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Ask the Physio


A physiotherapist is a person who is qualified to a degree level in the rehabilitation of patients, affected by injury, illness or disability. The physiotherapist may use manual therapy, education, exercise, postural advice, and electrotherapy and guided self-management to facilitate recovery and promote independence.
Yes. Our nurses have examples of exercises that are available to access for SAS customers. These can be accessed within the pastoral & wellbeing section listed within the Whole School Wellbeing section. For the password to this section, please contact our nurses on 01773 814 403 or email them on nurse@uk-sas.co.uk.
Musculoskeletal disorders are injuries or pain affecting the joints, ligaments, tendons, nerves of the body and any structures that support the limbs and spine.
Back pain, with or without referred buttock or leg pain / symptoms · Neck pain, with or without referred arm or hand pain / symptoms · Headaches · Vertigo · Peripheral Joint problems including any Joint sprains, Muscle strains, Inflamed tendons (tendinopathies), Sports injuries or Bursitis. · Arthritic Joints eg OA Knee or Hip joints · Following Orthopaedic surgery or Spinal surgery · After Bone or Joint fractures · Pain as a result of Postural or Work Place (Ergonomic) issues · Any Musculo-skeletal condition where surgery is not deemed appropriate
· Yes severe pain at night/when lying down. · If very painful to cough/sneeze · Leg pain numbness/pins and needles · Feeling unwell generally · Any change in bladder and bowel habits
You can be referred by the SAS Nursing Team to our National Network of Physiotherapists Providers (assuming eligible under insurance cover!). We only use Qualified Physiotherapists who are HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) registered and are members of the CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy).
Some simple ones can be found on this website under the pastoral and wellbeing resources client area.
Yes contact the SAS Physiotherapist by calling 01773814403 or emailing physio@uk-sas.co.uk
• You can be referred by the SAS Nursing Team to our Network of Physiotherapists. • We only use Qualified Physiotherapists who are HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) registered and are members of the CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapy).
• Yes severe pain at night / when lying down. • If very painful to cough / sneeze • Severe headaches or dizziness • Any problems with speech or swallowing • Severe pain numbness/pins and needles in the upper limbs If you have any of these please seek Urgent advice from your GP or attend Accident and Emergency.