Helen Tickle

Respiratory Physiotherapist

Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Helen Tickle qualified from the University of East Anglia in Norwich with BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in 1997. Since then she has worked in many area within the NHS, latterly within respiratory care and general medicine. She has been a respiratory physiotherapist at Fairfield independent Hospital since 2003.

Helen provides assessments and individualised treatments of people with disorders of the respiratory system.

Conditions include:

  • Bronchiectasis
  • COPD
  • Emphysema
  • Cystic Fibrosis

Treatments include:

  • Manual techniques to enable chest clearance
  • Breathing techniques
  • Postural drainage
  • Education and advice on self management exercises/pacing
  • Various types of equipment to assist chest clearance (acapella, flutter)