Clinic

“Physiquipe Clinics is Manchester’s most advanced  physical rehabilitation and conditioning facility. We provide physical diagnosis, rehabilitation programmes and physiotherapy treatment for sports players (including tennis, squash, triathletes and marathon runners, rugby, football and basketball players) and medical patients (in particular people suffering back problems, whiplash injuries, post-operative muscle weakness and Lymphoedema).”

We are located at Manchester’s premier rackets club, The Northern in Didsbury.

Treatments (by type)

  • + Acupuncture

    Medical Acupuncture, also known as Dry needling, is an adaption from ‘Traditional Chinese’ Acupuncture method. The treatment involves inserting fine needles into trigger points in the muscle tissue and helps musculoskeletal related conditions. It is used to promote a chemical release to help break the pain cycle, promote blood flow to release spasm, which in turn improves function and reduce pain. Our Physiquipe Team provide Medical Acupuncture in conjunction with other treatment methods, such as Massage, Manual Therapies and Exercise.

  • + AlterG Treadmill

    A revolution in sports performance and injury recovery, the Alter-G Anti-Gravity treadmill with technology developed by NASA helps:

    Recover from sports injury
    Exercise with back pain
    Recover post orthopaedic surgery
    Train for injury prevention
    Weight loss
    Amputees
    Neurological rehabilitation

    Used by a number of the worlds top athletes and sports teams (including Mo Farah, Rafael Nadal, Manchester United, Barcelona and LA Lakers), it allows the user to reduce their bodyweight in 1% increments to as low as 20% of normal – the equivalent of walking on the moon!

    If you train for triathlons, iron man contests, marathons or half marathons then the AlterG running clinic is for you. Prepare thoroughly and reduce the risk of injury with one of our specialist training packages designed specifically for your race.

  • + Functional Capacity Evaluation

    The MCU is the most effective and complete system for the assessment and rehabilitation of patients suffering from neck pain, whiplash associated disorders (WAD), and general cervical spine disorders. This system is being used by Formula 1 teams and the military, and it could be helping to assess and treat most people suffering with neck pain.

    We are one of the very few private centres in the UK to have the BTE PrimusRS. This equipment is used by the Harley Davidson team to add additional services and to develop a comprehensive injury prevention and workplace wellness strategy. The PrimusRS allows us to collect objective, quantifiable data for both functional and isolated movements, so we will be able to identify any potential power or fatigue weaknesses or inbalances specific for the activity or job role you participate in. You will be given a comprehensive report illustrating the areas you need to work on. We can then advise on the best course of action for both rehabilitation and performance enhancement. You can then book in for your re test to see how you have improved. The Primus allows us to test virtually any movement, so we offer a free consultation with one of our clinical team to establish what assessment would be most beneficial to you.

  • + Soft Tissue

    We use a combination of treatment methods such as the PhysioTouch, HawkGrips and manual therapy to maximise tissue healing and repair.

    • Faster detection of restrictions in soft tissue areas
    • Faster and easier to break up tissue densities
    • Helps reduce and heal scar tissue

  • + Sports Massage

    Sports Massage is a great way to release stress and tension throughout the body. It can speed up recovery during training, help to recover from an injury or for maintenance.
    Sports is deeper in pressure, using various techniques to promote the healing of the soft tissues.

    Benefits of Sports Massage include:

    Improved Circulation – Massage helps to stimulate blood flow and aids in removal of waste products from the soft tissues.
    Reduced Tension – muscles can increase in tone from training or overuse, causing ‘tightness’ or pain, with manipulation of the soft tissues Massage helps to reduce this ‘tight’ feeling.
    Pain reduction – a release of endorphins to aid relaxation of the tissues and reduce pain.
    Relaxation & reduce stress – Massage generates heat which allows muscles to relax.
    Assisting in preventing injury – keeping the connective soft tissues relaxed and lengthened it aids better movement of the body to allow you to train and move around easier!

    Our Sports Massage service is available as a 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 60 minutes session depending on the number of areas treating.

  • + Whiplash

    Successful Whiplash Treatment with BTE MCU Multi-Cervical Unit. The MCU unit can be used to safely and effectively rehabilitate and restore this whiplash patient’s injured cervical spine, resulting in dramatic relief from 8 years of lingering neck pain.

Treatments (by condition)

  • + Back Pain

    Back pain is the leading cause of disability in the western world an extremely common symptom in both general and sporting populations, and one of the most common causes for being absent at work. Affecting 85% of the population at some point in their lives the cost to the economy is astronomical. Persistent back pain can also lead to a personal and social burden, affecting quality of life. There are many causes of lower back pain often being provoked and relived by certain movements and postures known as mechanical symptoms. Other causes are more constant and widespread, inconsistent in nature and lasting longer than normal tissue recovery, referred to as non-mechanical.

    With the back being surrounded by our major organs, nerve pathways and extensive soft tissue, this is not an area to overlook. There are many different resources available online to provide you with tips and exercises. If you are experiencing back pain, pop in to see one of our clinicians who will be able to assess, treat, rehabilitate and guide you on the road to recovery.

  • + Neck Pain

    The MCU is the most effective and complete system for the assessment and rehabilitation of patients suffering from neck pain, whiplash associated disorders (WAD), and general cervical spine disorders. This system is being used by Formula 1 teams and the military, and it could be helping to assess and treat most people suffering with neck pain.

    Like any other muscle group your neck is weakened by injury. Weakness causes progressive pain and reduce range of motion. Physiquipe target the underlying cause of pain and stiffness through the unique BTE Multi-Cervical unit. The BTE MCU allows us to precisely measure your neck strength and mobility to pinpoint the route of your pain. We will assist you to get better faster with a fully personalised treatment programme specifically developed for you. One of only 4 such systems in the UK, 75% of MCU Patients experiences decreased neck pain and improved range of motion.

    • Objective assessment for neck strength and range of motion
    • Identify areas of weakness
    • Specific rehabilitation & strengthening programme
    • Comprehensive reporting – see how you are progressing

  • + Neuro

    The PhysioTouch releases tissue structures and restore normal function to the neural tissue. At the same time, metabolic activity in the surrounding tissue is stimulated so that harmful particles are removed from the target area.

  • + Post Operative

    Scars are often regarded as something you have to ‘live with’ – not anymore! That scar you have from your:

    • Knee op
    • Hernia repair
    • Cosmetic surgery

    and any other procedure can be treated!

    Scar tissue can have an impact on other parts of your body (eg a scar on your knee can lead to back pain), so it is really important to remove it as quickly as possible.

    PhysioTouch can drastically diminish the appearance of scars and reduce the feelings of tightness and pain by its revolutionary method. Negative pressure lifts the skin in a PAIN FREE manner and helps ‘grab hold’ and break down the scar tissue in the area.

    Benefits:

    • Reduce pain & tension from your scar
    • Release tightness
    • Reduce swelling & inflammation
    • Make scar less visible
    • Prevent future injuries
    • Speed up recovery

  • + Scarring

    Scars are often regarded as something you have to ‘live with’ – not anymore. That scar you have from your:

    • Knee op
    • Appendicitis removal
    • Hernia repair
    • Caesarean
    • Cosmetic surgery

    and any other procedure can be treated!

    Scar tissue can have an impact on other parts of your body (eg a scar on your knee can lead to back pain), so it is really important to remove it as quickly as possible.

    PhysioTouch can drastically diminish the appearance of scars and reduce the feelings of tightness and pain by its revolutionary method. Negative pressure lifts the skin in a PAIN FREE manner and helps ‘grab hold’ and break down the scar tissue in the area.

    We treat scars that are old and new, so:
    If you have just come out of surgery and have been discharged from hospital with no aftercare service or have that old (even 30 years ago) scar that is still causing you problems.

    Benefits:

    • Reduce pain & tension from your scar
    • Release tightness
    • Reduce swelling & inflammation
    • Make scar less visible
    • Prevent future injuries
    • Speed up recovery

Current Offers

Summer Lovin’

£25 for all 60 minute treatments

Throughout July and August

Bookings & Enquiries
+44 (0)161 300 5591
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Opening Times

Monday – 10.00am – 8.00pm
Tuesday – 10.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday – 10.00am – 8.00pm
Thursday – 12.00pm – 8.00pm
Friday – 10.30am – 4.30pm
Saturday – 10.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday – Closed

Referrals

Physiquipe Clinic is fitted with a unique combination rehabilitation equipment that provides a step change in achieving objective measurement and documentation of assessments, treatment and outcomes and in supporting decision making throughout the continuum of care.

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Equipment

We use and supply equipment from market leading suppliers: AlterG, BTE, Hawkgrips, Impedimed, Noraxon and Physiotouch.

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Get in touch Call +44 (0) 161 300 2970 or email us