Physiotherapy is a health care profession concerned with human function and movement and maximising potential

• It uses physical approaches to promote, maintain and restore physical, psychological and social well-being, taking account of variations in health status
• It is science-based, committed to extending, applying, evaluating and reviewing the evidence that underpins and informs its practice and delivery
• The exercise of clinical judgement and informed interpretation is at its core.
Manchester Therapy Centre opened in 1987 and is located in the centre of Monton.
It is easily accessible from Manchester city centre and surrounding districts such as Bury, Urmston, Prestwich, Irlam, Swinton, Worsley and by main bus routes, train and tram, and the North West motorway network via the M602 (junction 2) and M60 (junction 13).
There is free on street car parking outside the clinic. The ground floor clinic has three steps to access it.
MTC also offers home visits for patients who are unable to access or attend the clinic.

What sort of conditions do Chartered Physiotherapists treat?

Physiotherapists at MTC will always attempt to diagnose your problem and explain it to you in plain English. If we cannot treat your problem then we will refer you to someone more suitably qualified e.g. a surgeon or podiatrist.
Anterior cruciate
ligament repair
Back pain
Back instability
Calf injury
Circulatory problems
Disc problems
Fracture rehabilitation
Frozen shoulder
Hamstring injury
Joint strains
Knee ligament and
Muscle tears
Neck problems
Nerve problems
Osteitis pubis
Plantar fasciitis
Postural problems
Sacroiliac joint
Shoulder instability
Sportsman’s hernia
Tennis and golfers

What sort of treatments do Chartered physiotherapists use?

Manipulation to relieve pain and stiff joints all over the body Mobilisation to improve joint movement and decrease pain Massage to aid muscle relaxation, break down scar tissue and improve circulation.
Exercise to rehabilitate full function by increasing strength, stamina and flexibility for return to work and sport.
Acupuncture. This is the insertion of very fine needles into particular points on the body. This harmonises energy and corrects imbalances, which can restore the patient to health.
Electrotherapy such as Laser, Ultrasound, Shortwave and Electrical Muscle Stimulation.
Pilates. Individual sessions or classes are available.
Appointments are of thirty minutes duration.
A detailed assessment and examination is undertaken at your first meeting appointment.
Treatment is then planned by your physiotherapist in consultation with the patient and any referring consultant or GP.
MTC physiotherapists are registered with major insurance companies for the purposes of health insurance and for medico legal assessment and treatment.
A Physiotherapist undertakes three or four years of full time study, extensive examinations and
assessment to become qualified in today’s challenging health care service. In 2003 the title, ”physiotherapist” became protected by law, to prevent unqualified therapists from using the title, thus protecting the public from bogus practitioners.
Physiotherapists at MTC use a wide range of skills perfected over years and reinforced by scientific research, to relieve pain, promote healing and restore a normal life style or return to full sporting function, for the patient.