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what we do

pilates

pilates

Our Plymouth pilates classes are extremely popular. The classes have been designed by our team to address your individual movement needs to help promote healthy, safe, efficient and painfree movement on an ongoing basis through the use of pilates.

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physiotherapy

physiotherapy

From Plympton, Plym Physio's friendly team offers Plymouth physiotherapy services. We believe physiotherapy is not just for injury recovery but for injury prevention, movement efficiency and general wellbeing too.

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movement analysis

movement analysis

Our movement analysis treatment offers a real preventative approach by our friendly staff that addresses movement difficulties throughout your body. From shoulders to hips, ankles to your back, this physiotherapy technique is proven to help you.

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Physi-go run

A running 'club' with a difference, addressing key issues affecting runners based on research and evidence.

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Physi-go mum

A specialist exercise class to address the physical needs of mums

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what do our clients say?

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In the past I have visited various Physiotherapists, Chiropractors and an Osteopath but not until visiting Nic have I had any degree of success. I have found my visits to Nic at her clinic and sessions in her Pilates classes to be hugely beneficial. Nic not only helps to relieve pain but also educates you in pain management so that you take control of your discomfort and not let it control you.

Nic is thoroughly professional, patient, she listens to you and has an open mind. I can’t thank her enough for helping me to regain my life.

Elaine

our latest physiotherapy blog posts

Read our latest physiotherapy, sports, health and fitness blog posts


Self care and caring for ourselves

It’s self care day this week so perhaps a good time to consider how well we are looking after ourselves. The school summer holidays are upon us and a lot of us will be taking the opportunity to take time off work and spend it with our families. Perhaps you’ll have time to see how…

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Shoulder problems

Hello this is Neil and Nic from Plym Physio and today we are going to talk about shoulder problems, or problems that masquerade as shoulder problems. The shoulder and hip have some similarities but are functionally very different.  The hip has a deep ball and socket joint and favours strength over mobility whilst the shoulder…

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National Injury Prevention day

Injury Prevention day – what is it and who decides. It is the brainchild of the association of personal injury lawyers (APIL).  The aim is to improve public perception of injury prevention.  This may throw up images of industrial accidents or car crashes but injuries can be prevented at much more personal levels. From Plym…

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Plym Physio for Plymouth Physiotherapy

Based on the outskirts of Plymouth City Centre, Plym Physio are proud to offer a range of professional and affordable physio services from our Plymouth physiotherapy clinic.

Our friendly team aim to help you help yourself by being so much more than a traditional physiotherapy practice. Whereas a traditional physio may be used solely for injury recovery, our physio services, classes and general ethos are there to help prevent injuries, not just to cure pulls and strains or other problems that arise from injuries or bad office chairs.

From our new modern clinic in Plympton, just minutes from the centre of Plymouth, our friendly, reliable and fully qualified team offer a range of services to those in need:

  • PhysiotherapyHere at Plym Physio we deliver a physiotherapy service with a difference. We still believe in the hands-on approach with our clients but we feel there are lots of other ways to HELP YOU HELP YOURSELF on the way to long term recovery and good health.

    We pride ourselves on keeping up with current evidence and research so that our practice always delivers the best care. We don’t do things that are not proven to aid recovery.

    Physiotherapy promotes recovery from injury but now physiotherapy is increasingly used in injury prevention, movement efficiency and general wellbeing as physiotherapists are the ‘movement experts’.

    We want people to feel and move better and we have a lot of tools at our disposal to ensure this including;

    • Acupuncture – There is increasing evidence for its effectiveness in treating lots of musculo-skeletal problems including arthritis, back pain and sciatica. All our therapists (and the clinic) are locally and nationally registered.
    • Exercise therapy – Probably the most evidence-based tool we have. From minor postural corrections to muscle patterning re-education, it all works so to ensure you get the true value and  long term benefit from your treatment, we’ll encourage you to work hard under our direction HELPING YOU HELP YOURSELF.
    • Kinesio-taping – The use of taping is becoming a common part of practice with its beneficial role in pain relief as well as its effect on improving muscle and joint function as demonstrated by athletes and with its versatility it is becoming more and more popular  with both therapists and clients.
    • Electrotherapy – There is still a place for the use of machines but this tends to be less in isolation and more alongside other treatments as our knowledge base grows.
  • Plymouth PilatesPlym Pilates is not your average Pilates. It is a pilates-based class that has evolved to address an individual’s movement needs to promote healthy, safe, efficient and painfree movement.

    Exercises have been developed based on normal movement biomechanics to retrain muscles and joints to move more efficiently, something that may have been lost through the presence of pain, injury or lifestyle demands.

    Plym Pilates is ideally suited to people who perhaps struggle to participate in general exercise for one reason or another.

    Our pilates classes are small, usually around eight participants but during covid this is reduced to 5, and are tailored to individual needs and are ability led. We therefore fully assess everyone coming into the classes so we can place them in the right class for their movement deficits and needs. They run as a ‘course’ made up of a one hour session once a week for 8 weeks.

    There is a range of classes from beginners to advanced, slower paced up to the power pilates class. This is the newest class which has evolved from the advanced class to provide an environment for those who already perform at a level of activity but have the odd niggle at higher levels or been told they need to develop their ‘core’.

  • Movement Analysis
  • We all move, some of us less efficiently than others  and some of us  can experience pain as a result of those inefficiencies. Physiotherapists are the ‘movement experts’ so are ideally placed to analyse how a person moves and put together programmes designed to address these issues. This more preventative approach is a more modern way to look at treating musculoskeletal problems and can be applied across the spectrum from the young to the older patient as well as from the amateur athlete to the elites. If you think you would benefit from analysis of your movement patterns please contact us at the clinic.
  • Sports Massage
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Our new physio clinic is not only spacious and modern, but we built a state of the art studio which is used for our popular Plymouth pilates and “Physi-go” classes. With regular classes and our clinic open for treatment 5 days a week our offering is second to none with happy clients from Plymouth and the surrounding areas coming back to us time and time again with a smile.

Although our team have years of experience between them, we understand that no injury or ailment is the same. At Plym Physio we pride ourselves on a bespoke service, taking the time to understand our clients, working alongside you to cure, reassure and support you throughout recovery while we also focus on an element of prevention to make sure the effects are lasting.

With an experienced team with varying skill sets, we’re able to treat a wide range of problems. From tennis elbow to sciatica, repetitive or one-off back pain to post injury rehabilitation, we’re confident our Plymouth Physiotherapy offering and friendly team will be able to provide a help you with pain and prevent further discomfort.

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