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Specialist Therapy Centre

Prime Physio Specialist Therapy Centre is a physiotherapy led rehabilitation centre for people with SCI and other neurological conditions.

Every year hundreds of people in the UK suffer a debilitating injury or medical condition that impacts dramatically on their’s and their immediate family’s life.  Prime Physio uses exercise and technology to help improve that quality of life after their life changing event. Our guarantee to you is that we will have a positive and lasting impact on your life.

Specialist Exercise Programmes are available for the following conditions:
  • Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Transverse Mylities
  • Other neurological conditions

What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by disability, illness or injury

Physiotherapists help people affected by disability, illness or injury through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice.

They maintain health for people of all ages and disabilities, helping to manage pain and prevent disease.

The profession helps to encourage development and facilitate recovery, maximising potential and enabling to remain independent for as long as possible.

What physiotherapists do

Physiotherapy is a science-based profession and takes a ‘whole person’ approach to health and wellbeing, which includes the client’s general lifestyle.

At the core is the client’s involvement in their own care, through education, awareness, empowerment and participation in their treatment.

You can benefit from physiotherapy at any time in your life. Physiotherapy helps with managing long-term medical condition such as SCI and other neurological conditions. Physiotherapists also treat back pain or sudden injury.

Why physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a degree-based healthcare profession. Physios use their knowledge and skills to improve a range of conditions associated with different systems of the body, such as: 
  • Neurological (spinal cord injuries or brain , multiple sclerosis)
  • Neuromusculoskeletal (back pain, whiplash, ligament injuries, arthritis)
  • Cardiovascular (stroke, chronic heart disease)
  • Respiratory (asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis)
Physiotherapists work in a variety of specialisms in health and social care. Additionally, some physiotherapists are involved in education, research and service management.

Choose chartered

See a chartered physiotherapist and you can be confident of their professional knowledge and skills.

A chartered physiotherapist is a qualified member of their professional body, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).

Through this membership they have committed themselves to providing high quality services and protecting the quality of physical treatments. Chartered physiotherapists have:
  • Registered and fulfilled the high standards of professional practice described by the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Agreed to adhere to the CSP's Code of Professional Values and Behaviour, theRules of Professional Conduct and work to the CSP Standards of Physiotherapy Practice
  • Regularly used a wide range of resources, support and networking opportunities: these are many and varied, but include UK and international peer support relating to their clinical specialism (through CSP-recognised professional networks), support on keeping up-to-date with the latest evidence around effective practice and for continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Committed to engagement with the CSP as the UK professional body that defines scope of physiotherapy practice in the UK
  • Possession of professional liability insurance

The added value of CSP membership is widely recognised amongst physios, and over 90% of physiotherapists practising in the UK hold Chartered status.