Farewell to Alice

12th September 2019

The time has come to say farewell to our Communications Intern, Alice! Leaving very big shoes to fill, Alice has now accepted a new full-time role as Marketing Leader at Blackburn Yarn Dyers in preparation for the completion of her Master’s degree. Alice began her internship at Physio Matters in January, working one day a […]

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Physios Train with High-Tech Equipment

30th August 2019

  The Physio Matters team enjoyed an educational day today, undergoing training on high-tech equipment the Bioness L300 Go Foot Drop System. Physio Matters are proud to say that currently we are the only centre in Greater Manchester which can provide this new equipment to clients. The specialist training was led by Jana Middlebrook from Ottobock, […]

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Making Strides with Orthotics

30th August 2019

A unique insight into orthotics and the latest digital developments in 3D scanning was provided at the recent Brainwaves session by Conor McDaid from Great Gait who presented on ‘Making Strides in Orthotic Decision-Making’. Great Gait specialise in providing all types of orthotics including insoles, orthopaedic shoes and adaptations, ankle foot orthoses, knee ankle foot […]

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New Technology Will Help Brain Injured Clients Walk

8th August 2019

A new piece of advanced equipment, the L300 Go Foot Drop System, has arrived at Physio Matters HQ which we are using with clients suffering from a brain injury or stroke to aid with lower limb weakness. It works by electronically contracting the muscles to help people walk. In particular, we are using the new […]

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Jack’s on Track to a Physio Degree

1st August 2019

Congratulations to our Physio Assistant Jack Collins who has secured a place on the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy Degree Apprenticeship at Sheffield Hallam University, supported by Physio Matters. Jack has worked with Physio Matters for just over one year, having graduated from the University of Huddersfield with a BSc in Sports, Exercise & Nutrition. He brought […]

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Ice Cold on a Hot Day!

26th July 2019

While the UK basks in a heatwave, Physio Matters and specially invited guests from Irwin Mitchell LLP enjoyed a cool -4 degrees this week at our Adaptive Snowsport Taster Day co-hosted with Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) at the Chill Factore in Manchester. The Adaptive Snowsport Taster Day on 22 July was organised specifically for solicitors […]

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A Walking Success – Kathleen Discharged and Back Home After Physiotherapy

11th July 2019

Last week was a special moment for the Physio Matters team as our client, 90-year-old Kathleen, was discharged from the care home she had been temporarily residing in. Kathleen is delighted to return to her home this week, after she suffered a painful fall three months ago, leaving her hospitalised at the end of April. […]

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Food for the Brain

4th July 2019

Food for the brain was at the forefront of the latest Brainwaves session on Thursday 27th June, presented by Sian Riley from Red Pepper Nutrition. Sian is an experienced Dietitian who prioritises the social and psychological aspects of food to provide effective dietary changes for her clients. Sian discussed the importance of nutrition in acquired […]

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Team Building at Away Day

20th June 2019

  On Tuesday 18th June, the Physio Matters staff headed out of the office to take part in their bi-annual Away Day. Held at Oldham Event Centre, at the grounds of Oldham Athletic FC, the day included a variety of team building and goal-orientated exercises, as well as some fun, laughter and insightful personal activities […]

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Colin visits House of Commons for Brain Injury Reception

29th May 2019

Physio Matters’ Clinical Director, Colin Green, visited the House of Commons recently to attend a special Reception hosted by the UKABIF – the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum – to raise awareness of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). The Reception took place at the Palace of Westminster in the State Rooms, and in particular discussed […]

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Go West! – Physio Team Supports Hats for Headway

23rd May 2019

To support Brain Injury Awareness Week which started on 20th May, Physio Matters took part in the NWABI Network’s Hats for Headway Day to raise money for brain injury charity Headway – with a Wild West theme! NWABI is the North West Acquired Brain Injury group which meets twice a year. It brings together voluntary, […]

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We Won!! Physio Matters Scoops a Double Win at Oldham Business Awards

10th May 2019

Physio Matters has won BOTH of the awards it was nominated for in the Oldham Business Awards scooping ‘Employer of the Year’ and ‘Business of the Year’ with a turnover below £1 million. The awards were announced at a Gala Ceremony at the Queen Elizabeth Centre, Oldham on 26 April attended by nearly 600 guests. The […]

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Successful Brainwaves Conference attracts international expert from Australia

10th May 2019

Physio Matters has successfully co-hosted the first Brainwaves Conference in Oldham on Thursday 2 May 2019 focusing on brain injury rehabilitation – led by international speaker and expert Dr David Manchester, Clinical Psychologist and Director of MLR Psychology Consultants, Sydney, Australia. The 1-day Conference was the first of its kind and held at The Victoria […]

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Physio Team Visit Naidex Exhibition

28th March 2019

Physio Matters’ Clinical Director, Colin Green, and our team of Neurological Physiotherapists Kirsty Agnew, Tim Nike, Anastasia Giljazova plus Team Co-ordinator, Katy Parrott, headed to the NEC in Birmingham on Tuesday 26th March to attend the 46th Naidex. Naidex focuses on exhibiting innovations for independent living and is one of Europe’s most established events that […]

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Physio Matters Nominated for TWO Awards!

21st March 2019

We’re delighted to announced that Physio Matters have been nominated for not one but TWO local business awards! The nominations are for Oldham Business Awards where we have been shortlisted for two categories – ‘Employer of the Year’ and ‘Business of the Year’ with a turnover below £1 million. Physio Matters were recently invited to […]

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Jack Saves the Day with a Ski Trip Away

14th March 2019

Last week our Physiotherapist Assistant, Jack Collins, returned from a client skiing trip in Andorra – stepping in at the last-minute to save the day for a client whose support worker had dropped out. Our client 26-year-old Dan has an acquired brain injury following a motorbike accident, and has been learning to ski for just […]

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Latest Technology in Brain Injury Rehab

7th March 2019

  Enhancing technology to improve brain injury rehab was the focus of the latest Brainwaves session on Thursday 28 February, presented by Keith Norman from Steve Wiseman Associates Ltd who are specialist IT consultants. Keith revealed some of the latest developments revolutionizing the field to an audience of professionals working in brain injury rehabilitation who […]

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Senior Neuro Physio Kirsty Agnew Joins the Team

7th February 2019

Senior Neurological Physiotherapist, Kirsty Agnew, has joined the team at Physio Matters, bringing with her significant experience and expertise in providing clinical neurological skills to clients. Kirsty was formerly a NHS Therapy Services Deputy Manager with Tameside and Glossop NHS Foundation Trust, and also Team Leader Physiotherapist providing leadership to physiotherapy and occupational therapists in […]

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Alice Joins as Communications Intern

24th January 2019

  We welcomed in the New Year with Alice Atkinson who has joined the Physio Matters team as Communications Intern in January. Alice will work one day a week as an Intern while she studies a Master’s degree in Marketing and Creative Advertising at Manchester Metropolitan University. Alice, who is originally from Sunderland, will be […]

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News from 2018

Read Physio Matters news stories from 2018, welcoming new physiotherapists to our team, and much more.

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News from 2017

Read Physio Matters news stories from 2017, including our move to new offices, welcoming new physiotherapists to our team, and the launch of our Orthotics Clinic.

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News from 2016

Read Physio Matters news stories from 2016, including our Aquatic Physiotherapy training, welcoming new business support staff to our team, and our fundraising activities.



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