Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a medically recognised and respected profession that is designed to get you moving again – no matter what the problem is.

Physiotherapy is a medically recognised and respected profession that is designed to get you moving again – no matter what the problem is. We use research based treatments that are proven to be valid and effective. All our staff are highly experienced physiotherapists providing hands on treatment for you and we are focussed on results. You won’t be handed a leaflet and told to manage your problem. We feel we are different! Physiotherapy involves a little effort from you too but we’ll guide you through that process!

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about what we do – we’re happy to chat through it with you.

What we treat

All our physiotherapists are trained to a very high level and we have experts that can treat a wide range of conditions including the following:

  • Sports injuries
  • Pregnancy related pain
  • Back and neck pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Postural and biomechanical problems
  • Runner’s Knee
  • Arthritis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Ergonomic/Work-related pain
  • Headaches and whiplash
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Incontinence
  • Post-fracture rehabilitation

How we treat

The treatment is based on established techniques which are supported by research and are proven to get results. Our treatment is tailored to the individual’s needs or symptoms and techniques include:

  • Joint mobilisation and manipulation
  • Electrotherapy including ultrasound
  • Movement re-education and rehabilitation
  • Soft tissue techniques including massage, trigger point release and stretching techniques.
  • Specific exercise programmes
  • Respiratory and chest physiotherapy
  • Pelvic floor muscle re-training
  • Core Stability training
  • Rehabilitation and gym work
  • Acupuncture
Prices   All Physiotherapists
Initial assessment and treatment 45 minutes £65.00
Follow up treatment 30 minutes £53.00
Home Visit (including travel) 1 Hour £75.00
1 Hour follow up appointment  1 Hour £85.00
45 Minute follow up appointment 45 minutes £70.00

 

 

The Experts…

Catherine “Kate” Robertson

MSc MCSP

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist

Achieved a distinction in her Physiotherapy Masters in Sports Injury and Therapy from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2003. She works closely with the Orthopaedic Consultants at St George’s Hospital, London and at Frimley NHS Trust.  She has over 20 years experience in treating patients.

She also works as an Extended Scope Practitioner (ESP) in Orthopaedic Spine Clinic and performs peripheral injections and is training to perform spinal injections. She completed her Diploma in Injection Therapy at the University of Hertfordshire in 2012 and finds that using corticosteroid injections as an adjunct to physiotherapy can be exceptionally useful and successful. Kate completed her non-medical Independent Prescribing course from the University of Brighton in 2017 and therefore has the ability to prescribe the necessary medications for the injection without the need for you to see your GP for the prescription.

Kate has excellent experience in treating lower limb injuries and assessing biomechanical issue, as well as her experience in managing patients with spinal injuries and pain.

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Victoria O’Gorman

BSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Victoria O’Gorman qualified from The University of Birmingham with a first class honours degree in 2001.

The first seven years of her career were spent in the NHS. She then went to work at the English Medical Centre in the French ski resort of Val d’Isere where she was their physiotherapist for two winter seasons. On returning from the mountains in 2009 she joined the ProPhysiotherapy team.

Victoria has a special interest in sports injuries and lower limb rehabilitation.

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Alexandra Kallistratou

MSc MMACP MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Alexandra is passionate about her job as a physiotherapist. She finished her masters at Coventry University in 2012 and since then she has been working in various private physiotherapy clinics.

Her areas of expertise include musculoskeletal overuse conditions and sports injuries, and she has a specific interest in spinal and shoulder joint pathologies.

Alexandra combines various treatments techniques in order to achieve the treatment goals, including manual therapy techniques, trigger point release, acupuncture and exercise prescription.

She has a particular interest in research, providing all her patients with evidence based practice and up to date physiotherapy techniques, and she hopes to finish her PhD soon!

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Richard Potts

BSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Having first studied for a BSc in Sports Science at Brunel University, Richard went on to complete a BSc in Physiotherapy at Kings College London, graduating in 2014.

With excellent experience in both the NHS and Private sectors, Richard now combines working at ProPhysiotherapy with working in Professional Sport.

Richard’s specialist interests include the treatment and rehabilitation of both upper and lower limb sports injuries, and he has indepth knowledge with the prescription and progression of sports injury rehabilitation, combining Strength and Conditioning experience with Physiotherapy. Due to the nature of his involvement woring in professional sports he has a particular interest and advanced knowledge on lower limb muscle and tendon injuries, and post-operative joint and ligament injuries. He routinely treats and rehabilitates ankle injuries, knee ligament injuries, for example ACL repairs and other ligament repairs, and he has excellent expereince with groin injuries and their specific rehabilitation.

Working in Elite Sport, Richard is interested in Injury Prevention Screening and Performance Physiotherapy.

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Hannah Wells

MSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Hannah qualified from the University of East Anglia with a distinction in MSc Physiotherapy in 2014.

Since then, she has worked both privately and for the NHS, including both University College London Hospital and St George’s University Hospital.  Hannah has also spent a winter season working with elite athletes and weekend warriors in Val D’Isere. 

Hannah has a wide range of experience of treating both acute and chronic injuries and works closely with the orthopaedic teams at St George’s Hospital where she runs the shockwave clinic and ACL rehabilitation classes.

Hannah is skilled in the management of all conditions of the back, neck, upper and lower limbs. She utilises a variety of techniques including manual therapy, massage, acupuncture, bespoke education and exercise prescription.  

Hannah most enjoys working with her patients to understand their needs and provide the best treatment to reach their rehabilitation goals.

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Lizzy Marcroft

BSc

Physiotherapy Specialist

Lizzy qualified from the University of Plymouth with a BSc Physiotherapy degree in 2014.

Since then, she has worked both privately and for the NHS, including Royal Devon and Exeter hospital, Southampton General Hospital and St George’s University Hospital.

Lizzy has a wide range of experience in treating acute and chronic injuries and is currently specialising in Women’s Health Physiotherapy. Here she is treating pregnant and post natal women with musculoskeletal injury and urinary incontinence. She utilises a variety of techniques including manual therapy, massage, acupuncture, bespoke education and exercise prescription, in order to make pregnancy the most comfortable experience.

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Sarah Engelbrecht

BSc MCSP

Physiotherapy Specialist

Sarah qualified as a physiotherapist in 2003 from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Since then she has worked as a physiotherapist in both the UK and in South Africa. She has also been involved in other areas of health care such as spinal surgery. She has has experience treating patients of any age, from teenagers to the elderly.

She is a keen runner, and has always been the go-to person in her running club for any aches and niggles. She loves treating runners of all abilities to help them to achieve their running goals injury free.

She has an interest, and vast experience, with treating neck and lower back injuries, as well as spinal surgery conditions. She enjoys treating sports injuries, work-related pain and other post-operative rehabilitation and recovery treatment.

She worked with the Springbok rugby team before the 2015 World Cup Rugby. She was also the primary physiotherapist at an ultra 3 day stage mountain bike race.

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