Physiotherapy helps people affected by injury, illness or disability to restore their movement and function, sometimes with life-transforming effect.
Kristina had severe asthma but after working with a specialist respiratory physiotherapist she has returned to work, delights in practising yoga and can “take a flight of stairs without keeling over”
In the past, sudden noise or unexpected movement would have sent Helen Aveling's arms or legs into spasm but access to physiotherapy has proved "life-changing", she says
Four years ago Marie Lovell was in such pain she thought life was not worth living. Today she goes for regular bike rides, walks and is pain-free.
Chronic COPD meant Sarah was unable get up out of a chair without being out of breath but pulmonary rehabilitation classes have given Sarah her life back, she says
Comedian Elaine Miller is using her own experience of pregnancy-related incontinence to help the one-in-three UK women with the condition
From daily injections to once-a-month physiotherapy, Mark Auld has come a long way in his management of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) with the help of physiotherapy
How physiotherapy has helped Albert Bursill who at 74 was diagnosed as being in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease
Motivation, determination and a positive mindset have been instrumental to avid tennis player Joan Hill’s recovery from shoulder surgery.
A motorbike accident left Team GB sailor John Robertson with a severe spinal injury. Physiotherapy played a vital role in his adjustment and in his sporting activities
Two years after being told she would never walk or talk again, 19-year-old stroke survivor Bethany Sinfield triumphantly crossed the finish line in a 2km charity fun run
Alexandra Rickham’s life was turned upside down at 13 when a diving accident left her with C5/6 Tetraplegia. Physiotherapy played a vital role in her ascent to Paralympic medallist