physiotherapists in bristol


Improving your health, well being and quality of life

Physiotherapy works with people to identify and maximise their ability to move and function with comfort and ease.

“I combine my diagnostic and practical knowledge with my professional and interactive skills every day, and recognise that psychological, social and environmental factors can have an impact on movement and function too. My goal is always to focus on the individual and offer an ethical, effective treatment. If I identify that onward referral, e.g. to an orthopaedic consultant, is appropriate I can help you to arrange this.”

Sarah has over 30 years experience having trained at Bath School of Physiotherapy she initially worked in London before moving back to the south west where she has worked with physiotherapists in Bristol and Bath in the NHS whilst establishing her own practice.

Sarah has worked with the spinal surgeons at North Bristol NHS Trust for  15 years. This not only means she’s absolutely up to date with the latest innovations regarding the treatment of back and neck pain, but also that she has excellent links with specialist orthopaedic services.

Fully committed to continuing professional development, she is a chartered physiotherapist, and a member of Physio First (set up in 1952 to promote the highest standards in clinical practice in private practice); the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP) and the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP).

Specific skills include:

•    Diagnosis of your condition
•    Hands on joint manipulation and mobilisation techniques
•    Trigger point release
•    Therapeutic exercise, e.g. core stability, strengthening and flexibility
•    Acupuncture for pain relief
•    Soft tissue work
•    Electrotherapy, e.g. ultrasound
•    Postural realignment
•    Workplace assessment and advice
•    Biomechanical foot assessment and gait analysis

If you have a musculoskeletal condition which you would like to resolve effectively, Sarah would be delighted to hear from you! For endorsements of her skills and experience, click here.

Exercise in warm water is often a useful rehabilitation tool post operatively and for some chronic conditions.  Healthy Hydrotherapy at Southmead Hospital offers this facility with specialist trained physiotherapists.


Physiotherapists Bristol

Sarah Holmes Health – Improving your health, well being and quality of life.

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    To book an appointment call 0117 907 7722, email or fill out the form below and Sarah will get back to you as soon as possible.

    “I have seen Sarah many times for physiotherapy with acupuncture for a recurring shoulder issue, and not only have her treatments been greatly, and immediately, beneficial, but she is a warm, friendly compassionate and highly professional  physiotherapist who manages to make the visit a pleasure – even when something is sore or tight. I have also sampled her NLP and hypnotherapy treatments, which had a positive knock-on effect in reducing tension, thus easing stress in the shoulder area.”
    Jenni, Bristol

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    click here.

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