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London Bridge Hospital upgrades state-of-the-art gym to boost Physiotherapy capabilities

The Physiotherapy department treat multiple conditions and injuries ranging from ACL reconstruction and highly complex spinal surgery, to a common sprained ankle and work-related aches and pains

Commenting on the gym's upgrade, Shalini Clark, Physiotherapy Manager, explained: 'The gym space provides the ideal environment for the progressive rehabilitation of sports-specific injuries, and the new equipment ensures that our therapists can push more physically active patients to return to their previously high level of competitive fitness. Our upgrade will benefit patients and staff alike, providing an exceptional facility for our physiotherapy team to provide the very best care.'

The new equipment consists of:

  • Treadmill
  • Elliptical cross trainer
  • Ercolina cable machine
  • Leg press machine
  • Leg curl machine
  • Leg extension machine
  • Recline and upright static bike
  • Lat pull down machine
  • Upgraded plyometric and balance equipment

Following this latest development, the gym can now be fully utilised for cardiac rehabilitation, as well as for patients with breathing pattern dysfunction. 

For more information on the Physiotherapy department visit http://www.londonbridgephysiotherapy.co.uk