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Providing affordable and accessible health care

01723 507555
65 Falsgrave Road YO12 5EA

Alan Taylor BSc. HCPC reg. MCSP. LCSP reg.
Chartered Physiotherapist


To make an appointment or discuss how physiotherapy may help, please call either:


01723 507555 or 07436115667; alternatively email


Alan Taylor is a Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (MCSP) and is registered as a practicing physiotherapist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). He is bound by a code of practice and is fully insured.


Alan has over 17 years of clinical practice helping to provide relief from pain arising from muscles, tendons, ligaments joints or nerves using:

  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Remedial Massage
  • Manipulative Therapy
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Electrotherapy

Combining specialist consultation and assessment, the treatments

  • Can assist in the relief of neck and back pain
  • Help resolve shoulder, hip and other joint problems that may arise through ageing, illness, overuse, accident or injury.

When you attend for physiotherapy, the therapist will discuss your condition and agree if Diagnostic Ultrasound will enhance diagnosis and inform the treatment plan. In some cases the scan result may justify onward referral to a GP or specialist for further investigation or treatment.


Physiotherapy is ideal for the purpose of rehabilitation following stroke, joint replacement, serious injury or illness.


The manual treatment options include massage, mobilisation, manipulation, exercise. Where appropriate Therapeutic Ultrasound and Shock Wave Therapy can be applied.


Membership of Associations,
Qualifications, Professional Development

Member of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (MCSP) since 2006


Member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Neurology (ACPIN)


Member of the Physiotherapy Pain Association (PPA)


Affiliate member of LCSP register of Remedial Masseurs and Manipulative Therapists


BSc, The University of Exeter, 1974


Adv. Diploma in Remedial Massage,  Northern College of Physical Therapies, 2000


HG Diploma in Manipulative Therapies, Northern College of Physical Therapies, 2003


Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Institute of Counselling, 2012


Certificate in Health Coaching, 2007


ITEC Dip. in Sports Therapy, ITEC, 1992


Back pain, Iprshealth Web., 2017


Pain Management, Medical Education Centre, Hull Royal Infirmary, 2017


3rd Annual Orthopaedic Examinations of the Spine, Upper and Lower Limb, London Sports Orthopaedics, 2016


Palliative Care Approach, M&K Update Ltd., Cumbria, 2016


Scope of Practice

  • 17 years experience in the assessment, diagnosis , treatment and management of conditions arising from muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves.
  • Treatment of specific musculoskeletal conditions including spondylosis, degenerative disc disease, and osteoarthritis.
  • Experience in the treatment of shoulder impingement, cervical spondylosis, frozen shoulder, hip arthritis, hip impingement, knee arthritis, patellofemoral conditions, achilles tendonosis, plantar fasciitis, sacroiliac pain, lumbosacral pain, lower back pain with or without leg pain, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, carpal tunnel, cervical spondylosis with or without arm/hand pain, lumbar spondylosis with or without leg pain, whiplash associated disorder.
  • Specific understanding of Red Flag conditions and when to refer for medical or surgical opinion.
  • Successful management of pain that may be local such as soft tissue or joint pain. An understanding of the cause and management of regional pain conditions such as myofascial pain and complex regional pain syndromes. Experience of the disabling nature of widespread pain conditions such as fibromyalgia, polymyalgia rheumatic and chronic fatigue.
  • An active interest in the cause and cures of common and rare diseases particularly connective tissue disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, lupus, osteoporosis, and Paget’s disease.
  • A broad and practical experience in the management and rehabilitation of those having suffered neurological conditions such as stroke, neuralgia, post infective neuropathy (Guillain-Barre, transverse myelitis, Bell’s Palsy), multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, mononeuropathies, hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies, Parkinson’s disease.
  • Rehabilitation physiotherapy following joint replacement, fracture, interbody fusion, disc replacement, spinal decompression, ligament repair/replacement. An understanding and experience in the use of exercise to manage pain and prevent disease.
  • More recently establishing a more complete understanding of the psychology of chronic pain and the psychological approaches to its treatment.