FREE family fun day at Hillsborough Park Sat, 18 May-join us on the bouncy castle, challenge us at tug of war, meet the clown - not Sarah before you ask ;) There'll be dancers, refreshments, treats for the kids and much more. We'll be joining the Sacred Heart Church of Hillsborough who have kindly put this event on. A community spirited event and our staff will be on hand to offer free advice for any niggly injuries or perhaps offer help on how to stretch correctly? Just ask. More details can be found here https://www.facebook.com/events/329574763811637/
The good news is that we are for the fifth year in a row keeping our prices
the same. We have managed to do this because of your
continued support and 'word of mouth recommendations' which means that we have
been able to swallow increasing running costs because of increased patient
numbers. We have had to look at our non-essential services very carefully
though such as our credit/debit card facilities. Following consultation
with our patients, we have no alternative but to introduce a small charge for
our credit/debit card machine for the patients that use this
We recently consulted with our patients to establish whether our expensive credit/debit card machine was still viable/required, as it has become increasingly more expensive. The patients that took part in this survey told us that they would still like the service, even if it meant paying a small charge. Some patients told us that they wouldn't mind paying by cash or cheque if it meant paying extra.
With effect from 2 April 2013 patients using this facility will be charged at £0.50 each per transaction. American Express will continued to be accepted but at a charge of £1.50.
There are several cash machines located near to the clinic below:
You can pay still pay by cheque or cash free of charge. As stated, we haven’t raised our treatment prices in five years so please be assured that we are doing everything we can to keep prices to an absolute minimum.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support.
We formally welcome to our clinic Matt, our new physiotherapist. An experienced physiotherapist who has previously worked at Middlesborough FC and also BMI Healthcare, we're delighted to be able to offer you an introductory offer with him.
It is that time of year again when the talented Disney on Ice team are due in Sheffield at the Motorpoint Arena to entertain our children (and us!). Here at Sheffield Therapy Centre, we would like to thank the team for offering our patients a discount for certain shows. Thanks for using our physiotherapy and massage services too in the past, it is very much appreciated and we wish you all an injury-free tour this time round.
Here are the details:
1st & 2nd price tickets for the 4pm performance on Thrusday 22 November and 6.30pm on Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 November 2012.
Tickets for Thursday 22 November at 4pm will be priced £12 and £8 (usually £17 & £13).
Tickets for Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 at 6.30pm will be priced £17 and £14 (usually priced £22 and £19).
How to purchase tickets:
Please call the Box Office on 01142 565656 and quote 'Plan It, Disney on Ice Poster Promotion' - please speak to the Motorpoint Arena for any specific booking terms and conditions. These prices are correct at time of publish (26/09/12) and Sheffield Therapy Centre can not take any responsibility for bookings.
Sheffield Therapy Centre - Physio / Massage Patient - Trickshots Rob
Here is one of our physio patients' Rob Brown (with consent) displaying his outstanding talent at one of his golfing shows. Now wonder he is in such demand. Will he or won't he? Take a look for yourself. Thank you Rob for your continued support and patient loyalty. We're looking forward to cheering you on on the 29th of September at Renishaw Golf http://www.renishawparkgolf.co.uk/ A few more videos can be found at You Tube via the Aspiration Group.
Here at Sheffield Therapy Centre we are always looking for new training courses to keep our physios up-to-date with the latest in research and evidence based treatments. We've been busy booking various training courses around the country as well as organising and delivering in-house training.
Having watched John Bishop's ordeal for this year's sport relief, it inspired Mark, Sarah and Spiderman (almost Rudolph!) to run the Sport Relief Mile. Lucas's first ever race and he managed the majority of it at an impressive speed - not bad for a 5 year old. Sarah ran it with a sweater on, sunglasses on her head and a rucksack. She didn't think it through. Mark ran it with ease and for a tiny part of it, a 5 year old on his shoulders. Sssshhhh, don't tell anyone. Great fun and all for a good cause.
Well, we often say there is never a dull moment in our Gleadless clinic but when three of Sheffield's sporting legends dropped by - we were certainly pleased to accommodate them. Thank you to Michael Vaughan for the signed poster and for being every bit as lovely in real life as he comes over on camera. Thanks to Clinton for always being kind, fun and taking time to chat to us. Thanks to John for the tickets to Lakeside - all together now "One hundred and eeeeiiiiiiggggghhhhtyyyyyy"
Sheffield Therapy Centre is committed to the development of our physiotherapists and keen to learn new theories. Plenty of potential new courses for next year and the Asics course looks excellent. Our physiotherapists are highly experienced, however, with new research coming out, it is always important to develop knowledge.
Do you want to get fit but are fed up of the gym? Why not try Sheffield legend Clinton Woods's boxing
fitness classes. These come personally recommended by our clinic owner/manager Sarah. It may seem a little daunting to attend a fitness class run by a former world champion boxer, but honestly - if Sarah can tackle it, most people can! The classes are very hard work but extremely effective giving an all over body workout and burning some serious calories. It is also fun! Click here to download the timetable. Please remember this is up-to-date at time of upload.
Ever wondered what it would be like to run in a Spartan Race? Need something a bit different to get motivated for fitness or just fancy a challenge? Click here to read James Hope-Gill's account of being a Spartan! Should you wish to join in, you will be required to sign a very detailed waiver and we at Sheffield Therapy Centre take absolutely no responsibility for any injuries sustained as a direct or indirect result of this article! I'm sure you'll agree though, its a fantastic read and the photo's are amazing.
Want to wish our physio Mark good luck for his Spartan Race in Birmingham this weekend. A bizarre father's day gift to him but one he'll never forget. He's had a fair few injuries and has probably had more physiotherapy input than Micheal Owen, Jamie Redknapp and Freddie Flintoff put together so all the best Mark!!
Took our staff out on a black tie event and treated them to a nice meal and evening's entertainment with Alexandra, classical violinist (As Seen on Britain's Got Talent), Steve Symon - fantastic swing vocalist and also the mesmerising Ben Z Magician. Confident that sat bang next to the magician Sarah & Mark would see every trick unfold, we couldn't have been further from the truth. It left us wondering whether he'd managed to temporarily tamper with their eyesight too. One thing is for sure, the 1.3 carat diamond ring and Brietling watch that were up in the silent auction were kept well away from this talented trickster. Not sure the insurance company would swallow a magician making them disappear! We had a great night bonding and also won a signed SUFC shirt, an overnight stay from the Rutland Hotel and a case of wine! Not bad and all in a good cause. Thanks to Nick Johnson who MC'd for the evening and also Andrew Scott Clarke photography for taking some great shots.
Seems to be a favourite saying of ours - "never a dull moment" - but there really isn't. It would appear that the former professional golfer Mark Roe was happily minding his own business and googling sports physiotherapist when he stumbled upon our very own, Mark Roe - sports physiotherapist! He was amused at the name - and delighted at our Sheffield location being a local and all that so contacted him! Had some great banter on the phone and we look forward to seeing him. He said "Two famous Mark Roe's from Sheffield" - our Mark replied "To be fair, one Mark Roe is quite a bit more famous than the other!" Well, as much as we love our Mark Roe - he is right there......
Never a dull moment passes in our clinic! We would like to thank Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean for the pleasure of allowing us to provide massage therapy services to them. It was an honour and thoroughly enjoyable. They were extremely nice to Mark & James (our physiotherapist & masseur) - don't you just love it when your childhood heroes are fantastic in "real life?!" The added bonus were the complimentarty guest tickets and back stage passes. Photo's here (couldn't get a good piccie of them in action - they were just too fast!)
It is not very often that Sarah is left speechless, but this patient enquiry
left her stunned - almost to the point of wondering if it was genuine. We
all know the power of the internet and that once a website is up and running
absolutely anyone can view it. However, we were not prepared for the
determination of one particular enquiry!! Our customer catchment has just
taken on a whole new turn. Whilst it has not been unknown for people to
travel to our clinic from all over South Yorkshire and
surrounding areas, we certainly didn't expect a determined young boxer to
travel to us from the Highlighands of Scotland, INVERNESS!! This is an
extroadinary 850 miles round trip for a physio appointment!!!!!!
Pete Williams, aspiring Scottish boxer was so fed up with his long list of injuries that were not being sorted he took to the internet and decided that distance was not going to be an obstacle to him, he just wanted a passionate physio who could give him answers and who'd had experience with professional boxers (Mark has worked with local legend Clinton Woods, Sheffield's Liam Cameron, Jamie McDonnell and many more). This is how he discovered Sheffield Physiotherapist, Mark Roe smiling back at him from his computer.
Pete came all the way to see us from bonny Scotland and we are still in shock that he travelled so far to see our staff. It is extremely flattering that he did such extensive research and out of all of the clinics in that HUGE area between Sheffield and Inverness, he chose us. He booked into the St Pauls Mecure and yet another story emerges - after having a swim he got talking to a lad who was going to none other than a boxing event (Scotland vs England in the GB Championships) in the hotel that evening to which he managed to bag the last ticket! What's the chances of that?
We absolutely could not pass up the opportunity to give him the works when he came down to see us and booked almost an entire day out to see him checking him from top to toe - even our Chiropractor, Dr Mike Bates came into work on his day off and gave him a thorough assessment. We've also given him a full report to take to a local physio to work with him but he is insistent that he will be back again later in the year to see Mark as he was so impressed and grateful. It seems we have a new friend in the form of this fantastic lad who isn't going to let distance and injuries get in his way - indeed, we're treating him to ringside tickets and a night out for a boxing event where Jamie McDonnell (European Champ from Doncaster) will be one of the headliners. All the best to a wonderful lad who truly made us smile last weekend. Google - you've take us to a whole new level!
Well, despite the age and weight ratios being against the ex-Donny Rover's boys, they showed why they were after all once professional footballers. The final score was 6-1 in favour of the ex-pros, however, the army boys certainly ran them ragged and gave them a game. Physio Mark did say he was going to take it easy as we all know he has dodgy knees and with an arthroscopy coming up, he was supposed to be leading the guys on the pitch and then making a graceful exit. The whistle blew, "his head went" and he thought he was 19 again! An heroic goal line clearance and friction burn on his knee the size of Sheffield to show for it , okay the size of a bingo dobber and it was game on! He made it to half-time and did us all proud. A great day raising over £1000 for Help for Heroes. Many thanks to all the volunteers and spectators that came out in support on a grotty day. Special thanks to SWFC's Chris Thacker who ran the line for us, Alistair Dean who was ref (and was shocked to be called Sir during the game!) and also John O'Malley photography and David Rains who took some absolutely fantastic piccies. Also thanks to the girls that collected on the day.
Final preparations are being made now for the charity football match we told you about recently in aid of Help for Heroes. Today saw us having a photoshoot with the 2 skippers from each side along with pre-match interviews. The ex-Donny Rovers youth team are taking on the army young guns and both lads are predicting a close game with charity being the ultimate winner. Who knows what will happen but already there has been a significant amount of money donated via https://www.bmycharity.com/markroesportsphysioh4hfootball so they're quite right.
Chris happily posed for photo's and the interview will be posted online soon once editing has taken place of Sarah's giggling fits and frankly some daft questions! In all seriousness though, hope you can come or donate via the above link as in our opinion, this is a very very worthy cause indeed.
A night on the tiles with his ex-team mates, and our Sports Physio Mark thinks he's Zinadine Zidane. It would now appear that the old boys from Doncaster Rovers youth team are going to pull their boots on for the fantastic cause of Help for Heroes and take on the Army football team from the Fourth regiment royal artillery LAD - (mechanics & technicians responsible for repairing equipment). Mark has put himself forward as Chief Organiser of this match so watch this space for an afternoon of worthy football on 27 February 2011 at Gosforth Fields, Dronfield http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/dronfield/. Thanks to them for being so fantastic in providing a free pitch for the event. If you or anyone else can help with anything, please do let us know on email@example.com. Be great to see you, but if you can't attend and agree it is a good cause, please donate if you can at https://www.bmycharity.com/markroesportsphysioh4hfootball. A timely announcement considering our city should be proud of soldier Karl Ley who won awards for his courageous work recently.
It seems like only last week that we booked our Christmas celebrations, and now they've been and gone! What a great night - the comedians were fantastic and had us literally crying with laughter! At one point, a blue serviette was used to wipe away the tears and it bled smearing blue streaks all over Sarah's face! (Oh well, at least she was in company colours!) Well done to everyone that turned up in the snow and arctic conditions!
Sarah & Mark were delighted to attend the 153rd gala dinner celebrations for Sheffield FC at Baldwins Omega. A fabulous night and the charity auction raised valuable funds for Boots for Africa. Here is a photo of them "Backing the Bid" - lets hope that come December, FIFA are giving England, and in particular, Sheffield some great news about the world cup in 2018!!
We officially launch our facebook and twitter pages today with the help of Hallam FM and in support of Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice. We are hoping to gain a miniumum of 1000 Facebook and Twitter fans and if we do, we'll be giving £500 towards this fantastic appeal.
We're hoping to pack our posts and tweets with useful facts and information on health and sports and also let you know when we have special offers or events. All you have to do is click the links on any of our pages (Twitter is on the Home Page) and start being a fan or follower! To give us a better chance of hitting the 1000 mark, please also suggest us to all of your friends telling them they'll be raising funds for Bluebell Children's Hospice just by simply clicking!!
As an added incentive (as if you'll need one!) you can also apply for a £10 voucher for Physiotherapy or Sports Massage if you have any aches and pains that need seeing to. Just request your voucher through our wall - simple!
Good luck to Hallam FM and Bluebell Wood and we thank goodness that Lucas (Sarah & Mark's little boy) is a happy and healthy little soldier. Happy 4th birthday today Lucas!!
Star worker of the month goes to James Marvin, our Sports Masseur for working at the Great Yorkshire Run in Sheffield and helping such a wonderful charity. It was a close call for the winning spot with just one second in it! Congratulations to everyone that took part in the run - there were lots of tired aching legs in need of James's fantastic services.
Who on earth could be thinking of Christmas celebrations already? Well, having lost out on the Last Laugh Comedy Club last Christmas, Sarah our Practice Manager was determined not fall for the same trick again this year! Unbelievably, almost all of the tickets are already sold out for the one we're going to! So, she's not the only one to be so organised!
Sarah and Maria are delighted to be attending this fantastic charity race night in aid of Cystic Fibrosis at the Royal Victoria Holiday Inn. Hope they are as lucky in the raffle this time too. Here are some of the team at the last charity event at Sheffield Wednesday's ground.
Mark is in training with Chairman Richard Timms of Sheffield FC. They are both aiming to get fit for a charity climb of Killimanjaro. It is only the highest mountain in Africa, so all the best gentlemen! You can do it!
Mark, Paul, James and Tom supported yorkshire's Cash for Kids charity and provided the physiotherapy and sports massage for the celebrity charity football game at Doncaster Rovers' ground. The Hollyoaks team were victorious with the final scored being 3-2 but the real winners were the region's needy children as the game raised almost £15,000 in donations.
What a week it has been for our Physiotherapist/Partner Mark and Practice Manager/Partner Sarah. Mark has spent the week in London working for Fulham Football Club providing physiotherapy services to the Soccer Aid 2010 teams for the game at Manchester United's ground at Old Trafford. We have some fantastic photo's including the aftershow party and will upload them asap. If you want to take a peek, check out our facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sheffield-United-Kingdom/Sheffield-Therapy-Centre-Sports-Injury-Clinic/123246551026471?v=photos&ref=sgm#!/album.php?aid=18083&id=123246551026471
In the meantime, if you can spare any pennies, you can still donate at http://www.unicef.org.uk/
Mark Roe of the Sheffield Therapy Centre and Mark Roe Sports Physio Academy was one of only four Physio's selected in the entire country to work with Robbie Williams on this years UNICEF and Soccer Aid 2010 event. The lucky four were selected via Fulham Football Club's medical team and Mark was the only northern lad to be picked.
The event involved spending a week in London training and preparing the celebrity players and ensuring that they were all in as fitter state as possible. Mark was assigned to the Rest of the World team which was made up of the likes of football royalty such as Zinadine Zidane, Luis Figo, Ryan Giggs, Henrik Larsson, and celebrities Nicky Byrne & Shane Filan of Westlife, Gordon Ramsay, Woody Harellson, Joe Calzaghe, Gethan Jones, Mike Myers, Martin Sheen, Patrick Kielty, Brian Lara and many more. The England team was of course captained by Robbie Williams and he was accompanied by Alan Shearer, Jamie Redknapp, Paddy McGuinness, Nicky Butt, Bradley Walsh, Ricky Hatton, Olly Murs and again, many more! A completely surreal week which, to work with just one of these people would have been amazing, but spend an entire week with them was unbelievable.
Once the training in London was finished with, it was up to Manchester to prepare for the big game at Manchester United's ground at Old Trafford. Again, full of surprises - an impromptu tour of the ground led by Manchester United legend, Ryan Giggs was a particular highlight for Mark as well as meeting his hero Zinadine Zidane. Without a doubt, this was the most exciting game of Soccer Aid so far and went to a nail-biting finish with penalties. Goalies Patrick Kielty and Jamie Theakston were awesome in their performances, but the match winning penalty came from the unlikely source of the Rest of the World team and Hollywood star Woody Harellson who didn't even know where to place the ball to take the kick! The important thing was that he knew where to kick it and knocked it past the goalie to clinch the Rest of the World's win - maybe Mark was their lucky charm as they had never beaten England before.
As if this had not been good enough, Mark was then invited to the glitzy VIP aftershow party with wife, Sarah. The organisers had hinted that the Physio's were only invited to the crew party only but once Gordon Ramsay got wind of this, there was never any doubt which party the Physio's would be at. Having spent a week ensuring the fitness of the players, Gordon realised the importance of the Physio's in the Soccer Aid team and in his words "without you lot, we wouldn't be on the pitch!" What a man. A little bit of straight talking and maybe the odd curse - and the golden tickets were in hand in a flash! There was an absolutely amazing turnout for the party, with wall-to-wall celebrities - even comedians such as Al Murray, John Bishop, Jimmy Carr were all there. There is an old saying that you should never meet your heroes as you'll probably be disappointed. Well, there is always an exception to the rule. Mark spent a week with his hero's and Sarah got a cuddle from Jamie Redknapp AND Nicky Byrne - what more could a girl ask for? Doubt she has washed her hands since! As usual with Sarah though, there is always a catastrophe of some sort and she managed to stand on Nicky's foot with her very high, and very pointy shoes but thankfully, he saw the funny side and was more disturbed at the fact he'd missed TWO penalties!
When Mark began his studies many moons ago it involved lots of voluntary work in care homes and endless studying – quite rightly too. That hard work is now paying off and when he met Pele a couple of years ago when he worked the game for Sheffield FC vs Inter Milan, he did not think in a million years that that experience could be topped. It just goes to show that you never know what is round the corner for Sheffield Sports Physiotherapist, Mark Roe. Raising two millions pounds for UNICEF, quite simply, this was a week that dreams are made of.
A huge thank you to Fulham FC's medical staff for inviting our Sports Physiotherapist, Mark Roe to aid them for the week for Soccer Aid 2010 in aid of Unicef and masterminded by Robbie Williams. A celebrity football match with England versus the Rest of The World. Hosted at Manchester United's football ground - further details can be found at http://www.unicef.org.uk/
Thanks to Paul Winterman of Web Lynx who came to see us today to give us additional training on our website. After discovering we were using a website browser from circa 1954, his IT skills saved the day. Look out for our very own You Tube channels coming soon...
Should you also need IT or web design, check out www.theweblynx.co.uk
We are delighted to have been invited as VIP guests to the City Hearts Fashion Show on 19 June 2010. Tickets are priced at £10-£12 and this is for a great cause. Sponsored by Handley Brown solicitors and George Sampson will be performing too. Definitely up Sarah's street and all in aid of City Hearts. Fashion fans check out http://www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk/event
The turn of Pop music today and although we can be regularly heard humming along to tunes and sometimes catching Mark dancing in the kitchen, we were stumped today. A disappointing 2 out of 5 dashing any hopes of victory leaving a mountain to climb in the final 2 days!
It was day 2 of the quiz with Real Radio today - the nerves haven't settled yet but thankfully, we've done ourselves proud again today! It was Physio Mark's turn to take over on the phone and we got 5 out of 5 again which we were really happy with (and shocked!) but unfortunately, the 'manager's special' bonus question eluded us! Ghost Hunting on Living is not really our thing - obviously!
We took part in our first ever radio quiz today (Monday 17th). Ian stood in for a poorly Pete at Real Radio and we plumped for current affairs - nervously! Sarah did us proud (with the team's help of course!) We think we had a bit of beginners luck as we got all of our questions correct - including the bonus question! A fluke? No doubt, but a great start nevertheless! The pressure is on to keep it up! Get well soon Pete, and please go easy on us tomorrow!
We've been asked to spread the word by our friends at Rotherham Utd Ladies FC that there is an opportunity to gain some valuable experience by working with their team on a voluntary basis. This may suit a final year physiotherapy student also. For further information please contact the first team manager , Paul Durrands firstname.lastname@example.org
At last, we have our new website! We also have our new logos for Sheffield Therapy Centre and the Mark Roe Sports Physio Academy. Hope you like them, we do!
Mark attended a training course at the Sheffield United ground with guest speakers from Nike, the Great Britain and Winter Olympics Physiotherapy Team and Gary Lewin, England Physio. As Mark is our Head Sports Injury Physio, we felt this was a course not to be missed. The course included the development of Nike running shoes, treatments of tendonopathies and ruptures of the Achilles Tendon (such as the injury David Beckham has suffered). Before you ask Mark, you’re too busy with your physio patients here to go off with the England squad!
Sheffield Therapy Centre staff attended this fantastic event hosted at the Sheffield Wednesday ground. It was a great excuse to get the glad rags on and indulge in the odd tipple. We all had a fantastic evening in support of two very worthy charities. Our luck was in too as Maria (receptionist), Sarah (Practice Manager) and Mark (Head Physiotherapist) all won prizes in the raffle!
Sheffield Therapy Centre would like to congratulate Sheffield’s very own darts player for making it to the Darts World Championships at Lakeside. In particular, a big thank you to John for wearing our clinic badge during his interview on BBC1 raising our profile on national television. Good luck with the darts John 'Boy' Walton!
Sheffield Therapy Centre is proud to support the NSPCC and Sarah was a willing participant in their first Aerobathon at Ponds Forge in November 2009. As a loving mum, this charity strikes a chord with Sarah and she was more than happy to attend as a volunteer for the night. The action-packed 2-hour aerobics session was attended by existing gym members and by some staunch NSPCC supporters who raised desperately needed funds. This was the first event Sarah had volunteered at and she had an amazing time, especially rewarding as the donations received has gone to this fantastic charity. Thanks to the instructors that made her use muscles not used in years!"
Thank you to Muse for one, asking Sheffield Therapy Centre to provide massage therapy to them when they were playing at the Sheffield Hallam FM Arena, two for putting on an absolutely stunning show which our sports masseur James Marvin had the pleasure of seeing and three, to Chris Wolstenholme for posing for a photo. Also for being a “top bloke” whilst chatting to James about Rotherham United. Thanks also to the Sheffield City Hall, the Lyceum and the Hallam FM Arena for your kind assistance.
General and older news stories
As well as treating our general public, we have also been very busy in other areas. It’s all busy, busy, busy at Sheffield Therapy Centre & Sports Injury Clinic!
This month has seen us providing therapy services to the world famous professional Cirque du Soleil when they performed at the Sheffield Hallam FM Arena. Also, the Head Physio is still providing his services for Sheffield FC. They recently hosted a star-studded celebrity football match in aid of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Mark provided his services free of charge for this worthy cause. Present at the game was the legendary Chris Waddle, John Sheridan, David Hirst, John Beresford, Tommy Craig, Scott Sellars and Clinton Woods as well as many others. The All Stars played against a team of actors from Emmerdale, Hollyoaks, Shameless, Dreamteam and the Doctors.
There is also a lot of Continuing Professional Development taking place with specialist training from the sports company Asics, and also First Aid refreshers from St John's Ambulance.
We're also undertaking a customer service questionnaire exercise. All customers that provide us with their valuable feedback will be entered into a prize draw at the end of the year.
Thank you to all of our customers for keeping us in business during these difficult financial times, we do truly feel lucky to have you. Thank you also for the giggles that some of you give us, that really is an added bonus of the job!
Thank you for reading!