With our many years of experience and high standards of service, Action First Physio is the only logical choice to treat your muscle and joint pain. We understand that every client is unique, so treatments differ greatly. This is why we work closely with each and every one of our clients so that we can properly understand their needs. This allows us to tailor their treatment plan to their individual requirements.
Lower back and other common muscle problems can be agony and really disrupt our daily lives. Action First Physio can help you to get back on your feet and teach you techniques to gradually improve your condition. Our clients come to us from all over the surrounding areas including Goole, Thorne, Monk Fryston and Selby and many recommendations come from satisfied clients.
Whether you are looking for support with sports injuries, after a road traffic accident, work related injuries or age related problems, you can call and speak to one of our therapists for free advice on
01405 949134. A Team of Fully Qualified Physiotherapist's
Our friendly team are all highly trained and fully qualified members of HPC and CSP. With their many years of experience and wealth of knowledge you can be assured that you are always receiving only the highest standards of services available.
Kirsteen Deakin - Physiotherapist / Practice owner
Kirsteen graduated with a BSc in Physiotherapy in 2005 and is now a fully qualified sports masseur and carries out acupuncture to complement her physiotherapy treatment. She has recently returned to part time work following the birth of her daughter Emily. She has a wealth of experience including paediatrics, musculoskeletal problems, post joint surgery, arthritis and occupational conditions.
As a passionate sportswoman herself, taking part in Triathlons, running half marathons and joining in the Pilates classes here at Action First, Kirsteen understands the stresses and strains that come alongside a range of different sports. Hazel Teather - Physiotherapist
Hazel graduated with a BSc in Sports Science before completing an MSc in Physiotherapy and Acupuncture. She has worked in the NHS and has a wealth of industry knowledge and experience including musculoskeletal, orthopaedics, rheumatology, acupuncture and can offer one to one and group pilates sessions.
Outside of work Hazel spends time with her two daughters and is involved with their gymnastics club. Harriet Gowthorpe - Physiotherapist
With a BSc in Physiotherapy, Harriet has a wide range of experience: from paediatric, musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions in the community and acute hospital setting. She also worked in hospitals and health centres in Africa as part of her training, working in a developing country enabled her to gain a wealth of experience working with trauma patients and having to think outsideof the box. In addition, she has continued her specialist training in paediatric, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions.
Harriet is an avid show jumper competing at National level, this provides her with a good understanding of horseriding injuries and fitness. Anika Southcott - Physiotherapist
Anika graduated with a BSc honours in Physiotherapy in 2004 and is also a fully qualified Swedish masseur. Currently on maternity leave from the NHS Anika has 7 years experience as a senior paediatric physiotherapist, and has knowledge of treating musculoskeletal, orthopaedic and rheumatological conditions in babies, children and adolescents.
In her spare time Anika has taken part in Triathlons, ran half marathons, enjoyed climbing and Yoga but her greatest challenge to date has been raising twin boys. Anika has delivered Physiotherapy services at the London 2012 Paralympics and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games and so has a working knowledge of many different sports. Adele Carrington - Physiotherapist
We are pleased to welcome Adele to our team as our new physiotherapist.
Adele has experience in stroke and surgical rehabilitation, especially around walking and getting back to day to day activities. A knowledge of women's health including incontinence and obstetric physiotherapy as well as working in sport both professional and amateur, adults and juniors Combine with over twenty years massage experience Adele is able to offer our clients a holistic experience. Focusing on your goals and expectations from physiotherapy. Her hands on approach compliments our ethos and will provide those who suffer with osteoarthritis, womens heath issues or need rehabilitation after an injury, surgery or illness with a treatment plan based on individual needs and goals. Adele is a keen runner and hiker usually motivated by the reward of cake and coffee at the end. Always willing to take on a challenge or adventure. She recently returned from Ghana where she volunteered as a physiotherapist in the countries third largest hospital. She still found time to hike the waterfalls and tribal caves and canoe to see the wild elephants in the national park. Ian Martin - Sports Therapist
Ian is a fully-qualified exercise referral specialist, sports massage therapist, personal trainer, sports nutritionist and British Athletics track and field coach. He has a PhD in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, an award-winning Master s thesis exploring the relationship between long hours and stress, and a first-class degree in English. He works with a broad range of clients, from enthusiastic beginners to experienced elites, helping them identify their goals, minimise injury risk, and structure their training, nutrition and lifestyle to maximise fitness, health and wellbeing potential.
In his spare time, Ian remains a competitive athlete. You can find him most Saturdays at Selby parkrun chasing down an 80% age grading before enjoying the weekend with his family. Christine Crimmins - Receptionist
Christine joined Action First Physio in 2011 as a Receptionist and Physiotherapy Assistant and is a valued member of the team. She has a keen interest in socialising with her local Darts team, travelling and spending time with her family and dogs.
Emma Laughton - Receptionist
Emma joined us in 2018 as a receptionist and physiotherapy assistant. Emma enjoys spending time with her Husband and three boys. She also volunteers in the local community working with the Rawcliffe bridge section of 1st Snaith and Rawcliffe Bridge Scouts.
Mia Boyle - Receptionist
Mia recently joined us as a Saturday receptionist following a weeks work experience shadowing the Physios. She did so well we offered her a job !! Mia attends Holy Family Catholic school where she is Head Girl. In her spare time Mia swims for York City Baths club training 8 times per week. She is 15th in England for 50m Free and 13th in Britain for the 4x100m free relay.