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I have a question about my physiotherapy treatment

Why would I have private physiotherapy treatment?

Physiotherapy isn’t just for athletes or those recovering from sports injuries. In fact, it can be used to treat other common conditions, including:

  • Musculoskeletal issues
  • Joint pain in your back or neck
  • Other overuse injuries
  • Rheumatic problems
  • Post-operative rehabilitation including hip and knee replacements

What happens during physiotherapy?

During the first visit to our Kent hospital, your Physiotherapist will take the time to talk to you about your condition, carry out a thorough physical examination and discuss your goals for recovery.

They’ll put together a physiotherapy treatment program, tailored to your needs, ranging from gentle mobilisations and strengthening to therapeutic pain relief and soft tissue techniques. These techniques are combined with exercises and education, to help you manage your recovery for the longer term and aim to help you to try and prevent your injury reoccurring.

What physiotherapy treatments are available?

We provide the following:

  • Personal exercise and self-management programmes
  • Hand therapy
  • Pilates
  • Manual therapy
  • Myofascial release / Sports massage

How can I get a referral for physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy as a private patient

If you’re self-funding your treatment, you can refer yourself directly with no need for a letter from your GP. Book an appointment with our Physiotherapists in Kent at a time to suit you by calling our Private Patient Team on 01580 363158 or by completing our online booking form.

If you’re using your private medical insurance, please follow their guidelines and contact our Private Patient Team on 01580 363158.


Physiotherapy as a Benenden Health Member

If you’re a member of Benenden Health, you can access physiotherapy treatment directly by contacting Member Services on 0800 414 8100.

You'll be given an appointment for a telephone consultation with Vita Health to assess your needs. At this stage, you may be provided with guided self-management or face-to-face physiotherapy. If in-person treatment is recommended, a member of our Patient Administration team will contact you to arrange an appointment with a Physiotherapist.

Membership also entitles you to access Vita Health's virtual classes, which include strength and balance sessions as well as chair-based exercises.

How much does private physiotherapy cost?

View the Physiotherapy section of our pricing page or call our Private Patient Team on 01580 363158 to find out more about the cost of seeing our private Physiotherapists.

Sports injury care at Benenden Hospital

Sports injury care

Whether you're an amateur or a professional athlete, sports injuries can be a frustrating and painful part of participating in physical activity.

That's why we offer a wide range of self-pay treatment options - so you can get back to taking part in the sports you love.

Physiotherapy for back pain at Benenden Hospital

Our Physiotherapy team is here to help you get back to the life you love. In this video Physiotherapy lead, Jordan Dehara, talks about how physiotherapy and keeping active can help prevent back pain. 

Rehabilitation exercises

Same day physio exercises

Discover exercises to perform after your hip and knee replacement surgery.

Same day hip and knee surgery exercises

Total knee replacement physio exercises

Discover exercises to perform as part of rehabilitation after total knee replacement surgery.

Rehab exercises for total knee replacement

Total hip replacement physio exercises

Discover exercises to perform as part of rehabilitation after hip replacement surgery.

Rehab exercises for hip replacement

Shoulder surgery exercises

Discover exercises to perform as part of rehabilitation after shoulder arthroscopy surgery.

Rehab exercises for shoulder surgery

Using your crutches

Our series of videos shows you how to use your elbow crutches to walk or go up and down stairs safely.

Walking and using the stairs with crutches

Floor-based exercises for back pain

Our simple floor-based back exercises and stretches can be done at home and can help reduce back pain.

Watch our floor exercises

Chair-based exercises for back pain

Lead Physiotherapist, Jordan, demonstrates some seated back exercises and stretches which may help with lower back pain.

Seated exercises for back pain

Physiotherapy for back pain

Physiotherapy lead, Jordan Dehara, talks about how physiotherapy and keeping active can help prevent back pain.

Physiotherapy for back pain

Meet the Physiotherapy team

Mr Jordan Dehara

Jordan Dehara

Physiotherapy Lead

Jordan's interests include sports medicine, shoulder injuries, lower back pain and other chronic conditions.

Mr Bart Albrycht

Bart Albrycht

Senior Physiotherapist

Bart works as Inpatient Senior Physiotherapist based on Bensan Ward providing Physiotherapy for our elective patients.

Annie Cruse, Senior Physiotherapist at Benenden Hospital

Annie Cruse

Senior Physiotherapist

Annie is a Senior Physiotherapist at Benenden Hospital with a specialist interest in musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapy.

Malgorzata Mauriange

Malgorzata Mauriange

Senior Physiotherapist

Malgorzata's interests are in orthopaedics and neurology.

Mr Louis Wicking

Louis Wicking

Senior Physiotherapist

Louis's interests include rehab for sporting injuries and preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation.

Contact us about private physiotherapy treatments

It's easy to book online or by giving us a call.

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