Paediatric Physiotherapy

Children in a circle enjoying paediatric physiotherapy

Harpenden Physiotherapy’s aim is to offer every family a specialised, evidence based service. This is tailored to your child’s needs and yours as a parent. Without the constraints of the NHS, we have the luxury of spending as much time with you and your child as we need in order to get the most out of them during paediatric physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

How We Work and Our Aims

At Harpenden Physiotherapy we have a specialist musculo-skeletal Paediatric physiotherapist called Helen Goodson, who has 30 years experience in treating children over the age of 8 with  orthopaedic conditions, including the following:-

  • Gait anomalies
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Orthopaedics
  • Sever’s
  • Perthes
  • Flat feet
  • Back pain
  • Fractures
  • Osgood-Schlatters
  • Growing pains and associated muscle tightness
  • Ankle sprains
  • sports injuries



Children can be seen at the Harpenden clinic or on Saturday mornings in her home clinic in Blackmore End

Please contact us should you have any queries.

How Can You Contact Us?

If you would like to find out more about how our paediatric physiotherapy  can help your family needs and work with you to help rehabilitate your child’s problem, please call us on 01582 761448 or get in touch.

How are we ensuring that our practice is safe during the COVID-19 situation?

According to current COVID-19 information and advice, Harpenden Physiotherapy are taking the following measures to protect all those visiting the clinic:


  • Providing all visitors access to alcohol-based hand sanitizer upon entry and exit.
  • Increasing the frequency and thoroughness of cleaning around the building.
  • Reminding all visitors of the importance of personal hygiene and best practices, such as regular handwashing, which are displayed on posters throughout the clinics.

For more information on our health & safety practices please read our COVID-19 information guide.

Treating ankle sprains

Paediatric Physiotherapy

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We are very proud to announce that Harpenden Physiotherapy has been acquired by The Carter & George Practice, co-owned by England Rugby International, Jamie George.

The Carter & George Practice look forward to building on the excellent reputation of Harpenden Physiotherapy, and are committed to ensuring minimal disruption in your care.

To find out more about The Carter & George Practice, please click here.

To book an appointment in Harpenden, please call 01582 761448 or email

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