PHYSIOTHERAPY & SPORTS MASSAGE

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future.

It takes a holistic approach that involves the patient directly in their own care.

Sports Therapy is concerned with the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of the patient back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific fitness, regardless of age and ability.

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PHYSIOTHERAPIST

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. MEMBER CHARTERED SOCIETY OF PHYSIOTHERAPY

TRACEY CALVERT

Tracey qualified in 1997 at Teeside University with a BSC hons degree in physiotherapy. She initially began her career at Sunderland Royal hospital then took up a specialist musculoskeletal post at Hexham, moving to Northumbria in a senior role assessing and treating complex musculoskeletal conditions. Tracey qualified as an acupuncturist in 2003 and is a member of the association of chartered physiotherapists in acupuncture. Tracey uses acupuncture to treat a wide range of conditions from neck pain, soft tissue and muscle pain, trigger points and headaches.

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She has a wealth of experience in acute and chronic soft tissue and joint problems, back pain and  sciatica, neck pain, osteoarthritis muscle imbalance, sports injuries and post operative rehabilitation.

 

She is passionate about self development and attends regular courses to continually improve her treatment and assessment techniques.

 

Tracey is also a member of the Australian pilates physio institute and is an accredited instructor.

She is also an accredited kinesio UK taping therapist.


When she's not working you can find her looking after her horses, dog and hens at home. She enjoys running, and loves walking in the hills.

She has a special interest in running injuries and rehab, core strengthening, back pain and acupuncture.

 

Professional memberships

 

CSP - Chartered society of physiotherapy

HCPC - Health professionals Council

AACP - Association of chartered physiotherapists in acupuncture

APPI - Australian physiotherapy and pilates institute.


Types of conditions :

Post pre op rehab / mobilisation / recovery.

Joint OA issues, pain, muscle weakness.

Subacromial pain / capsulitis / muscle patterning in shoulder.

Sciatica and nerve root irritation.

Hip, impingement, muscle imbalance and altered  biomechanics.

Ankle and foot mobility issues / planter Faciitis, achillies tenonopathy

 

A combination of hands on, joint mobilisation, taping, muscle activation, acupuncture and exercise therapy, used to relieve symptoms and recover from injury.