The Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire MS Therapy Centre
We are a charity that provides a wide range of support and therapies to people living with MS
New national lockdown
You may continue to attend your appointments unless we tell you otherwise. We are offering essential health treatments in a COVID-secure environment. Please call to let us know if you do not wish to keep your appointment.
Please see our full guidelines for attending therapy appointments during the new national lockdown.
Our therapies include: neuro physiotherapy, orthotics, hydrotherapy & APS pain relief.
Our MS Specialist Nurse can help with all aspects of your MS. We offer a number of complementary therapies such as reflexology, pilates, Bowen and oxygen therapy.
Our charity, set up in 1983, provides therapies, services and support needed to enable people living with Multiple Sclerosis to self-manage their condition.
If you have MS, please come and see us – there is something here for you.
Read more on our About Us page.
The article at the MS Trust website answers many common questions and covers many topics including:
MS nurse consultations during the coronavirus crisis
If you have any questions then please do ask Emma, our MS nurse, who will be available to take your queries on Thursdays.
Please email Emma or phone 01234 325781 and we will pass on the message.
Here are our winners of the first 100 Club for 2020-2021!
And if you do spend your winnings at Amazon, please don’t forget to use Amazon Smile and donate to the Centre at no cost to yourselves. That way, we win as well
Hello from the team here at our Centre
Top row: (Left to right) Emma Matthews – MS Specialist Nurse, Frank Lobban – Centre’s mini bus driver, Swarupa Vaingankar – Fundraising Coordinator, Aniceta Klimaszewska – Centre’s cleaner.
Bottom row: (Left to right) Guy Stewart – Lead Physiotherapist, Linda Richardson – Physio and Hydrotherapy Assistant, Tracy Mckenzie – Centre Manager. Photos for more team members will be posted soon.
Attending the MS Therapy Centre
To ensure the safety of visitors and staff we have carried out a risk assessment, introduced a number of safety measures and are following the latest government guidelines to ensure we are a COVID secure facility.
Please read the guidelines before visiting the Centre
We have introduced new entrances to the Centre for specific therapies. There are also new guidelines for the car parking, face masks, temperature checks, social distancing and more.
Online seated Pilates classes
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11.30
Live Facebook classes on Tuesdays. Zoom pilates class on Thursdays. For the Zoom classes, please see this page for joining details. All welcome.
Tai Chi at home
Wednesdays and Fridays at 11.30
Join our Tai Chi teacher, Jenny, for her popular online live Facebook sessions. Please go over to the video page of our Facebook site to see the videos.
We are here for you during the new national lockdown
Counselling during the coronavirus crisis
If you are finding it hard to cope at this time, our counsellor, Gill, is available for telephone or email consultations. Please contact the Centre and we will pass on your details. 01234 325781.
Keep in touch
We really need your continued support…
During the COVID-19 crisis we continue to offer support and therapies to hundreds of people across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. We haven’t been able run most of our fund-raising activities like events, our shops, dinners and performances.
We receive no government or other form of statutory funding
It’s only through people like you that we are able to provide vital therapies and support to people with MS.
Please donate £10, £20 or more today
Most people choose to donate by credit card, using PayPal or through our secure card payment partners, JustGiving.
Please visit JustGiving.com/bnms where you can easily make a secure online donation to the MS Therapy Centre.
Now you can donate by PayPal or via credit card.
Sorry, postponed until further notice.
Please don’t bring us more bric-a-brac for the time being as we can’t store it. Thank you.
It’s flu jab time…
The seasonal flu jab can protect you against the kind of influenza most likely to be around in any one year. It’s free on the NHS to anyone with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and their partner or carer.
We are open for limited therapies by appointment only.
Please call 01234 325781 for appointments.
We can support you over the phone, or online.
Please call 01234 325781 for a nursing appointment or we can help with exercise via our virtual programmes.
GDPR – How we can contact you
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