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Client Reviews

"After suffering for nearly 4 years with hip and back problems, 6 weeks of treatment by Sarah has made a huge difference to my mobility and I'm now almost pain-free.  I have been so impressed with her knowledge and her ability to explain both causes and treatment clearly so that I felt very confident that at last I would make progress if I persevered with the prescribed exercises.  I really like her method of emailing my exercise programme which includes video reminders, plus a tracking sheet which motivates me to keep to the regime.  I can highly recommend Sarah for her professionalism and expertise together with her friendly and sympathetic approach." 

- Marilyn Walton

"Abi got me back on track, provided amazing support, advice and training programmes that enabled me to still reach my goal and complete the Silverstone Half Marathon in 2hrs 23mins, despite my knee injury. I can’t thank her enough".

- Sam Winstanley

"Following a fall in which l broke my shoulder and wrist l am receiving on going treatment from Helen. During my initial consultation l found Helen to be very supportive, caring and empathic...explaining the exercises and the methodology to enable me to function and make progress. My initial goals were achieved quickly and with Helen's friendly guidance my confidence has returned. I have already recommended Helen to friends and feel sure they will be reassured by her expertise and warm manner."

- Val Hough

"I totally recommend Sarah as a physio. I had a serious leg injury and was very impressed with the professional and kind, caring help that I received. Sarah also went the extra mile in ringing and trying to sort out  my pain relief and checking up my progress between appointments. Her treatment was thorough and successful  and in a very short while I was back on my feet."

- Sally Pemberton

"Abi is a true professional Pilates instructor. She demonstrates all the moves giving us excellent verbal detailed instructions plus additional hints to help us perfect the move which can make a huge difference! The programme varies from week to week, within the programme she offers her clients different levels of the moves to satisfy everyone. Abi also makes time to regularly check everyone to ensure the moves are being done correctly so all our efforts are making a difference to our bodies".

- Ella Coakley

"A chance encounter with Helen on a totally unrelated level meant that when a short time later I got injured six weeks prior to the Chester Half Marathon, I had someone to contact for advice.

Helen was amazing. I immediately felt at ease with her during the initial consultation and her assessment and subsequent treatment was underpinned by sound knowledge and expertise. I put my faith into Helen to get me back on the road and following her instructions in between Physio sessions meant that I was ultimately able to complete the half with my team mates raising a significant amount of money for a local charity.

Helen has subsequently gone on to treat my running buddies and members of all our families with great success and they all feel as I did about her ability to ‘heal’.

I can not recommend or praise Helen highly enough"

- Jane Tordoff

“I went to Sarah after being diagnosed with a shoulder injury that was causing me a great amount of discomfort. Despite being initially apprehensive about my first ever Physiotherapy session - I found Sarah to be professional, knowledgeable and most of all friendly. After my initial consultation and treatment session I felt much better, in a physical sense and also had the reassurance that my injury would get better and we were on the path to recovery. I am several treatment sessions in and working through the achievable 'at home’ exercises along with posture work. I have marked improvement and some days feel back to normal. I would not hesitate to visit Sarah again myself or recommend her to others. Thank you.”

- Rob Kinder

"I originally came to see Sarah with chronic lower back pain and disc problems which were very distressing. Sarah was very reassuring, and with her combined program of physio and acupuncture I was soon feeling stronger, more confident, and pain free. I then booked in for 1-2-1 Pilates and a few weeks later was able to join her group classes, which I really enjoy and attend regularly. With Sarah’s support and expertise we can now target any problems as they arise and tailor my treatment and exercises accordingly. I feel in very safe hands, and can’t recommend her enough."

- Jane Tolson

"Sarah - your fix was brilliant - thank you very much indeed!"

- David Norbury

"Sarah's thorough and well-balanced Pilates classes have helped me strengthen and mobilise all the problem areas across my body. Sarah is able to modify the exercises according to individual need, especially as she keeps the class size small. The atmosphere in class is relaxed and friendly, and everyone is made to feel welcome. Sarah is very knowledgeable but is also a very kind and patient instructor - I would highly recommend her classes."

- Lorraine Ralph

"Pilates is a new venture for me , having been recommended by a friend. I tried another class but didn't really enjoy it. When I came to Sarah's class the experience was completely different and so much more fun and enjoyable. I absolutely love the classes and feel my body is becoming strengthened and toned. Sarah wonderfully explains what to do and you feel in very safe hands.  I compare it to a computer that's been reset every week.I come out of the classes energised and always so glad that I have been."

- Sally Pemberton

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