The physiotherapists have a wide variety of treatments with which to treat a patients problem. These include: 

  • Mobilisation and manipulation
  • Acupuncture
  • Biomechanical and ergonomic advice
  • Gait analysis and postural re-education
  • Preventative advice
  • Appropriate exercise therapy
  • Modern electrotherapy
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Wax treatment for arthritic complaints
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Osteopathy

Conditions which can be treated

  • Back and neck pain, including whiplash injuries
  • Sporting injuries
  • Painful joint conditions, such as arthritis
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Post operative rehabilitation
  • Tennis elbow
  • Frozen Shoulder and other shoulder problems
  • Continence - male and female
  • Hand injuries
  • Pregnancy related back problems
  • Foot problems

The listing above are just an example of the extensive range of conditions treated in the Physiotherapy Department at Woodlands Hospital.  Please call 01536 536814 for further advice on available treatments

Womens Health

We have Clinical Specialist Physiotherapists who treats all types of female health problems including incontinence.

Mens Health

We have Clinical Specialist Physiotherapists who treat all types of male health problems including incontinence.


Acupuncture is a treatment in which needles are used to stimulate the nerves in skin and muscle, which can relieve symptoms of some physical and psychological conditions. 

Physiotherapists specialising in acupuncture treatment are here to help you with your injury.

Sports Injury Clinic

Any injury to the body can be a nuisance, but even more so if you are involved in sport. It is important to obtain immediate advice and effective treatment following injury as a delay could lengthen your recovery time. At Woodlands Hospital we are able to offer access to Chartered Physiotherapists within 36 hours who will assess your injury, begin appropriate treatment and guide your rehabilitation, enabling you to return to your sport as soon as possible. 

The Physiotherapist can undertake a comprehensive analysis of body movement and function for those whose problem recurs or does not resolve easily. Each patient will be given a structured progressive treatment programme, tailor made to their pathology, including the correction of any dysfunctional movement patterns.


Podiatrist, Ganesh Baliah, works from the Physiotherapy Department at Woodlands Hospital. 

The service provides specialist video gait analysis, bespoke orthoses and footwear advice. 

Foot problems treated include: 

  • Plantar Faciitis
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Flat Feet
  • Excessive Pronation
  • Rheumatoid Foot Pathology
  • Bunions
  • Plantar Skin Lesions
  • Back & Lower Limb Joint Pain
  • Shin Splints

For further information, please call Physiotherapy Department on 01536 536814 

Massage Services

Whether it is for relaxation or to help you to recover from an injury we offer a wide range of massage services at a competitive price. 

  • Sports massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Indian Head Massage

For further information, please call Hayley on 01536 536814


Pilates is an effective, medically approved regime of exercises, designed to improve fitness and body awareness. It offers both mental and physical training, balancing strength with flexibility and relaxation, as well as achieving harmony between body and mind. 

Following your outpatient physiotherapy or following surgery on the ward, your Physiotherapist may recommend a course of Pilates. The course consists of 4 one hour sessions under the instruction of a Physiotherapist who is also a qualified Pilates Instructor.

Occupational Therapy

Private occupational therapy services are available from the physiotherapy department, please contact the department for further details.

Hand therapy

We provide highly specialised hand therapy services which includes hand rehabilitation and custom splinting.


Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions.  Osteopathy is a way of detecting and treating damaged parts of the body. 

It works with the structure and function of the body, and is based on the principle that the well-being of an individual depends on the skeleton, muscles, ligaments and connective tissues functioning smoothly together. 

For more information on Osteopathy click here.


Please call 01536 536814 for further advice on available treatments

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