Health Insurance

Please note the following points: Other treatments such as acupuncture may also be covered by your health insurance. Please contact your health insurance provider for more information. However, we are only able to claim directly for physiotherapy treatment. Patients should contact their insurance company to find out how to claim on their individual scheme. Policies may differ with respect to …

About Julie

Julie trained at the Oswestry and North Staffordshire School of Physiotherapy and started working at the North Staffs Royal Infirmary (now the U.H.N.S.) working in a variety of different ward settings, moving to a more senior role at the Hartshill Orthopaedic Hospital, working closely with the consultant orthopaedic surgeons both on the wards and in an outpatient setting. She then …

About Rob

About Rob Rob graduated as a physiotherapist from Keele University in 2001 before becoming a Junior Physiotherapist at what is now the Royal Stoke University Hospital. He quickly progressed to become a senior physiotherapist in 2002, specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. It was during his role at the hospital that Rob gained a complete understanding for patient care – working in …

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is one of the many skills used within physiotherapy as an integrated approach to the management of pain and inflammation and as a means of stimulating the body’s own healing chemicals in order to aid recovery and enhance rehabilitation(getting better, quicker). Acupuncture within physiotherapy is used against the background of clinical and research evidence. The concept of Traditional Chinese …

FAQ’s

FAQ’s What happens on my first appointment? You will be seen by a Health and Care Professions registered Physiotherapist who will carry out a comprehensive examination, which includes both postural and biomechanical assessments to help diagnose your problem. Everything that you tell the Physiotherapist will be kept completely confidential. If possible, please bring a list of the current medication that …

Jon Owen

I was slightly nervous before my first appointment with Rob, but those nerves disappeared as soon as the appointment began as I felt in such safe hands. As well as being a great physiotherapist who I’d thoroughly recommend, he’s also very easy to get along with and easy to talk to. He helped with a problem I was having with …

S Barber

To be honest the thought of having acupuncture made me apprehensive. Would it work? Would it be unpleasant? I was diagnosed with RA over 30 years ago. Despite a regime of medications which keep the underlying condition stable, there are times when the pain is not well controlled. One such experience caused me to look elsewhere for an effective pain …

C Morgan

I just wanted to say a very big “thank you” to you for relieving the pain and discomfort in my shoulder and arm. Your diagnosis and subsequent treatment were excellent. You were so patient in your explanation of what was causing the pain and how it could be treated. Your calm and pleasant manner inspired confidence and set my mind …

S Massey

I really can’t fault Rob as a physio. Needing some work on my back, he helped find the source of the problem, instead of just fixing the symptoms. Moreover, his positive and professional manner made me feel at ease throughout all of the sessions. His knowledge is excellent and his explanations helped me understand his approaches. Thank you! S Massey