Rehabilitation therapy

Rehabilitation therapy north devon

Reduce the risk of future injury

There are two aspects to our Rehabilitation Therapies:


Preparation prior to exercise taking place. Enables a person / athlete to optimise their training and performance as well as decreasing risk of injury or worsening of symptoms.


A programme of exercises given to improve mobility and regain independence following injury, surgical intervention or pathology.

In physiotherapy, exercise and exercise prescription is a core aspect of treatment which distinguishes it from other related fields such as osteopathy, chiropractors and massage therapists.

The Physiotherapist will look at your posture and movement and as part of the clinical decision making process and they will determine an exercise prescription to achieve your treatment goals.

At Private Health Professionals we have a fully equipped rehabilitation gym with Pilates machines, wall bars, resistance training, weights, Thera band, gym balls, boxing, spinning bikes and running machine.

Private Health professional’s gym is a private gym kitted out for the use of our clients only. It provides the perfect environment for you to gain the confidence to get back to training at an elite level of sporting performance or just to get back to functional goal such as waking or running. Qualified professionals are there at each step to support your progress on a one to one level.
The rehabilitation gym is used by our well established fitness experts to look at blood lactate, VO2 max testing and functional performance tests. These enable us to assess your physical health and get you on the path for all levels of fitness, from the couch to 5km to 10km, a marathon, cycling events or even training for a triathlon.

Gait analysis with biomechanical assessment is also available in the gym using specialised equipment.

The types of Rehabilitation we offer at Private Health Professionals include:

  • Pre and post operation – recovery and rehabilitation including
    • Total Hip and knee operations
    • Anterior cruciate ligament recovery non-surgical and post operation recovery
    • Shoulder labral tears, joint replacement, acromioclavicular wiring
    • Recovery after back surgery / micro-discectomy /spinal fusion /disc herniation
  • Functional rehabilitation
    • Post head injury Concussion or Brain tumour.
    • Muscle tears
    • Whiplash / road traffic accidents
    • Frozen shoulders (adhesive capsulitis)
    • Neck pain
    • Osteoarthritis joint stiffness and muscle weakness
    • Pre- and Post-natal Physiotherapy / Pilates (injury prevention, incontinence prevention and treatment, symphysis pubis dysfunction)

Our treatment programme aims to get you back to your functional goals of any kind. This may be as simple as walking your dog or going shopping to getting back to running a full marathon. Evaluation happens before you start and at the end of a 6 or 10 week block booking using the bleep test, VO2 max testing or functional testing.

Adjunct modalities to exercise treatment:

  • Theraband
  • Red-Black £5 per meter
  • Foam Rollers(£25 per roller depending on length)
  • Gym Balls small (£15), large (£20)
  • BOSU (£150)
  • Sit fit Cushions (£20)
  • Franklin Balls (set of 2 £30) 1x£20
  • Orthotics (£50)
  • Pilates mats (£20)

Running coaches

We have two highly experienced running coaches available who will give you a full running assessment and a running programme to suit your needs whether it’s to achieve a couch to 5 km run or a full marathon. These coaches will work in the gym with you so you can gain strength and speed agility and quickness to allow you to become a better runner. A 6-10 week package is advisable.

British cycling coach and triathlon coach

Will help you to improve your overall strength, fitness and body control. The are looking at the biomechanics of movement which is tailored to your individual needs and goals. Tis may be for your first triathlon or cycle race or perhaps elite competition.

Yoga and movement coach

If you would like to concentrate on getting back to basic functional movements to improve tight painful joints, relieve stress and anxiety or help improve athletic performance we recommend you book in with our yoga and mindfulness teacher. He will give you the reboot your need to achieve a better, stronger and relaxed mind / body. Giving you confidence to achieve your everyday activities or excel in your chosen sporting field.

Pilates instructor

If you would like an individual Pilates assessment and programme, a 6 week block booking can be made for specific rehabilitation needs using mat and reformer exercises with Megan Sturley (STOTT PILATES INSTRUCTOR IN MAT AND REFORMER CLASSES.

Gait Analysis

Private Health Professional can offer a full gait analysis with an exercise prescription. The ultimate end goal is to improve your running or walking performance as well as supporting high level sporting achievements. PHP ltd use postural analysis, non-weight bearing assessment in treatment room, and full weight bearing assessment with Spark Motion Pro software with a full assessment on running machine to determine any biomechanical problems.

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  • BUPA
  • HCPC
  • Cigna