Category Archives: 2017

Happy Christmas from Physio Matters!!

Happy Christmas from Physio Matters!!

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 wish you all a very happy break.

Festive Greetings from the Physio Matters Team

Adaptive Snowsports Provide Therapy Boost

Adaptive Snowsports Provide Therapy Boost

“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… Continue Reading

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

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

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… Continue Reading

What a Difference a Chair Makes

What a Difference a Chair Makes

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… Continue Reading

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

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

“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… Continue Reading

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

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

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… Continue Reading

Abby Tackles Ataxia Training

Abby Tackles Ataxia Training

“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… Continue Reading

New Orthotics Clinic Launched at Physio Matters

New Orthotics Clinic Launched at Physio Matters

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… Continue Reading

Andy’s ‘on the up’ Post-Surgery

Andy’s ‘on the up’ Post-Surgery

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… Continue Reading

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