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'Exercise can be fun', physios tell rehab patients using orthopaedic hospital's refurbished gym

Photo Credit: The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Physio team Robert Fox, Michael Murphy and Lisa Perry try out the new items

Physiotherapists at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) have welcomed the installation of new items of equipment in the gym – part of £25,000 investment at the unit in Oswestry, Shropshire.

Advanced physiotherapist Michael Murphy (pictured getting to grips with the gym equipment in the photograph) said: 'Previously at RJAH, we had a limited range of dated equipment which wasn’t fit for purpose. We have already seen so many benefits to our patients using the new equipment.

'We all know the benefits of exercise, strength and conditioning in rehabilitation, however we also understand that patients can have a fear when a therapist mentions exercise and the gym.
 

'With the new equipment we’re ...


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