Physio in Wakefield

About Us

When you first visit Back In Action you will be greeted in our reception by one of our three dedicated receptionists and invited to take a seat in our comfortable waiting room with a daily newspaper and magazines. There is also a toy box to keep children entertained so don't worry if you have to bring them along. Chilled drinking water is available within the waiting room, and tea or coffee is available on request. On a good day you may even be offered a biscuit!

We have an extensive car parking facility on site which includes two dedicated disabled parking spaces, taking the hassle and stress out of your visit. Access can be gained via a ramp, allowing full access to everyone. Whether its a sports injury or back pain in Wakefield we are confident that we will be able to help you.

Back In Action is fully equipped with the latest electrotherapy equipment, and our fully equipped rehabilitation gymnasium is used extensively as part of nearly all of our treatments. In addition to this we have a separate room that contains an isokinetic dynamometer, which we use for assessment, rehabilitation and research within musculo-skeletal medicine including sports injuries.

All of our therapists are actively involved in post-graduate training, ranging from Diploma courses through to PhD. Our experienced staff also provide post graduate training to GPs and other physiotherapists, as well as lecturing at university.

Our appointments are normally 30 minutes although it may be the case that an initial assessment and some other rehabilitation sessions can last 60 minutes or more. For more information contact one of our friendly staff today who will be more than happy to make an appointment for you during our opening hours listed below:

  • MONDAY 8:00am - 8.00pm
  • TUESDAY 8:00am - 6.30pm
  • WEDNESDAY 8:00am - 9.00pm
  • THURSDAY 8:00am - 8.00pm
  • FRIDAY 8:00am - 6.00pm
  • SATURDAY 9:00am - 3:00pm

We look forward to hearing from you.

The New Back in Action!

It's taken many months of upheaval, mess and hard work but finally we can unveil Back In Actions brand new look! With a ground floor reception and toilet we are now fully disability friendly. The extension has created 3 new treatment rooms also on the ground floor. We've extended our car parking facility meaning that even during our busiest times all visitors vehicles should be accommodated. A massive thank you to Ryan Gomersall at Your Build LTD and all his workers for doing an amazing job on the project, all of us here at Back In Action can't recommend you enough!



Dr Horsley's treatment room

Dr Horsley's treatment room

Treatment room

Dr Horsley's treatment room

The fabulous team that made all of this possible

​The fabulous team that made all of this possible





Isokinetic Machine

Isokinetic Machine

Sandal Podiatry

Sandal Podiatry has been providing effective and professional clinical services for over 25 years. Founded by Gary Foley - Principal Podiatrist, Sandal Podiatry is very proud of its team of highly skilled clinicians who deliver a comprehensive range of clinical interventions to provide relief for painful feet and sports injuries.

They are able to provide diagnosis and treatment of biomechanical problems usually including prescription of orthotic devices within one consultation.

Being co-located in association with Back In Action Physiotherapy enables a multidisciplinary approach
to the rehabilitation of patients with sports injuries.

The clinic is situated next to Sandal and Agbrigg rail station and has ample free on site parking.

Our team are members of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and are fully registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

HCPC registration enables our patients to claim partial reimbursement from contributory health schemes.

g.b. foley and associales

In-house Therapy Service

in-house therapy

Thomas Therapy & Coaching

Dr Christine Fiddler, PhD, MNCP, D.A. Hyp, Mindfulness

John Fiddler, MBA, Hypnotherapy, NLP, Mindfulness

Thomas Therapy & Coaching – is a highly qualified psychotherapy, hypnotherapy and mindfulness practice now based within Back in Action. Dr Christine Fiddler PhD and her husband John Fiddler run the practice. We operate to high standards and a strict code of ethics as stipulated by the British Institute of Hypnotherapy as well as the CNHC - the Complementary Natural Healthcare Council and the National Council for Psychotherapists.

Thomas Therapy treats both adults and children (aged 8 years plus). We specialise in treating adults for anxiety, phobias, panic attacks and offer pain management. We also provide support with managing your weight and smoking cessation. For children we can help with anxiety (learning and exams), stress relief and coping strategies and Nocturnal Enuresis (Bed wetting).

We offer a practical approach to therapy, giving our clients the ‘tools’ they need to manage conditions and ‘get their life back on track’.

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