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Our physiotherapists take a holistic approach in supporting ill, injured and disabled patients to recover movement and function.

Taking a patients-centred approach, our physiotherapists work alongside a multidisciplinary team throughout assessment and evidence-based treatment.

Our physiotherapists work as part of integrated teams across outpatient, inpatient and community settings to provide services for our local population from Airedale General Hospital, Canalside, Bingley, Coronation Hospital, The Oaks Resource Centre, Skipton Hospital and Settle Health Centre.

Our MSK outpatient services provide rehabilitation through one-to-one treatment sessions, gym rehabilitation and hydrotherapy. We have specialist pelvic health, rheumatology and orthopaedic services.

We also provide specialist outpatient rehabilitation services including neuro rehabilitation, falls management, pulmonary rehab and are part of wheelchair services.

We have physiotherapists delivering rehabilitation in the community, within a patient’s own home, or within residential rehab settings, covering all areas within Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven.  Our specialist community stroke rehabilitation team work alongside our inpatient stroke team to provide specialist neuro rehabilitation as part of the stroke pathway.

Our physiotherapists also contribute to flow throughout the hospital and discharge planning by working as part of the inpatient service for:

  • Orthopaedic
  • Cardio-respiratory.
  • Medical and Acute Assessment Unit.

Our Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy team work within Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven and have physiotherapy clinics based at Airedale Hospital, Canalside, Coronation Hospital,  The Oaks Resource Centre, Skipton Hospital, Settle Health Centre and several GP practices in the region. Within this team, physiotherapy staff will provide rehabilitation of joints, muscle/tendon and spine.

Our Physiotherapists work across

Acute Therapies
Children's Therapies
Community Therapies
Mobility Services
Women’s pelvic health

Meet our leadership team

Portrait of Jo Sainty

Jo Sainty

Physiotherapy Professional Lead/Operational Lead MSK and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy.


The professional body for Physiotherapists is The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists –

All our Physiotherapists are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. For more information, please go to

For more information about our Allied Health Professions, and Therapy services please follow these links:

Allied Health Professions
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