are integrated across the curriculum and our residential environments, ensuring that they are delivered in a continuous and functional way. Students will work with their lead physiotherapist to develop their own programme, and may have individual and / or group sessions.
And importantly, each student will be prepared for the transition back into their community, and provided with a programme that will help them maintain their physical health for life beyond National Star.
Physiotherapy programmes include:
- Pain Management
- Posture Management
- Respiratory Support and Management
- Gait and Balance
- Rebound Therapy
- Aquatic Therapy
- Cardiovascular Fitness
- Use of mainstream and specialist technology (Wii and Xbox)
- Stretch and standing routines
- Tai Chi
- Relaxation and Sensory