"The trade stands are a great addition to conference. I discovered and bought a couple of new products and benefitted from winning one of the prize draws so was really pleased!"

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APPI - stand 6

APPI Health Group: Beyond Mind and Movement

The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) is a world renowned leading provider of Physiotherapy and Pilates Treatment, Education and Products. From its humbled beginnings in Melbourne, Australia, APPI's unique program of rehabilitation based Pilates programs has lead the world for over 14 years.  We are committed to delivering Physiotherapy and Pilates to as many people as we can through our brilliant international partners and our APPI educational programs are now available worldwide in Australia, Brazil, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and across the USA.  

Capita PIP - stand 31

Capita PIP are currently recruiting Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists to work as Disability Assessors across the Midlands, Wales and Northern Ireland. We have full time and part time roles available and offer a starting salary of £34,000 + fantastic benefits. For more information pop over and see some of our Physios and OTS on the stand or email piprecruitment@capita.co.uk

Attainability Uk - stand 33

Attainability UK Ltd is the UK distributor of the U-Step 2 Rollator and the LaserCane, specialist products designed to reduce falls and improve mobility in people with Parkinson’s and similar neurological conditions. Come and see these unique products on Stand 33.

For more information visit www.attainability.co.uk, email us at sales@attainability.co.uk or call us on 01743 245277. Your contact at the show is Bruce Lindop.

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Graybrook Insurance Brokers - stand 15

Graybrook Insurance Brokers Limited is the UK’s leading Insurance Broker for Physiotherapists.

We have a new Criminal Prosecution Defence Cover available to members. This provides access to a 24/7 legal helpline, Legal costs up to £100,000, Includes costs of appeals, Specialist defence lawyers, all at a premium of £26 per annum. Application and details of terms & conditions are available online at www.graybrook.co.uk/defencecosts.

Please visit Stand 15 to find out about this new cover, and our full range of Physiotherapy Insurances, or visit our website for more information www.graybrook.co.uk/physio-first-members. Graybrook Insurance Brokers Limited are Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered no. 595238

Functional Fascia - stand 39

Functional Fascia, led by Julian Baker, a hands-on therapist with over 25 years’ experience, provides hands-on, human dissection classes for Integrated Allied Health Professionals for whom the study of the body forms an important part of their work. Since 2007, Julian has been leading human dissection courses throughout the UK focusing on fascia and connective tissue structures, rather than standard anatomy.  

 

Our dissection classes aim to deepen the understanding of human movement, how we get injured or stuck, and what happens to us when we do, and to use this information to benefit the clients with whom we work.

 

Julian’s classes make the understanding of functional movement accessible and easy to understand.

GUDARO Med-TECH / MEDICAL QUANT - stand 40

We are developers and distributors of Handy Cures ™, a medical device for pain relief treatments, based on Quantum Medicine (QM) and Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) technology used by DC's Chiropractors in USA, Osteopaths, Sport Therapists, Physiotherapists , Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, Rehab/ Elderly Care Centers in USA, Canada, Australia.

Handy-Cure™ is a very affordable and cost-effective LLLT device, powerful medical device (certified CE) based on synergetic effects of 4 energy sources: LLLT (Cold Laser) + Infra Red + Static electromagnetic field + Red light

10+ yrs. of Field-Proven results in rheumatic & orthopedic pain relief treatments:

  • Back pain, sciatica, joints pains, ligaments and tendons pains caused by gout, arthritis, osteoarthritis, other rheumatoid conditions
  • Athletic rehab, sport injuries, muscle strains, Achilles tendonitis, golf &tennis elbow pains,
  • Irritated, inflamed tendons
  • Body joints pains (carpal tunnel, "frozen" joins/ shoulder, elbow, knee, wrist & heels)
  • A must for any PHYSIO THERAPY Professional! 

Tel: 020 32862702 

Website: www.handy-cure.eu.com 

email: handy-cure@gudaro-medtech.com                                                                                       

**20% discount for Physio First Members**

ExorLive - stand 18

Inspiring people to move again is one of the most important jobs in the world. We are here to help you go a step further in providing the best care for your patients. 

ExorLive is a digital exercise software for creating professional exercise programmes easily. With more than 5000 quality assured exercises, you can discover new exercises and inspire your patients in new ways. 

Since 2003, we have been working hard to help professionals within rehab and fitness reduce time spent on creating exercise programmes and today, we are the market leaders across Scandinavia. Recently, we have also become available in United Kingdom.

All of our exercises are filmed in HD-video, making it easier for you to ensure higher quality in the execution of exercises – even when the patient is at home! What’s better, you get access to all exercises and functions available, such as our super-fast search engine and pre-made exercise programmes, without any hidden costs.

Driven by passion, accelerated by innovation, we want to show the world how to move.

Handspring Publications - stand 21

Handspring Publishing is a recently founded publishing house specialising in professional level books for manual therapists, bodyworkers and movement teachers including physiotherapists, massage therapists, sports therapists, yoga therapists, osteopaths, Pilates teachers, and other professionals who use touch or movement to help patients achieve wellness. Our books combine attractive and accessible presentation with a practical, evidence-based approach including latest research findings.

Amongst our most recent ground-breaking books are Medical Therapeutic Yoga by Ginger Garner, a physiotherapist who employs yoga therapy to enhance treatment outcomes for clients, and Spine and Joint Articulation for Manual Therapists by Giles Gyer et al, which covers best practice techniques for all areas of the body and all presentations.

Browse our book list and be the first to know about new books and special offers by signing up for our enewsletter at www.handspringpublishing.com.

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Imaging Innovated - stand 32

Imaging Innovated Ltd provide the very best educational events on the use of medical imaging as part of your patient's management. Our accessible education, training and support programmes can assist in your practice growth by ensuring appropriate medical imaging is utilised at the optimum time in the patients care pathway and help you to improve communications between clinical teams.  Our dedicated team of Radiologists, Radiographers and Imaging Specialists provide musculoskeletal imaging short courses, IRMER courses for referrers, guidance and support on referring your patients and hands on musculoskeletal ultrasound courses nationwide. Conference discount: We are delighted to announce Physio First members will benefit from receiving a 10% discount off any of our courses. Please use discount code PHYSF10  when booking online. Terms and Conditions Apply. Please see website for details.

  • Tel: 01636 706161
  • Email: enquiries@imaginginnovated.co.uk
  • Website: www.imaginginnovated.co.uk

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Performance Health | Formerly Patterson Medical - stand 30

Performance Health are a leading multichannel supplier & manufacturer within the global rehabilitation, recovery and sports medicine markets – enabling people to feel good, perform better and live great. Our exclusive brands include Biofreeze, TheraBand, Therapearl, Rolyan, Neen, Vulkan and Sorbothane. Visit us on stand 30 to view our extensive product range, collect free samples and enter our prize draw.

PhysioTools - stand 25

**15% discount for Physio First Members**

PhysioTools makes creating exercise programs for your clients quick and easy, saving you time, and providing your customers with the extra service that makes you stand out.

Select the exercises, customise the texts and then simply send the exercise prescription to your client using our mobile app, PT Momentum. Of course you can also email or print your handout.  Each exercise includes clearly written instructions, colour photographs and/or drawings and often videos. 

Our comprehensive exercise library has been created in co-operation with world renowned authors. We currently offer 21,000+ exercises from different specialist fields. You can easily add own content, create templates and share exercises with colleagues.

PhysioTools Online Basic offers 2,400+ exercises, evidence-based protocols, free support and updates. The annual license fee includes our mobile App that motivates your clients to exercise, provides a training diary and daily reminders.  You can also follow your clients’ training activity via PhysioTools Online. 

Painless Practice - stand 1

Painless Practice want to see a network of well-managed profitable clinics across the UK providing cost-effective private physiotherapy treatment – improving the nation’s wellbeing and providing rewarding businesses for Physio First members.

We provide group CPD on business issues, 121 business coaching and other services to help you to be part of that network of well-managed and profitable clinics.  We have helped hundreds of practices increase their patient numbers, engage their teams, plan for growth and upgrade the way they manage.  As one physio client, Stuart Paterson, said “You immediately understood the challenges our business was facing – and quickly got to the heart of what was holding it back.”  We believe in creating and celebrating success – so come to our stand to discuss what success looks like for you – and potentially win a magnum of champagne to celebrate getting there!

Online Ergonomics - suite 1

Online Ergonomics supplies ergonomic seating, desking, office accessories and assistive technology solutions. From its modern, purpose-built offices and warehouse in Beccles, Suffolk, the company uses a fleet of vehicles and its own trained and experienced installers to deliver and install goods and provide after-sales services throughout the UK.

www.online-ergonomics.co.uk

Physiotec - stand 20

Physiotec allows the creation of personalised, web-based exercise programmes and information handouts from a large professional exercise library.

As a strategic partner of Physio First, don't forget to visit them on stand number 20.

www.physiotec.ca

Phoenix Healthcare - stand 14

Phoenix Healthcare Ltd is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of physiotherapy equipment and specialist physiotherapy servicing.  We are the sole UK agent for some of the Worlds’ major physiotherapy brands.  These include Enraf Nonius, Gymna Uniphy, CSMi (Cybex Isokinetic machines) and Orthomotion CPM machines.

With over 35 years of experience in the physiotherapy market we have become the preferred supplier for many of the large private hospital groups, NHS, elite sports establishments, Universities, private physiotherapy clinics and professional football and rugby clubs throughout the UK.

Phoenix Healthcare has some of the most exciting and innovative products from around the World for the physiotherapy market – to learn more from us, please contact Pauline Beard on 0115 9656634 – or via our website www.phoenix-healthcare.co.uk

Physiolab - stand 8

PHYSIOLAB ®: a single solution for cooling, warming and compression.

 

PHYSIOLAB® specialises in human performance equipment.  Our machines deliver clinically effective compression and contrast therapies including cryotherapy and thermotherapy.

 

PHYSIOLAB® won the 2016 i-NOVO Tech Award.  This recognises the innovative use of technology, highlighting the latest advances in primary, secondary care and rehabilitation. 

 

Our award-winning Elite unit provides an intuitive clinical toolkit to support physiotherapists.  This includes accelerating soft tissue repair following injury, trauma or surgery, preventing injury in advance of activity and aiding recovery after exercise.

PPEF - stand 34

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Medserve - stand 17

Medserve is a dedicated family business, established for over 25 years as European Distributor for a world leading Taiwan medical device manufacturer of electrotherapy consumables.  Alongside our core electrotherapy offering, our expanding portfolio focusses on distributing proactive holistic therapy tools and devices, not only for professional rehabilitation programmes, but also for short or long term use in the home. We offer a totally unique selection of highly researched physical and non-invasive therapy innovations which are recommended by practitioners worldwide.

Our collection of simple-to-use and common sense tools can easily be integrated into a rehabilitation programme and ideal for a proactive exercise regime to improve and maintain posture and spinal health or management of musculoskeletal problems.  Our innovative brands help practitioners to meet the needs of the changing healthcare market.

Medi-Direct Ltd - stand 23

Medi Direct are dedicated to bringing unique, scientifically proven new therapies to market and helping improve consumer’s health & quality of life without drugs or medication. We have been providing alternative health solutions since 2002 and have come a long way since the sale of our first Paingone device. The success of Paingone has permitted expansion of our business, both in the UK and globally, we are delighted to have expanded our product portfolio to include some further globally recognized brand names, such as Fisiocrem and Posture Medic.

Come and see us at stand 23 any try these great products for yourself!

Osmond Group - stands 36 & 37

With over half a century in business and more than 20 years in the industry, Osmond Ergonomics has been supplying sit-stand desks and helping employers with agile working programmes since the 20th century. As Investors in People Gold, we ensure that all our personnel have extensive knowledge about the challenges our clients face. This allows us to look beyond furniture specification and space planning to consider the design issues that improve workplace wellbeing and productivity.

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Rushcliff - stand 19

We understand what it takes to run a busy and successfully practice, that’s why PPS is logical yet innovative software, built with you in mind.

After over two decades of working closely with private practitioners, we have developed a winning combination of comprehensive and flexible features. PPS offers a highly configurable appointments diary, detailed clinical notes, patient and third party billing, KPI reporting, marketing and much more. Couple this with the ease of accessing your data from anywhere on any device, it’s easy to see why PPS is the UK’s leading patient and practice administration software. Stop by stand 19 to see how PPS can transform your practice.

Sissel UK - stand 10 and 11

JOIN THE SISSEL PARTY!

Come and visit Sissel UK and join our 25th Birthday celebration. 

Extra special Conference offers.

25 years ago Sissel UK commenced trading with just one product, the Original Swedish Orthopaedic Pillow; although the name has changed to the Sissel Classic Pillow it still remains as popular as ever with Physiotherapists and their Patients. 

Since opening in 1992 we have grown into one of the UK’s leading supplier of orthopaedic, rehabilitation and fitness equipment.  All Sissel products are made to exacting high standards and are proven to stand the test of time.

We pride ourselves on being friendly and offering excellent customer service.

Please call at the Sissel stand where you will find Jane, Karen, Sheri and Andrew. 

TM3 - World Leading Practice Management Software - stand 7

  • Tel: 028 9099 8697
  • Email: enquiries@tm3pm.com
  • Website: www.tm3pm.com

Loved by over 10,000 happy practitioners worldwide, TM3 is modern and intuitive practice management software that helps streamline your day, so you spend less time on administration and more time treating patients. TM3 allows you to run your clinic on multiple devices (iPad, iMac, Windows etc) with seamless integration between platforms. Simple, intuitive and flexible all in one!

Whether you are a big clinic, small clinic, single practitioner, TM3 can provide you with the tools to help your practice succeed in a competitive market. TM3 is a practice management system that was designed with the practitioner in mind.

Still using paper notes? Not to worry, TM3 helps future proof practices every day. With a dedicated implementation buddy and free online training, you’ll find the transition quick and simple.

Trimbio - stand 13

We look forward to seeing friends old and new on the Trimbio stand where you can view all our latest exhibition offers.

Trimbio offers a wide range of services and products including:

  • Over 500 consumable products from resistive exercise band to couch covers.
  • Supply of new devices such as ultrasounds, lasers, and couches.
  • Reconditioned couches and electrotherapy devices.

On-site service and repair at very competitive rates.

The Microcurrent Site - stand 16

Since 1981, over 10 million people have benefitted from the clinically proven, revolutionary Alpha-Stim® technology. Alpha-Stim® offers unrivalled treatment of pain and psychological disorders.

Alpha-Stim® uses Microcurrent Electrotherapy (MET) and Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation(CES) in a unique waveform that delivers far better and longer lasting results than a typical TENS machine. Alpha-Stim® can be used to treat almost any type of pain and numerous psychological conditions with fantastic results.  

www.themicrocurrentsite.co.uk

The Profit Key - stand 29

The Profit Key are accountants who specialise in business growth for physiotherapists.

Our aim is to get you spending less time on administrating your practice and more time spent treating your patients by using our bespoke accountancy solutions.

We offer a tailored range of services which will improve your cash flow, minimise your tax burden, attract new customers and ultimately grow your business.

Visit us on stand 20 where you can learn more about our time saving accountancy software which meets the new HMRC regulations and can give your business the edge over your competition. Find out how we can help you find and attract new customers, maximise your business profits and streamline your business for the future.

You are also invited to visit us for a free business health check or simply to discuss any business concerns you may have. We pride ourselves on being a pro-active forward thinking accountants who are passionate about helping our customers grow.

 

Ravensford - stand 38

Snowdrop Paraben-Free Cooling Massage with Arnica & Witch Hazel

Snowdrop's smooth formulation takes easily to the skin to support massage. Thermographic data show an 8-10 degree reduction in temperature lasting as long as 30-40 minutes. Snowdrop also contains Menthol, Mentha Arvensis (Mint) Leaf Oil, Chamomile flower extract and Echinacea Root Extract.Unlike some other products Snowdrop is paraben-free. Dermatologically tested.

Hotspot Devil’s Claw, Clove and Capsicum Massage Rub

Hotspot provides a soothing massage with intense, long-lasting, heat sensation.  This high-strength, low mess formulation should only be applied sparingly.Hotspot also contains Rosemary Leaf Oil, Calendula Flower extract, Nettle extract and Sunflower Oil. Paraben-free and dermatologically tested. RÖWO professional therapy products are developed in Germany. Ravensford is the exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for Snowdrop and Hotspot.

Contact: Dr Nigel Atherton

www.ravensford.co.uk, info@ravensford.co.uk, Tel:0208 242 6098

Songbird Naturals - stand 35

We are the manufacturer and distributor of Songbird Massage Waxes, Reflexology Waxes and Balms. Our formulations originally come from New Zealand and incorporate a mixture of Beeswax, Olive and Almond Oil, and Essential Oils. They are a truly spill free, luxurious and healthy medium for massage. Our products are different to other massage mediums in that we concentrate on a strong, precise grip as a professional necessity. They have been trusted by professionals in New Zealand and the UK for over 30 years as the Original Massage Wax since 1984!

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Vivomed - stand 13

Vivomed is a family owned and run physiotherapy & sports medicine supply company and is delighted to be a Physio First Strategic Partner.

We have been working with private physiotherapy practises and sports teams in the UK and Ireland for over 15 years and now have one of the widest ranges of physiotherapy supplies available to our customers.

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible so please come and visit our stand and avail of some amazing offers on Levotape kinesiology tape and other products.

New for this year is the Push Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) which is already generating a great deal of interest due to its unique design, exception patient comfort and ease of use.

As a Physio First Strategic Partner Vivomed is delighted to offer all members a discount on every online order made – come and see us to get your discount code.

WellbriX Limited - stand 9

WellbriX is a modular massage system of Knuckles, Elbows and Thumbs that can be directed onto the knotted fibres that need releasing. They also work on many of the muscles of the body rollers fail to reach. The first targeted Myofascial release tool.

Portable, Versatile and Effective.

 

Our generous sponsors: 

TM3, world-leading, practice management software company are our generous sponsors of the delegate lanyards at our 2017 conference. Please do visit the company on stand number 7 or visit their commercial partner page to find out more information. 

 

 

 

Performance Health, a respected and established supplier of rehabilitation and medical solutions, are our generous sponsors of our Physio First registration Desk at our 2017 conference. Please do visit the company on stand number 30, or visit their commercial partner page to find out more information. 

Competitions:

Painless Practice - stand number one

Painless Practice will be holding a prize draw during our conference weekend for a chance to win a magnum of champagne (approx. value £75.00)! Simply visit them on stand number one to enter. 

APPI - stand number six

APPI will be running a competition for all delegates attending our annual conference to take part in – the prize will be their choice of either a place at APPI On Tour in Glasgow or Oxford (£199) or a place at the APPI Conference 2018 (£349)! Visit stand number six to enter. 

Phoenix Healthcare - stand number 14

Phoenix Healthcare will be running a prize draw during our conference weekend for one lucky delegate to win a bottle of quality champagne. Simply visit them on stand number 14 to enter! 

The Microcurrent Site - stand number 16

The Microcurrent Site will be offering a competition for all delegates attending our conference to win a total of five Painmaster units worth a total of just under £125.00! Simply visit their stand for more details. 

PhysioTools - stand number 25

PhysioTools will be offering the chance for a delegate to win 12 months subscription to PhysioTools Online Basic, which includes over 2,500 exercises, evidence-based protocols and templates, free support, updates and the new mobile App – PT Momentum.  1 licence for multiple users. Value: £129. Visit stand number 25 to enter. 

GUDARO Med-TECH (UK based)/ MEDICAL QUANT Stand No 40

We will be offering 3 Handy Cures devices free of charge to the delegates as a prize to be drawn between the Stand 40 visitors (to be chosen from the business cards gathered  at our Crystal ball @  booth 40 ) 

Trimbio - stand number 13

Trimbio will be running a prize draw to win products up to the value of £50! Visit our stand no. 13 for details!

Medserve - stand number 17

We are running a prize draw for a delegate to win £50 off a Photizo light therapy device - visit our stand to enter!

Imaging Innovated - stand 32

Visit our stand for your chance to win a fit Bit Flex worth £79.99!

Songbird Naturals

Our competition will be a clinic counter display complete with a boxes of 25 sachets of: Snowdrop Paraben-Free Cooling Rub with Arnica & Witch Hazel, Hotspot Devil’s Claw, Clove and Capsicum Massage Rub and Chamoix Natural Deer Tallow skin protection with D-Panthenol & Vitamin E. Value £60.

 

To enter please leave contact details at stand 38.