Neck, back, shoulder, & lower limb pain

A full body assessment and gentle treatment will be used to get to the root of the problem. Conditions including prolapsed discs, joint degeneration, sciatica, lumbago, stiff/painful neck and referred leg and arm pains can be treated using physiotherapy

Muscle, tendon & ligament injuries

Strains, sprains and bruising to the soft tissue can be treated using soft tissue techniques, taping and exercise prescription to relieve pain and return you to full activity

Whiplash associated disorder

Treatment for the symptoms of whiplash associated disorder including headaches, pins and needles and stiffness in the neck, shoulders and back.

Pre and post-natal services

Soft tissue techniques, acupuncture, advice on exercise and relaxation for treatment of back pain and associated problems related to pregnancy

Post-natal abdominal check and diastasis rectus abdominus rehabilitation

Specific ante natal and postnatal Pilates classes are run by Copford Physiotherapy under the banner of FitBack & Bumps. There is more information on the sister website colchesterfitbackandbumps

Post-operative rehabilitation

Rehabilitation after orthopaedic surgery, e.g. knee cartilage operations or ligament repair, shoulder or back surgery.

The success of surgery depends on what you do during the recovery period after surgery. If not managed carefully with the help of a physiotherapist, you can continue to experience ongoing problems with stiffness, pain, swelling and general lack of confidence with the limb.


I am an associated practitioner with Arthritis action the only UK-based charity to have developed a self-help programme for arthritis sufferers consisting of a healthy eating plan supported by a course of physical therapy.

Pain, swelling and stiffness in joints such as shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles can be alleviated with physiotherapy treatment.