About the clinic

The Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic was set up by Robert Mandel in 1991 It is located within Market Chambers, a superb Victorian building situated right in the centre of Ramsbottom. Although there are steps at the front entrance, flat access is available via the side entrance.

Free parking is available both in front of the building and in the nearby Market Place car park.

Sports Injuries now make up around one fifth of the caseload at the physiotherapy clinic. As an enthusiastic (if not particularly talented) distance runner, Robert developed an interest in sports related injuries. He is keenly aware of the need for a rapid effective treatment to aid return to full fitness and performance whatever your sport.

Physiotherapy Services to Business.  Musculoskeletal disorders are the commonest occupational illnesses in the UK accounting for the loss of some 9.5 million working days pa. Working with a physiotherapist can help your company keep people productively at work and return them to work quickly.

Longstanding Pain is a huge problem both to individuals and society in general. Around  12 - 25% of people suffer chronic pain. Physiotherapy can play a major part is helping sufferers of musculoskeletal conditions to control and manage their long term pain.

About Robert Mandel
Chartered Physiotherapist, BA, MCSP, HPC Registered

Robert Mandel retains a strong commitment to the NHS. He continues to work as a Senior Physiotherapist at Fairfield General Hospital where he is involved in educational, research as well as clinical work. His particular interests are in the treatment and prevention of lower back pain, whiplash injuries and psycho-social approaches to many longstanding conditions.

Robert also works in an occupational health setting, providing a physiotherapy service for a company producing textiles for the John Lewis Partnership. He is involved in providing ergonomic assessments and in the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries.

Robert Mandel is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, the Organisation of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice (Physio First), the Physiotherapy Pain Association, and the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics.

Robert is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

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