Therapy Department

Exercise Classes

Exercise Classes – What’s on

  • Open to everyone.
  • Highly trained physiotherapists.
  • Only a 30 minute drive from Norwich City Centre
  • Free parking and easy walking distance from a main bus route
  • We aim to see patients within 14 days of contacting us.
  • We welcome self referral patients – Click here for Self Referral Form

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The department provides a comprehensive range of diagnostic and rehabilitative physiotherapy to outpatients and inpatients and the Nursing Home. The team addresses the physical, psychological, emotional and social well-being of patients.

The team are committed to patient focused care, addressing their individual needs. Through health promotion, preventive healthcare, treatment, and rehabilitation we help people and their families and carers to aid the individual to reach their full potential following injury , illness or surgery.

Our Physiotherapists may use a combination of  manual therapy (mobilisation & manipulation), exercise therapy, electrotherapy (ultrasound, interferential, TENS), moist hot packs and cryotheraphy (ice application) for treatment. Acupuncture treatment can also be provided for musculoskeletal conditions.

We provide out patient physiotherapy for the following conditions:

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neck and shoulder pain including whiplash
  • Back pain
  • Upper and lower limb problems, including shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot
  • Post surgical rehabilitation, e.g. joint replacement, arthroscopy and revision
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Arthritis and other degenerative conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Neurological
  • Pre and postnatal problems

We provide rehabilitation for our own hospital patients as well as palliative care for the following conditions:

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  • Complex pain syndromes
  • Reduced exercise tolerance
  • Musculoskeletal impairment
  • Neurological impairment
  • Lymphoedema

We have a fantastic gym open to the public, opening times are Monday – Friday 8.30am- 10am and 4pm-6.30pm. Saturdays 8.30am-4.30pm

Annual fees, staff and volunteers £10, members of the public £20. Price per session, staff £1, members of the public £2. (Inductions to the gym and disclaimer forms must be completed prior to using the gym).

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For regular exercise classes please click here

The department services are commissioned by NHS Great Yarmouth & Waveney. Patients can be referred to us by their GP (we are on Choose & Book) or they can self-refer by completing our self referral form. Physiotherapy is available free on the NHS to patients registered with the following GP surgeries:

Alexandra Road Surgery – LowestoftCrest View Surgery– LowestoftAndaman Surgery– Lowestoft
Beccles Medical CentreBridge Road Surgery -Oulton BroadCaister Health Centre
Central Surgery GorlestonCutlers Hill Surgery – HalesworthFalkland Surgery –Bradwell
Family Health Centre – GorlestonField Lane Surgery – KessinglandFleggburgh Surgery
Gorleston Medical CentreHemsby Medical Centre
High Street Surgery – LowestoftHopton SurgeryKing Street Surgery – Great Yarmouth
Kirkley Mill Surgery – LowestoftMarine Parade Surgery – LowestoftMartham Medical Centre
Millwood Surgery – BradwellNelson Medical Practice – Great YarmouthNewtown Surgery – Great Yarmouth
North Caister Medical CentreOrmesby SurgeryOulton Medical Centre – Oulton
Park Surgery – Great YarmouthRosedale Surgery – Carlton ColvilleSouth Quay Surgery – Great Yarmouth
Southwold SurgeryVictoria Road Surgery-Oulton BroadWestwood Surgery- Lowestoft

Patients living outside the area are welcome too, however they will have to pay for their treatment. For cost information please contact us.

Opening times (except for Bank Holidays): Monday to Friday 8am – 6.30pm,  Saturdays 8am – 4pm (closed bank holidays)

If you have any queries please contact the team on 01986 891674 or email


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Patient education is a fundamental part of our treatment in order to encourage and achieve patients’ independence.