Is Your Physiotherapist Chartered?

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapists are experts in body movement.  They understand how muscles and joints work and why injuries occur.  Chartered physiotherapists are trained to a high clinical standard and have the skills to assess, diagnose and treat musculoskeletal injuries.

On an initial assessment the physiotherapist will let you know what the problem/injury is, how to treat it effectively, and how many sessions are likely to be required for a full recovery.  Your problem may only require some expert advice and education or you may need to undergo a course of treatment designed to relieve pain and promote the body’s own natural healing. Physiotherapists consider the body as a whole, rather than just focusing on the individual aspects of an injury or illness.

Treatment sessions usually last 30 minutes and may involve a combination of joint mobilisations, soft tissue massage, ultrasound, taping, acupuncture, advice and exercises.

Physiotherapy can be helpful for people of all ages with a wide range of health conditions, such as:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Arthritis/joint problems
  • Whiplash injuries
  • Sciatica/nerve impingement
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Tendon injuries (tennis/golfers elbow, Achilles tendonitis, rotator cuff etc.)
  • Ligament sprains (ACL, Ankle sprains)
  • Muscle injuries
  • Posture related conditions
  • Chronic pain management (CPRS)
  • Following surgery or a fracture
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Pregnancy related conditions
  • Mobility and balance problems
  • Sports injuries/injury prevention
  • Biomechanical problems
  • Ergonomic related conditions
  • Gait and running analysis

All our chartered physiotherapists at One2One Therapy have completed a three year BSc (Hons) degree in physiotherapy and are members of the CSP and are HCPC registered.

To find out if your Physiotherapist is Chartered visit the HCPC register at







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