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 200. She is a fully qualified sports masseur and carries out acupuncture to complement her physiotherapy treatment. 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 Doody - 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 "outside of 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 horse riding injuries and fitness.
Harriet recently got married and became Mrs Doody. Adele Carrington - 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
Combined 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. Terry Ullerthorne - Physiotherapist
Terry qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1984. He now has 37 years of clinical experience. In that time Terry has attended many post-graduate courses and he was a Clinical Supervisor on the Sheffield Hallam University Post-Registration Combined Manipulation Course.
He has worked for many years in the Public Hospital sector specialising in treating neuro-musculoskeletal conditions both in the United Kingdom and in New Zealand. Terry passed the credentialing examination of the McKenzie Institute for spinal mechanical therapy.
Terry has been working exclusively in the private sector for the past 10 years. He is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and HCPC, a former member of the acupuncture association of chartered physiotherapists, the McKenzie Institute and PhysioFirst.
Terry offers exercise prescription, Advice and Rehabilitation, Spinal and peripheral mobilisation, Spinal manipulation, Movement with Mobilisation techniques, Taping, Electrotherapy with particular emphasis on Non Invasive Neurostimulation using the Inter X technology, Lumbar stability exercises, Soft tissue massage.
Patient Message: Terry believes that no one should live a life in pain or discomfort. He has spent the last 37years of his working life in trying to alleviate patient’s suffering through exercise, mobilisation and manipulation and various electrotherapeutic modalities. The introduction of Non Invasive Neuro Stimulation using the Inter-X- Therapy device has been a revelation to Terry and improves the lives of his patients and makes his job satisfaction so much greater! He is at present investigating the beneficial effects that Red and Near-Infrared therapy has upon the body.
Terry is married with 2 grown up sons. Hobbies and interests have included flying light aircraft and hang gliding , but are now limited to more earthly pastimes such as playing the occasional round of golf and walking.
James Pearson - Physiotherapist
James has worked in healthcare since 2005 having gained a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science at York St John University and an MSc Sport Injury at Sheffield Hallam University in 2006.
James qualified with a BSc Physiotherapy in 2009, and has worked extensively within the NHS, the MOD and elite Sport. He is qualified in sports massage, manual therapy, taping techniques and acupuncture, and has a very sound knowledge in strengthening and conditioning rehabilitation for all level of injuries and persistent conditions.
James has a particular interest in the screening, assessment and management of tendon related pathologies, spine and joint related disorders, pre and post surgical Orthopaedic problems. He aims to work with clients to help them set their expectations, understand their problem, and formulate an individualized treatment plan so that people can achieve their goals.
Outside of work James has 3 children and 3 dogs, enjoys spending time outdoors and keeping active through running, cycling, swimming and strength training. He has a keen interest in all sport including Rugby, Football and Triathlon. James is also a Level 2 FA qualified coach. Joanna Wisniewska - Physiotherapist
Joanna is an enthusiastic individual with a wide background in physiotherapy. She moved to the UK in 2010 after completing her physiotherapy BSc degree in Poland (2007).
To continue her physiotherapy career and provide exceptional service to her patients, Joanna undertook a second physiotherapy degree in the UK, graduating with a 1st from the University of Bradford.
Joanna has worked in the NHS from 2011, specialising in musculoskeletal therapy, orthopaedics, chronic pain and obstetrics. She has a special interest in hand rehabilitation after working in major trauma and plastics. Additionally, she provides acute and long-term stroke rehabilitation, focusing on getting the best outcomes with individually focused treatment plans.
Joanna always goes the extra step to provide care that is focused on compassion, kindness and achieving goals with her patients. Using manual therapy, exercise and advice, her holistic approach enables patients to meet their goals for the long term.
Joanna is an active individual, quick to accept a challenge. This has led to some wonderful experiences including regency dancing, hiking in Yorkshire and attending the odd comic con. Joanna has a lively son who is equally adventurous and can often be the one choosing the adventure!
We are very pleased to have such an experienced physio join our team. She compliments our ethos of hands-on treatment combined with home exercise plans. So be prepared for more homework! 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.
Janette Warrillow - Receptionist
Janette has recently joined us as receptionist and physiotherapy assistant. Janette has a wide range of admin and marketing experience. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering at a dog rehoming centre as well as doing craft related hobbies.
Debbie King - Receptionist
We are pleased to welcome Debbie to our Reception team as our new receptionist and physiotherapy assistant.
Debbie has a wealth of marketing and customer service experience. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her Husband and Son.
Emma Teather - Receptionist
Emma has recently joined our reception team as our Saturday receptionist. She is a keen gymnast and regularly competes for her gymnastic club