Welcome to LEGS

LEGS (Local Exercise Groups for Stroke) is a registered charity providing physiotherapy led rehabilitation in a supportive and enjoyable group environment for people who have had a stroke. LEGS welcomes residents of any London borough, at all stages of stroke recovery, who wish to increase their exercise and social participation.

Weekly Classes: Monday or Tuesday 3:30pm-5:00pm (Doors open at 3.15pm)
12 week, term time courses
Costs: £60 for 12 consecutive sessions including physiotherapy assessments
Location: 12 Chepstow Road, London, W2 5BD
Buses: 28, 31, 328 (directly outside) 7, 23, 27, 70 (within 50m)

LEGS Referral Information

LEGS runs 12 session courses of weekly exercise, group support and discussion sessions. Participants are re-assessed every 12 sessions and complete further blocks of 12 sessions if desired and waiting lists allow.

Sessions are run by experienced physiotherapists and exercises are of a moderate intensity including stretches, functional strengthening, balance and fitness, using an evidence-based approach. Our aims are to increase physical activity and social participation and improve mental health and wellbeing.

LEGS accepts self-referrals via email or telephone directly from potential participants, as well as referrals from health professionals and other colleagues working with stroke survivors. All participants must be able to achieve the following:

  • Walk up to 20m safely and independently
  • Exercise with no shoes/indoor shoes on (walking aids allowed)
  • Exercise for up to one hour, with rest periods as needed
  • Get to the class by your own means
  • Exercise for one hour, with rest periods as needed
  • Understand and respond to instructions in English
  • Complete one flight of stairs independently (if toilet access required)

Please contact LEGS if you have any concerns or questions about these criteria. We are happy to discuss everyone on an individual basis and we can make adaptations to accommodate you, where we can do this safely.

All potential participants will need to attend a physiotherapy assessment and exercise safety screening at the studio before joining the group

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