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Your initial 45-minute appointment involves an assessment and treatment. We assess your pain and symptoms to determine the cause of these symptoms, then recommend a treatment plan for you and begin this treatment. Follow-up appointments are 30 minutes. Your physiotherapist will advise how many appointments you will need but you can stop treatment at any time.

  • Non Member

    Initial Assessment - 45 minutes / Follow Up - 30 minutes
  • Members

    Initial Assessment - 45 minutes / Follow Up - 30 minutes

What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a profession whose aim is to encourage and support the return to normal following illness, surgery, disease or trauma. It can be effective in the treatment of a range of muscle, joint and nerve conditions.

Our physiotherapy team at our newly refurbished Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital use a wide range of techniques such as manual therapy and exercise prescription to maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain and prevent disease.

We offer expertise in upper limb and hand rehabilitation, pain management programmes and post-surgical recovery. Our physiotherapists are also trained in Pilates, acupuncture and joint manipulation, carrying out thorough bio-mechanical assessments.

Simon and Phil provide comprehensive assessments and treatment plans tailored to your needs. They will look at your medical history and carry out a thorough physical examination to determine the best course of action to get you back to your best as quickly as possible.

Our physiotherapists based in Cambridge are highly qualified and experienced in treating a wide variety of conditions, including:

  • Sports injuries (Rugby, Football, Skiing, Cricket)
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Musculoskeletal conditions (hip, shoulder and knee)
  • Post-surgery rehabilitation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Vestibular conditions
  • Chronic pain, Fibromyalgia, ME

Our physio's employ a range of different physiotherapy methods to meet the requirements of the patient, including:

  • Exercise and conditioning plans
  • Manual therapy (mobilisations / manipulations)
  • Sports massage
  • Post-operative management and rehabilitation
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Taping techniques
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Pilates
  • Acupuncture for pain and musculoskeletal injury

Physiotherapy clinic times and costs:

  • Monday: 09:30 - 19:30
  • Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday: 10:30 - 20:00
  • Thursday: 09:30 - 19:30
  • Friday: 07:30 - 17:30
  • Initial assessment: £65 non-member / £52 member (45 mins)
  • Follow up appointment: £40 non-member / £32 member (30 mins).

How are Nuffield Health different to other physiotherapy clinics?

  • Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym members in Cambridge receive a 20% discount off their physiotherapy treatment
  • Free gym trial available during your physiotherapy treatment
  • Patients can book initial appointments online anytime of day or night
  • We are also approved by most major private medical insurers.
Sarah Charlton Physiotherapist About

Sarah Charlton


How can I help you improve your health?

Mrs Sarah Charlton has 20 years experience working in paediatric orthopaedics and a background working in sports injuries prior to that. Over this time she has specialised in treating children with growth related problems, joint hypermobility and rehabilitation following sports injuries.

Mrs Sarah Charlton aims to work with children to manage their problems, improve function and maximise their potential. This will have a beneficial effect on fitness levels.

She also specialises in the field of spinal deformity. Working alongside three spinal surgeons, treating patients with scoliosis, managing back pain, preparing patients for scoliosis surgery and rehabilitating them afterwards.

My Qualifications

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • State Registered Physiotherapist
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Sports Medicine Diploma
Simon Margot Physiotherapist About

Simon Margot


How can I help you improve your health?

I qualified as a physiotherapist from the Brighton University in 2000. Since then I’ve worked in a variety of roles in NHS hospitals, GP clinics, for the army, and sports clubs.

With my extensive experience, I’m trained in a practising a range of techniques and will use identify the best treatment plan for your circumstances and goals. In my spare time I enjoy running.

With a background in sports, I personally understand the demands that sports/exercise injuries place on us all.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Member of HCPC
  • Member of CSP
  • Member of AACP
Phil Owen Physiotherapist About

Phil Owen


How can I help you improve your health?

During my career I’ve gained experience working in a variety of clinical settings within the NHS and private sector.

I use a range of techniques including acupuncture, manual therapy, soft tissue techniques and sports taping. I have also completed training in pilates, which I incorporate into treatments when appropriate.

I enjoy treating patients with a range of conditions, from sports injuries to post-surgical rehabilitation.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Member of HCPC
  • Member of CSP
  • Member of AACP
Karen Reay Physiotherapist About

Karen Reay


How can I help you improve your health?

Since qualifying in 1988 I have worked extensively in both in the NHS and private sectors , gaining experience in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries both sports and non- sports related.

I have a special interest in neck and lower back conditions and enjoy incorporating clinical pilates into my treatments. I am also experienced in the rehabilitation of knees and shoulders post surgery.

My Qualifications

  • Grad Dip Phys
  • Member of MCSP
  • Member of HCPC
  • Acupuncture Foundation course - ALIED
Cambridge Hospital Physiotherapist

4, Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AF


Opening times: Monday: 09:30 - 19:30;
Tuesday: 08:00 - 17:00;
Wednesday: 10:30 - 20:00;
Thursday: 09:30 - 19:30;
Friday: 07:30 - 17:30