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Lander Medical Practice Physiotherapy Department

The Team

We have a small team of highly experienced physiotherapists with a wide breadth of knowledge and experience across a variety of areas. They are supported by a member of administration support staff and a physiotherapy assistant.

  • Paula Pender – Physiotherapist – PG Dip MCSP HCPC
  • Andrew Highton – Physiotherapist
  • Jane Whinney – Physiotherapist
  • Sue Ballard – Physiotherapy Admin

What we offer

We see a variety of generalised musculoskeletal conditions from acute to chronic problems.

We also are a recognised ‘Any Qualified Provider’ (AQP) for a Neck and Back Pain Service which we run jointly with the Three Spires Physiotherapy department. Patients with acute neck or back pain i.e. whiplash, stiffness, neck related headaches, mechanical low back pain, posture related back and neck pain, are seen through this pathway.

Our facilities

We have an excellent Physiotherapy unit within the Lander Medical Practice at the Truro Health Park consisting of a clinic room and gymnasium which is used for rehabilitation and some Physio led exercise classes.

Who can refer to us?

We only accept referrals to Physiotherapy from our own Lander GP’s and do not take self referral from patients or from other sources.

However, we can accept referrals from outside of the practice for our AQP Neck and Back service if patients fulfil the criteria.

How to contact us

If you would like to speak to a member of the team please ring the Lander Medical Practice number on 01872 243712 between 8.00am and 1:30pm, Monday to Friday when a member of the admin team will be available to answer your call. If you are unable to ring between those hours then please leave a message with the reception team and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Truro Health Park Back and Neck Pain Service – Lander Medical Practice and Three Spires Medical Practice

We have a team of five highly experienced physiotherapists who are supported by two physiotherapy assistants and a clerical/administration support worker.

At the Back and Neck Pain service we treat patients with back and neck pain including:

  • Whiplash
  • Stiffness and restricted movement
  • Headaches caused by neck problems
  • Mechanical lower back ache
  • Back and neck pain caused by activities of everyday life
  • Posture related back and neck pain.

Contact details:

If your concern relates to the AQP Neck and Back service then please call 01872 243712 between 8.00am and 12.00 noon, Monday to Friday (outside of these hours please leave a message), or you can email Sue Ballard our admin support staff on: [email protected]

Lumbar Spine Interface Service

A diagnostic, assessment and treatment service for lumbar spine problems

The rapid access clinic will be available at The Three Spires Medical Practice. Dr Katy Bray who is a GP with a Special Interest and Specialist Physiotherapist Janine Kennedy will offer: 

  • Specialist assessment, physiotherapy advice and education
  • Medication advice
  • Further targeted imaging (eg MRI and X-ray)
  • Referral to consultants, MDT and other services as appropriate.