Archived posts from - Year: 2017

Happy Christmas from Physio Matters!!

22nd December 2017

We would like to wish all our clients and colleagues a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy 2018! Many thanks for all you help and support over the past 12 months and we look forward to helping you in the next year. We will be closed from 22nd Dec until 2nd January 2018 and […]

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Adaptive Snowsports Provide Therapy Boost

21st December 2017

“On snow, ice and rock – more people with disabilities now take part in sports everywhere whether it is on the snow, in and on the water, on racetracks, in the air, or on horseback. Much of this is thanks to the higher profile of the Paralympics and elite disabled sport.” These were just some […]

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Senior Neuro Physio Joins the Team

9th December 2017

Senior Neurological Physiotherapist, Anastasia Giljazova, has joined the team at Physio Matters, expanding our ability to provide an expert and personalised physiotherapy service to our wide range of clients. Her role at Physio Matters will include providing a bespoke physiotherapy service to a range of neurological clients within the Greater Manchester area and beyond. Originally from […]

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Taking data protection seriously – Physio Matters co-hosts workshop on new GDPR laws.

23rd November 2017

A workshop dedicated to giving healthcare practitioners the lowdown on important new data protection laws will take place on 31 January 2018. Co-hosted by Physio Matters, the Brainwaves one-day workshop will focus on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018. Anyone working in healthcare needs to know about the legislation […]

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What a Difference a Chair Makes

1st November 2017

Keeping your skills and knowledge up to date are key when working in the diverse world of physiotherapy, which led Physio Matters team members Anastasia Giljazova, Senior Neurological Physiotherapist, and Katy Parrott, Physiotherapy Assistant, to attend a Careflex training day dedicated to postural management. The course was a hands-on workshop demonstrating why seating is so […]

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Sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll – unwise decision making after brain injury.

26th October 2017

“Sex and drug taking – I can’t think of two topics more designed to challenge us as clinicians.” So said Dr Gavin Newby, Clinical Neuropsychologist at Newby Psychology, speaking at the latest Brainwaves free training event which tackled the tricky subject of unwise decision making after a brain injury, particularly decisions relating to sex and […]

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Focus on Disability Sport – Colin Green attends Don’t Quit, Do It

23rd October 2017

A trip to Newcastle enabled Physio Matters Director, Colin Green, to attend the Don’t Quit, Do It conference recently and explore the ‘Benefits of Disability Sport and Advancements in Technology’. Hosted by solicitors Irwin Mitchell at the Newcastle Falcons Rugby Club on 12 October, the conference examined the barriers to entry into sport for disabled […]

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Abby Tackles Ataxia Training

23rd October 2017

“Brilliant course which I’m already using with my clients”. That’s the verdict from Senior Neurological Physiotherapist Abby Saville who recently tackled a 2-day weekend course on the Introduction to the Principles of the Treatment of Ataxia. Ataxia is a symptom of poor co-ordination resulting from neurological damage. It is commonly associated with damage to the […]

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New Orthotics Clinic Launched at Physio Matters

18th October 2017

Physio Matters has teamed up with orthotics specialists Great Gait to offer a unique one-stop-shop for its neurological clients. The new clinic will launch on Monday 23 October at Physio Matters offices and offers both physio and orthotics treatment at the same time. Colin Green, Director at Physio Matters said: “We are really looking forward to […]

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Andy’s ‘on the up’ Post-Surgery

9th January 2017

In addition to traditional treatment options, at Physio Matters we offer more alternative treatment options. One of our clients recently tried climbing at Manchester Climbing Centre for the first time. This marked a huge milestone in his rehab journey. Andy approached Physio Matters in August 2015 following an operation to remove a brain tumour, which […]

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Welcome to Abby to the Physio Matters Team

6th January 2017

Our new Physiotherapist Abby Saville joined our team in March and it is a pleasure to have her at Physio Matters, we are working together to introduce Abby to our clients and colleagues, you can see a copy of her CV on the ‘Meet the team’ page. Next week, the 27th April, we will host […]

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Farewell to Eirin

5th January 2017

We are going to be sorry to say good bye to Eirin Andersen very soon as she leaves for new adventures back in Norway. In the last 2 years, she has become a very valuable member of the Physio Matters Team and will be sorely missed by both staff and clients. I asked Eirin to […]

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New Offices for Physio Matters!

3rd January 2017

The latest news from Physio Matters is that we have moved office to bigger premises at Hollinwood Business Centre, due to our expanding team. We have invested in a new IT structure including brand new hi-tech phone system which will enable our admin team can handle your enquiries as effectively as possible. We also have […]

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Physio Matters Review of 2016

2nd January 2017

2016 was a great year for Physio Matters! Our friendly team has expanded, welcoming Mat Bush, Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist who joined us in February and Emily Morrow who joined us on an Apprenticeship Programme in October. Emily is currently working towards her NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration and is very much enjoying […]

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