Archived posts from - Year: 2016

Physio Matters Aquatic Physiotherapy Service

8th October 2016

It’s all go at Physio Matters HQ. Following the recent Aquatic Physiotherapy that Colin Green, Eirin Andersen and Katy Willerton attended it was useful to review the course at a recent In Service Training Session. Firstly, we had a theory session where Eirin and Colin explained the use of properties of water such as buoyancy […]

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Welcome to Emily to the Physio Matters Team

8th October 2016

We are thrilled to welcome Emily Morrow to our admin team this month. Emily is an apprentice studying at Oldham College towards an administrative apprenticeship at Level 2. Emily will work in the office guided by Janet and Katy and will be supervised by a tutor from the college who will come in to the […]

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New Physiotherapy Assistant Role for Katy

6th October 2016

Since joining the Physio Matters Team in April 2015, Katy Willerton has been keen to develop her role to include an even more client active role in addition to her role as Business Development Lead. Katy has recently started a Physiotherapy Assistant role which will involve assisting clients where they may not necessarily need full […]

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Improving Clinical Practice

5th October 2016

As part of our continued professional development at Physio Matters we are constantly looking at new innovative approaches to neurological rehabilitation. As part of this we have a regular clinical in-service training programme delivered by members of the Physio Matters team or external speakers. In September, Mat Bush, Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist delivered a very useful […]

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Neuroplasticity & Physiotherapy

3rd October 2016

Can the brain heal itself? We are often asked by clients and carers about the potential for the brain to heal itself after injury. In this short article, Eirin Andersen, Neurological Physiotherapist for Physio Matters explains in simple terms how the brain and nervous system respond to changes both following injury and also as we […]

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ULTRA GB 200 Mile Race for SHELTER

27th September 2016

AAs previously mentioned on this site, Physio Matters’ Clinical Director, Colin Green undertook the inaugural Ultra Great Britain 200-mile race from 20th-24th August 2016 in aid of SHELTER, the charity for the homeless. Here Colin gives a ‘run-down’ of the race… “I completed 231 miles under 35 hours and reports that this was, by far my hardest […]

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Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmill

23rd September 2016

At Physio Matters we are keen to embrace the latest technologies to assist our client’s recovery. We have a good relationship with Physiquipe Clinic who allow us access to the Alter G treadmill for our clients. What is it and how does it work? The anti-gravity treadmill works like a normal treadmill in terms of buttons to […]

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Fundraising for SHELTER

6th September 2016

We have nominated SHELTER as our charity of the year and Colin Green, Clinical Director has bravely signed up for a massive challenge in August, The GB Ultra! He will be running 200 miles in 4 days from Liverpool to Hornsea (20-24 Aug 2016) take a look at the event by clicking here. Please consider sponsoring […]

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Networking Events

8th June 2016

Attending the NW Acquired Brain Injury network event which was held on ‘Hats for Headway’ day Friday 13th May was one of the highlights of the last few months and we all sported silly hats for the occasion! It was good to see colleagues and meet new people we can work with.

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Continuing Professional Development

7th June 2016

At Physio Matters we understand the need for keeping our skills and knowledge up-to-date and are also keen to assist physiotherapy students in understanding the work that we do especially relating to brain injury rehabilitation. Throughout 2016 so far we have had a variety of students at the practice work shadowing with our physiotherapists, which […]

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Rehab through sports

6th June 2016

At Physio Matters we understand the need to keep rehabilitation interesting and engaging for our clients and as such try to involve as many sporting and recreational activities within our treatment plans. Here we talk about a few activities that we have been involved with in the past few month… Getting back into golf and […]

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Functional Electrical Stimulation

29th February 2016

This week, the whole team at Physio Matters Neurological have had a very informative in-service training session from Matt Dale at Bioness UK, in the use of their Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) devices. What is FES and what are the benefits? FES is commonly used as an adjunct to physiotherapy treatment. The stimulation happens through […]

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Welcome to Mat

3rd February 2016

We would like to introduce Mat Bush, our new Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist to our growing team at Physio Matters Neurological Ltd. Mat has a wealth of experience from working with a range of neurological conditions in the NHS and is looking forward to “getting stuck in” with our clients. For more details please visit our […]

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Snowsports

3rd February 2016

As part of our clients’ ongoing rehabilitation, adaptive skiing has been used as an adjunct to their physiotherapy treatment. Throughout January 2016 we have been able to spend one afternoon a week at the Chill Factore – due to the amazing response from our clients, this is something we will continue to do on a […]

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Snowsports

11th January 2016

Having been born and brought up in Norway our Physiotherapist Eirin Andersen has skied since being a toddler. Therefore when she joined Physio Matters Neurological Ltd in April 2015, we have been keen to use her skills to enhance the therapy that we can offer our clients. “Since I started working at Physio Matters I […]

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New Website for 2016

2nd January 2016

Physio Matters are proud to welcome you as a visitor to our new website which is launched for the new year. This website has taken a great deal of time to design and we hope that you find it easy to use and informative. We would welcome any comments on the site layout or information […]

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Review of 2015

2nd January 2016

2015 has been a very significant year in Physio Matters development with the creation our Business Team to assist with the running of expanding service. In April 2015, Katy Willerton (Business Development Lead) and Janet Powell (Admin Lead) joined our team and have proved invaluable in keeping us all in order and helping develop out […]

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