What is AposTherapy?AposTherapy is an innovative, personalised, non-surgical and drug-free programme for knee, hip and back pain. AposTherapy is based on a foot-worn biomechanical device which is individually-calibrated by specially-trained chartered physiotherapists. Developed by medical doctors coming from the fields of orthopaedics and sports medicine and founded on well-established scientific principles, AposTherapy is clinically proven to deliver long term pain relief and to improve function, mobility and quality of life. More than 50,000 patients have benefited already worldwide. How AposTherapy® Works?
- Reduce pressure and pain
- No surgery
- No medication
- Retrain nervous system to work in a synchronised way
- Individually adjusted for each patient’s needs
- Carry on with day to day activities
- Improved function
- Continuous evaluation
What does it treat?Knee Conditions
- Knee osteoarthritis
- Chronic knee pain
- Torn meniscus
- Knee ligament damage
- Patello-femoral pain
- Rehabilitation following knee surgery
- Knee problems
- Lower back pain
- Knee and hip pain
- Hip osteoarthritis
Training required:You must be a qualified physiotherapist to offer AposTherapy. The AposTherapy training programme consists of a level 1 and level 2 course.
FAQ’sWhat happens at an assessment? There are 4 key stages:
- Initial assessment
- Gait analysis
- Calibration of device
Your AposTherapy® Initial Assessment
How long do treatments sessions last?
The initial assessment can last up to 2 hours, follow up appointments last about 45 minutes
How long before I see a difference or am fully recovered?
Many patients report back immediate improvements, others take a bit longer before they see the benefits. A recent survey found that 86% of patients reported a reduction in knee pain, mostly within 5 weeks after suffering pain for an average of 6 years. Whilst 82% who reported that pain had adversely affected their activity levels, now found it easier to be more active since starting AposTherapy
Will it hurt?
No, you should not experience any pain form AposTherapy
Will I be able to go back to work and my day to day activities after treatment?
The beauty of AposTherapy is that it works best when going about your day to day activities. Simply wear the foot-worn biomechanical device for about 1 hour a day.
What should I wear for treatment?
As the physiotherapists needs to assess your knees we do ask that you wear shorts, otherwise as with a physiotherapy session we recommend loose, comfortable clothing.
Do I need to bring anything else with me?
No, just bring yourself
How do I know if this treatment is right for me?
Your Physiotherapist will advise if this treatment is suitable for you, or if you are not currently receiving treatment under Ice Clinic you can book in for a free no obligation assessment.
How much is the treatment?
For a 12 month programme AposTherapy costs £2480, this includes your initial assessment, up to 5 follow up appointments and your specially calibrated biomechanical footwear.
I can’t pay for this treatment in one go, is there a way to break down payments?
Here at ICE we are pleased to announce that we can now offer a range of finance options to our customers The application process is simple and takes around 10 minutes – an answer is provided at the time of application (Further information may be required based on credit reference agency checks).