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Andy MacKellar

Andy Mackellar

Hydrotherapist in Ivybridge

We help people regain walking and balance after Stroke, Head Injury, Parkinsons, and Spinal cord injuries.

Background & Qualifications

Andy is one of the Devon's few physiotherapists to have trained to Second level Advanced Course in the Bobath Concept. This is the UK's and so perhaps the worlds' most respected approach to the treatment of injuries and illnesses affecting the brain. Qualified since 1983, he's worked in a variety of NHS settings, from Stroke Units to Neuro-surgical intensive care, and in the private sector more recently at the world renowned Manchester Neurotherapy Centre.
Shardi must be regarded as the county's most advanced physiotherapist working in the field of Spinal Cord Injuries. With extensive experience in NHS, Charitable and private sectors, her most important experience in the field was a long period at the Stoke Mandeville Spinal Injuries Unit.

My Specialisms

Stroke
Head Injury
Parkinsons Disease
Spinal Cord Injury
Multiple Sclerosis
Transverse Myelitis

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

Our main approach would be called Bobath, but drawing on years of experience now includes Motor Relearning, Peto, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation ( one instance where you are glad to have initials ... PNF for short ! ) Johnstone as well as Functional approach. We are problem solvers and teachers. We like to work as part of a team and will work alongside care agency carers, NHS staff, volunteers and charity supporters from the Stroke Association, Headway and the Spinal Cord Injury Association.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Acupuncture In Person £48 per 40 minutes
Physiotherapy In Person £89 per 60 minutes
Hydrotherapy In Person £95.5 per 60 minutes

Additional Rate Information

House Calls only. Our wonderful premises inside the Hydrotherapy Centre at Seale Hayne are no longer available due to change of ownership of the whole site. We can provide hydrotherapy sessions at the same centre and this is listed above. Higher cost includes the entry fees for the you and your therapist to the pool.