I’ve Got A Joke About A Tendon…. (Achilles Tendon Pain)

..but it’s a bit close to the bone…..   Today we are going to cover tendon injuries (apologies for the dreadful title, but I did laugh out loud at myself writing it!). Jimmy and I have seen TONS of these injuries during and since the various lockdowns, and they can be a complete nuisance for…
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4 Myths About Back Pain

Why our discs can’t slip and 4 common myths about back pain

Today I’d like to give you an overview of my newspaper article (in the East Anglian Daily Times), in which I dispel some myths surrounding back pain. The language that some professionals use surrounding back pain can be inaccurate and sometimes scary and has the potential to simply fill a person with fear and anxiety…
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Should You Be Taking Vitamin D?

In short, regardless of your age, yes you should! Vitamin D is an interesting vitamin, because it is the only one that can be made in the body on its own – this happens with direct sun exposure and from eating some foods. It is said that between the months of May to October, most…
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Lucy Turmel Joins Alpha

Lucy Turmel Joins the Alpha Team

Lucy Turmel, Professional Squash player, has joined the Alpha Physiotherapy team as a sponsored professional athlete. Lucy Turmel competes on the PSA World Tour, and is currently ranked 36 in the women’s world rankings. Lucy who is from Ipswich, Suffolk, had an incredibly successful Junior career where Lucy was a 4 time English Junior Champion…
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Jimmy Joins Alpha Physiotherapy Full Time

Exciting news for Alpha Physiotherapy as co-director and Physiotherapist Jimmy will be in clinic on a full time basis having left Ipswich Town Football Club. Jimmy says “We are so excited to continue to grow our Physiotherapy clinic and continue to deliver the highest level of Physiotherapy care to the people of Ipswich, Martlesham, Woodbridge,…
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COVID Vaccine!

As another week over level 5 restrictions lies ahead of us, I (Lyndsey) am proud to be going into it having received my first dose of the COVID vaccine yesterday. Being a healthcare professional we are able to receive them earlier in order to protect both ourselves and those that we treat (YOU!). I had…
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Happy Birthday

It’s our birthday and we have a competition for you to celebrate!

It’s Alpha Physiotherapy’s first birthday! We have had a fantastic first year, and despite the obvious hurdles to overcome in 2020, we have had the best time and loved helping people in our local community. To say thank you to everyone who has supported us, had treatment from us, attended our online webinars and generally…
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Ice or Heat?

One of the most common questions we get asked is “Should I use ice or heat for my problem?” The answer is quite simple, have a watch to find out!
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Physiotherapist Led Pilates

PILATES CLASSES

P I L A T E S  C L A S S E S ! We are very excited to announce that as of September 23rd, Lyndsey will be running Pilates classes in Ipswich! The classes will be based at Martlesham leisure, IP5 3RJ on Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm. No previous experience of Pilates is required, and…
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How To Avoid Injury At The Gym After Lockdown

The gyms are opening – hurrah! I for one, am looking forward to having the option of using different equipment other than my trusty dumbbells at home and trying out the array of classes on offer. And of course, not forgetting have a (leisurely) swim in the pool. It’s going to look very different to…
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Reopening Announcement

Following the Government announcement this week regarding the reopening of gyms, we are delighted to announce that we are reopening our clinic inside Martlesham Leisure on Saturday 25th July! We are so excited to be able to help our wonderful clients again! If you would like to register your interest for an in-clinic appointment, drop…
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DJO & Donjoy Fitting Centre

We are pleased and excited to announce that we are now the official Donjoy and DJO fitting centre in Suffolk. Donjoy and DJO are the world renowned and global leaders in knee, ankle and shoulder brace innovation. Donjoy Knee Braces provide maximum protection for the knee joint (including for ACL injuries), making them the official…
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Online Consultations

What a fantastic few weeks it has been as we transitioned our appointments to online consultations. We have had some great feedback with clients enjoying how much improvement they can get from the comfort of their own homes. Pain and stiffness sadly doesn’t stop whilst we are in isolation, but don’t let that hold you…
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COVID19 – Physiotherapy Video & Telephone Consultations

A N N O U N C E M E N T! As you are likely aware, all gyms have now been instructed to close, which includes Martlesham leisure where we are based. This means that we will no longer be offering face to face appointments. HOWEVER, we will instead be providing a comprehensive Physiotherapy…
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