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Every course of treatment starts with a 45-minute initial assessment to assess your symptoms, then recommend the right plan for you and begin 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. *Treatment price does not include specialist pelvic health physiotherapy appointments.

  • Non Members

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

    Initial Assessment - 45 minutes / Follow Up - 30 minutes

Physiotherapy in Cardiff - how can it help you?

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.

Physiotherapists at Nuffield Health Cardiff Bay 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 can offer expertise in upper limb and hand rehabilitation, pain management programmes and post-surgical recovery.

Our physiotherapists in South Wales are highly qualified and experienced in assessing and managing a wide variety of conditions, including:

  • Sports injuries and injury prevention
  • Back / neck pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Women’ health issues e.g. urinary incontinence, pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy
  • Vestibular conditions and headaches
  • Chronic pain
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal conditions, e.g. shoulder, hip and knee
  • Hand therapy and upper limb problems e.g. tennis elbow.

At the Cardiff Bay Physiotherapy department, we provide the following treatments:

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Sports injury rehabilitation
  • Post-operative management and rehabilitation
  • Biomechanics and Gait analysis
  • Manual therapy (mobilisations and manipulations)
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Acupuncture for pain and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Exercises for urinary incontinence
  • 1-to-1 and Clinical Pilates classes
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Isokinetic testing
  • Clinical bike fit for patients undergoing treatment

How are Nuffield Health Cardiff Bay Hospital different to other physiotherapy clinics?

  • Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym Members in Bridgend & Bristol receive a 20% discount off their physiotherapy treatment
  • Free gym trial available during your physiotherapy treatment
  • We are also approved by most major private medical insurers.
Harriet Anderson Senior Physiotherapist About

Harriet Anderson

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Harriet qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from Cardiff University in 2002.

Since qualifying Harriet has gained a wealth of knowledge and clinical experience whilst working in the NHS in an outpatient setting, treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, neck pain, upper limb and lower limb complaints and orthopaedic conditions.

During this time Harriet also graduated with a postgraduate diploma in neuromusculoskeletal healthcare from Keele University in 2010.

Harriet has experience in treating patients using aquatic therapy and also provides acupuncture for pain relief for her patients and is a member of BMAS.

Harriet treats all conditions; however, has a special interest in shoulders, having worked closely in her previous role with a shoulder surgeon.

Harriet has recently completed her APPI Level 3 and is providing her Pilates expertise at the Hospitals both 1 to 1 and in a class setting.

My Qualifications

  • HCPC
  • MCSP
  • BSC (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • BMAS
  • pgDIP Neuromusculoskeletal Healthcare
Jon Baldwin Senior Physiotherapist About

Jon Baldwin

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Jon qualified as a Physiotherapist in Cardiff in 1994 after previously completing a degree in Human Movement Studies. He is an experienced physiotherapist having worked within the NHS prior to gaining further experience in New Zealand.

Jon has worked exclusively in private medicine since 1999, with a special interest in Orthopaedic rehabilitation with a specific interest in hip and lower limb problems and running related issues. An emphasis on ensuring patients who undergo joint replacements surgery achieve optimal levels of performance is a key aspect of his approach to rehabilitation. Provision of clear expectations of the varying stages of rehabilitation is vital in order for patients to feel reassured and supported through the recovery period irrespective of age.

Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Jon also uses Isokinetic testing as part of the evaluation process of upper and lower limb strength to guide the rehabilitation programs developed alongside the orthopaedic consultants at Nuffield Health.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • BA. (Hons) Human Movement Studies
  • P.G.Dip. Sports and Exercise Medicine
Adrian Brown Senior Physiotherapist About

Adrian Brown

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Adrian Brown is a senior physiotherapist at Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospitals. Adrian qualified from Cardiff, South Wales in 1991.

Adrian managed to combine his professional career as a highly respected physiotherapist with that of a national level athlete. Continuing his sporting experience as the physiotherapist for South Wales rugby club, Newport RFC for five years and leading the physiotherapy team looking after the 1992 Olympic learning difficulties team for the games in Madrid before concentrating on his area of specialism within physiotherapy at BUPA Cardiff.

As a senior specialist physiotherapist, Adrian has undergone extensive post graduate training in manipulative techniques and rehabilitation physiotherapy protocols.

Although a spinal physiotherapy specialist, Adrian retains his rehabilitation skills in the post-op rehabilitation physiotherapy of knees, shoulders and ankles, and is one of the senior staff responsible for maintaining clinical excellence more recently his own interest in cycling has led to a professional interest in bike fit and its relationship to injury.

My Qualifications

  • Chartered Physiotherapist
  • Grad Dip Physiotherapy
  • MCSP
  • HCPC
Sean Connelly Senior Physiotherapist About

Sean Connelly

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Having qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1993 Sean then went on to play over 500 1st team games for 4 professional clubs. Having kept up his clinical skills whilst playing on retirement Sean became the Head Physiotherapist at Cardiff City FC. After 9 years at CCFC Sean left to go abroad and become Head of Sports Medicine and Performance at Geneva Sports in Switzerland. 

He returned 18 months later in 2015 to become Lead Physiotherapist at Crystal Palace FC. Sean Has also been the Lead Physiotherapist the Football Association of Wales(FAW) since 2011 and in January this year took up a full-time role as Medical Services Manager and Lead Physiotherapist with the FAW. 

Sean has a special interest in all lower limb musculoskeletal injuries, movement dysfunctions and the return to play of athletes.

My Qualifications

  • BHSc Physiotherapy
  • pgDIP SEM
  • HCPC
  • MCSP
Christina Moran Senior Physiotherapist About

Christina Moran

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Chris qualified from Southampton University, School of Physiotherapy in 2004 and commenced employment in Swansea NHS Trust where she remained for 13 years.  During this time she gained a wide scope of knowledge through junior and senior rotations settling within the musculoskeletal field, treating all types of injuries and issues. 

Chris has had active roles within sports over many years in Football and Semi-Professional Rugby.  Prior to her physiotherapy degree, Chris was a qualified staff nurse working in Accident and Emergency Medicine.

Since completion of her BSc in Physiotherapy Chris has progressed and completed her MSc in Lower Limb MSK Studies at the University of Wales Institute Cardiff in 2017 with a specialist interest in hip pain, lower limb injuries and pathologies.  In addition to this, she also treats a wide scope of other musculoskeletal problems and issues including spinal issues.   

Chris was a lead physiotherapist in hydrotherapy in her previous role and enjoys integrating this with patients as required within Nuffield Health. 

Chris has completed her APPI Level 1 training and enjoys applying this to her work place.

My Qualifications

  • HCPC
  • MCSP
  • BSc(Hons)Physiotherapy
  • MSc Lower Limb MSK studies
David Rees Senior Physiotherapist About

David Rees

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

David is a chartered physiotherapist, having qualified from Cardiff University in 2008. He joined Cardiff and Vale University Health Board on qualification and gained broad experience across many areas of practice including musculoskeletal outpatients, trauma, orthopaedics, paediatrics, neuro and respiratory physiotherapy. In 2011 he took a specialist role in Mental Health Physiotherapy treating inpatients and outpatients with musculoskeletal conditions. During this time, he also developed a specialism in anxiety management.

David joined the physiotherapy team at Nuffield Health in 2021. He has significant experience in rehabilitation following shoulder, hip, knee ankle and spinal surgery, as well as experience treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. David also has a special interest in sport rehabilitation.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • HCPC
  • MCSP
Richard Wood Senior Physiotherapist About

Richard Wood

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Richard qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 2002. On qualifying he then went on to work in the NHS largely in musculoskeletal and advanced rehabilitation until 2007. On leaving the NHS he went on to set up and run his own private Physiotherapy clinic until 2016. During this time, he supported many sporting groups such as Rugby, Triathlete, football and Martial arts clubs. He also supported local industry and the local housing association with Occupational Health Services.

Richard continues to have special interests in Sports injuries and return to sport programs and is also a registered medical for the Titleist Performance Institute assisting the golfing athlete with injury management.

Richard has worked for Nuffield Health since 2017 providing treatment of all musculoskeletal injuries and providing post-operative care for conditions such as hip and knee replacements, shoulder, spinal and ankle surgery.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • HCPC
  • MCSP
Cardiff Bay Physiotherapy

Celtic Gateway, Dunleavy Drive, Cardiff, CF11 0SN


Opening times: Monday: 08:00–15:00;
Tuesday: 08:00–19:00;
Wednesday: 08:00–19:00;
Thursday: 08:00–19:00;
Friday: 08:00–16:00