Verwood Personal training

Your goals, your targets, your dreams. We’ll start with you, and what you want to achieve. We wouldn’t even think of doing it any other way.

Some people come to us to lose weight. Others come because they’re training for a marathon, or a Tough Mudder, or to trek the trails of Nepal. Many come to get back to fitness after surgery or illness.

Whatever your starting point, and wherever you want to get to, you can count on our highly experienced, fully qualified personal trainers in Verwood to understand your health and fitness goals, talk through any issues, earn your trust, and develop a well thought out, meticulously structured plan that’s totally tailored to you.

Your plan might include one to one personal training using our specialised gym equipment … joining in one of our group sessions (always great fun) … taking advantage of the great outdoors (perfect forest training locations less than a mile away) … or any combination.

Most important, and perhaps the most beneficial for the people we train, is permanent lifestyle change – helping to build new habits that lead to better health, wellbeing and physical achievement. That’s what we mean by “changing movement, changing lives”.

Meet our Verwood Sports Therapists Ella Deeley.

Back and neck pain

Back pain, neck pain and sciatica are common conditions but with many different causes – from bad posture and falling asleep in an awkward position to repeated lifting and twisting or sports-related injuries. Tingling, numbness and aching in the legs or arms are often associated with spinal dysfunction and need to be checked out speedily.

Lower limbs

Our lower legs, ankles and feet are complex structures. The foot alone has more than 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Even if you’re not an athlete, your feet take a heavy workload to support, move and balance the rest of your body. We’ll study your symptoms closely to identify likely causes and possible treatment options which may include pelvic alignment, foot biomechanics and muscle balance.

Shoulders and arms

Wrist pain, hand pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, shoulder impingement – the list of common complaints affecting upper limbs is literally as long as your arm! Physiotherapy is ideal for retraining shoulder movement, remobilising the joint, and relieving impingement of trapped tendons. It’s the same for tendonitis in the form of tennis or golfer’s elbow caused by inflammation of structures of the elbow and with wrist and hand pain. Physiotherapy can help to reduce the pain of inflammation and retrain movement.


Many people come to us with headaches caused by stress, tension, poor posture or injury. When the upper spine and associated muscles become tight and dysfunctional, headaches can often be the result.

Sports injuries

We love all sports – but they do carry the risk of injuries (sometimes through overuse) from knee ligament problems and ankle ligament sprains to muscular strains, tennis elbow, groin pain, hip pain, and tendonitis. All these debilitating conditions respond well to physiotherapy, and we treat everyone from young footballers to professional athletes and older recreational runners. Our exercise rehabilitation programmes often involve coaches and parents who are part of the team!

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“Having suffered back pain from February which was severely restricting my activities I was delighted to see Tina for a thorough assessment. The treatment I have had has been excellent and has solved my problem. Tina has been friendly but professional and has explained exactly what she is doing and what I can do to help myself.”
– Ann Livingstone

Our three phases of care

Treat – professional assessment

We believe in working with the whole person – not just the painful area. So we’ll spend time really understanding not only your current symptoms, but your daily activities, interests, experiences and goals. This phase involves regular bi-weekly treatment, normally lasting between two and four weeks depending on the duration and complexity of your complaint. We’ll then agree with you what we see as the most likely timetable and commitment from you during the next phase.

Ready to change your movement?

We know you may want to check us out and get a feel for us before you commit! That’s why we offer any new client thinking of coming to us a short free initial assessment. Click the “Get in touch” button below to get the contact details to call or email us to book today at a time that suits you!

Our personal training team