Olivia Mercer – Cambridgeshire Physiotherapist
Olivia is a State Registered Physiotherapist, Manipulative Therapist and Sports Therapist. Olivia qualified in Manipulative therapy in 1989, and since then has undergone extensive training in sports science and therapy. Specialising in joint, muscle and ligament conditions.
Using a hands on approach therefore, with a combination of deep connective tissue massage, orthopaedic massage and joint manipulation, helping with muscle spasm, joint restriction and pain relief. Treating a wide range of age’s and conditions, inc arthritis and neck/back pain.
TMJ, Headaches and Neck Pain
Suffering from neck pain is one of the most common ailments that we see in the practice.
Acute, Chronic Shoulder Injuries
The shoulder is a complex area of the body, comprising the glenohumeral joint (shoulder joint).
Leg, Foot and Ankle
Most injuries in this area involve a strain of the gastrocnemius and Achilles tendon. Achilles tendon connects muscle to bone.
Hip Pain and Dysfunction
Hip pain is very common and may arise from muscles, ligaments, tendons and soft tissues surrounding the hip joint.
Olivia Mercer (Cambridge Physiotherapist) has had many years of practice in treating sporting injuries, both those who take part at an amateur level and those who are of an elite standard.
Knee Pain and Dysfunction
The knee is one of the most commonly injured joints in the body with 50% of all injuries being sports related. The knee is the largest joint in the body, and one that’s easily injured.
We know that we can′t cure asthma, however, our experience tells us that we have helped a number of people deal with some of the side effects of long term/ chronic asthma suffers.
Treatment of Children
It is important to recognise that children are not simply ‘small adults’. Caring for children and adolescents with musculoskeletal problems, is a highly specialised area of physiotherapy.