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What is Physiotherapy?
The aim of physiotherapy is to help restore and optimise movement and normal body function following injury, illness or surgery. Physiotherapy is a science-based profession and takes a 'whole person' approach to health and wellbeing supportive to our client's lifestyle.
At the core of physiotherapy is the patient's involvement in their own care, through education, awareness, empowerment and participation in their treatment. You can benefit from physiotherapy at any stage of life. Physiotherapy is commonly used in the treatment of muscle and joint conditions, such as back, neck, upper and lower limb pain, in preparation for a sporting event, as well as more complex conditions including persistent pain and post-operative rehabilitation.
Physiotherapists take a holistic approach to treatment assessing the whole body and using a wide range of hands on techniques alongside exercise and advice. Other treatments include Pilates, acupuncture and relaxation. Physiotherapists will offer tailored information on ways to modify your lifestyle, reduce future problems and build your resilience.
Meet our Physiotherapy team in Hungerford
When it comes to getting back to full fitness, you want to put yourself in the hands of experts. Here in Hungerford our dedicated and friendly team come with a wealth of experience, backed up by the latest treatment techniques and lifestyle advice to ensure you the quickest recovery.
We recognise that each of our clients are unique, that's why we provide a wide array of treatments ranging from short courses to extended programmes - all tailored to your bespoke requirements
Ginny Clother - Senior Physiotherapist
Ginny works Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at Herongate Hungerford Fitness & Wellbeing Centre. She gained a first class BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Kings College London in 1999 and an MSc in Advanced Physiotherapy from University College London in 2005.
Prior to joining Nuffield Health in 2010 Ginny worked in NHS Physio Departments in London and Kent for 7 years. During this time she held a weekly clinic at the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine.
She then worked in private practice in Wiltshire for almost 5 years seeing clients of all ages with sports injuries, occupation related problems and following accident and surgery.
Ginny gained a British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) Teacher Training Diploma in 2012 and has been teaching Hatha yoga since 2010. She attends weekly Astanga and Bikram yoga classes.
She is a member of Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, Physiotherapy Pain Association and Physio First.
Extended care at Nuffield Health (Recovery Plus & Clinical Pilates)
Our unique Recovery Plus Programme entitles you to 3 months free gym membership, under the guidance of our physiotherapists and our specifically trained personal trainers. You will also receive a free Health MOT at the beginning and end of this 3 month period, to see if there has been an improvement in your health and fitness.
We regularly treat:
- Neck and back pain
- Sports injuries
- Shoulder impingement
- Knee pain
- Post operative rehabilitation
- Elbow pain
- We also offer Pilates with Nisha, ideally suited to beginners or people recovering from injury.
All our Physiotherapists are professionally qualified & registered
Our physiotherapists are all experienced senior clinicians with a comprehensive array of interests and skills. They are all proud members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Charnham Park, Hungerford, RG17 0YU