Are you in pain? Not getting anywhere with an exercise sheet? Are you looking for a proactive hand’s on approach?
At Egremont PhysioFirst Limited we are passionate about the local people and the community in which we work, live and serve. We believe that the treatment you will receive here at Egremont PhysioFirst Limited will meet your expectations and get you onto the road to recovery.
Providing clinical excellence and evidence based practice is at the heart of our core values and beliefs. This means we ensure that our physiotherapists are up to date on the latest medical evidence; they follow clear guidelines and protocols, and have extensive post graduate training.
We pride ourselves on our comprehensive assessments and detailed physical examinations, which results in improved outcomes for our customers, better communication with GP’s and consultants, and a great working team atmosphere.
Patrick Keane BSc (Hons) Physio MCSP MHPC
PRACTICE MANAGER/ DIRECTOR
Patrick qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from Leeds University in 1996 following on from a BSc Sports & Recreation studies degree.
He began his physiotherapy career in the NHS in Leeds and Staffordshire, quickly specialising in the field of musculoskeletal assessment and treatment. In 2003 he became a founding partner of Egremont PhysioFirst Limited and thus embarked on his career in private practice. Since then, Patrick has gained extensive experience and post graduate training in acupuncture and sports medicine. In his spare time Patrick is a keen fell walker/runner, and also enjoys cycling.
George Collins BSc (Hons) Physio MBA MCSP MHPC
PHYSIOTHERAPIST / DIRECTOR
George graduated from St. Martin’s College, which is now the University of Cumbria, and joined the Egremont PhysioFirst team in 2007.
I am passionate about occupational health and ergonomics, and I love working with people and organisations to ensure and promote the good health of the working population. I have extensive post graduate training in this field and undertake comprehensive work based assessments and functional capacity evaluations.
In addition, I work with a number of different sporting organisations and athletes. I am an external provider to the English Institute of Sport, working with elite athletes, including members of the England team. I have been a provider to the RFL for pitch side medical management since 2007 and I continue to work with a number of local rugby union teams.
WHY CHOOSE US?
The answer to this is really quite simple. We are friendly, experienced, and all of us have significant postgraduate training. If you need further convincing check out our testimonials or ask around - we are confident about our reputation.
accreditations & member associations
Physio First is the Organisation which represents Physiotherapists in private practice to promote the highest standards of clinical physiotherapy practice.
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
The CSP is the professional organisation that governs and regulates all chartered physiotherapists in the UK
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine (ACPSM)
ACPSM is the clinical interest group recognised by the CSP as representing those physiotherapists who have a professional interest in sport and sports physiotherapy.
Acupuncture Association of Chartered Phyisotherapists
AACP is a professional network affiliated with the CSP. The Association represents those physiotherapists who are interested in integrating acupuncture into mainstream physiotherapy for the management of pain and systemic conditions
Health Professional Council
A government controlled body that consists of elected members and awards health care professionals their licence to practice in the UK
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE)
ACPOHE is a Professional Network of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
What our clients say
Egremont Physio First has provided an excellent physiotherapy service for Iggesund Paperboard Limited employees since 2007.
This valuable service has been well received by employees and management alike.
Access to fast track treatment, functional capability assessments, manual handling training, ergonomic assessments, are all aspects that have also assisted Iggesund Paperboard to reduce musculoskeletal disorders from being their top reason of sickness absence to sixth lowest in 2011.
J. Woloszyn (Occupational Health Nurse), Iggesund Holme Group