Owner, Vicky is a fully Chartered Physiotherapist registered with the CSP and HCPC. She is an extremely experienced Physiotherapist, with a wide breadth of knowledge that she has acquired from a variety of settings including; a Musculoskeletal outpatient clinic, private physiotherapy, Rheumatology, and on pitch side.
Vicky has experience in rehabilitating a broad range of conditions and work-based injuries including back pain. As well as a specialising in Rheumatology conditions such as hyper-mobility, inflammatory arthritis and chronic pain. She is also trained in various massage styles, taping, and treating acute and sporting injuries. Using a wide range of techniques such as myofascial and trigger point realise to help to decrease tension and pain.
Prior to becoming a Physiotherapist, Vicky worked as a Sports Massage Therapist for over 16 years and is also a Level 4 Advanced Personal trainer and class instructor. She worked for 14 years in different fitness centres teaching spin, circuits and boot camps. She also ran her own personalised gym for over 4 years. Here she offered tailored 121 rehabilitation and nutritional advice for a range of people including; athletes, runners, tennis, football & rugby players.
Physiotherapy is the treatment and prevention of injury and disease. It helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability.
Book this option if you have an acute or chronic injury or pain that you would like help to fix using the hybrid approach of treatments, such as exercise, massage, K-tape acupuncture + more!
Cupping is a technique used in conjunction with massage therapy, acupuncture and dry needling.
Cupping pulls blood to a region to stimulate healing. It is effective at stretching tight fascia and muscles. Cupping helps the tissue develop new blood flow and stimulates the healing process. Cupping is generally painless, and many versions of Cupping can be found in different cultures such as; Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Acupuncture is the practice of penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metallic needles which are then activated through gentle and specific movements of the practitioner's hands which aid with reducing pain and helping the healing process of an injury.
Benefits include reducing and relieving pain by natural release of opioid analgesia and endorphins, and it also increases blood flow to the area, therefore speeding and promoting healing process & recovery.
Gait & Running Analysis
Training for a big event such as a Half Marathon? Do you get muscle or joint pain? This maybe for you!
Having a gait analysis evaluates and assesses your running and movement patterns in order to improve technique, enhance performance and assist in diagnosing pathologies and dysfunctions.
What will it involve?
Physiotherapy Assessment regarding your goals and any injuries or pain
Running assessment on the treadmill, where you will be recorded by a video technology to help highlight any restrictions, areas of weakness or tightness and muscle imbalances
Following this you will then go through a tailored rehabilitation program
Sports Massage is a type of Swedish Massage that stimulates circulation of blood and lymph fluids.
It was designed for athletes to help develop and prepare their bodies for optimal performance, recovery and flexibility. However it is useful for anyone with chronic pain, injury or range of motion issues or just general demands of life.
it emphasises prevention and healing of injuries to the muscles and tendons.
* Decrease muscle tightness
* Pain reduction
* Improve wellbeing
* Injury prevention
* Maintenance massage
* Race/event ready!
Hybrid Approach to massage therapy,