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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

    £65/£40
    Initial Assessment - 45 minutes / Follow Up - 30 minutes
  • Members

    £52/£32
    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.

Physio pricing at the Cardiff Bay Hospital 

  • Initial assessment: £65 non-member / £52 member (45 minutes)
  • Follow up appointment: £40 non-member / £32 member (30 minutes).

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

Jon Baldwin Physiotherapist About

Jon Baldwin

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Jon qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from Cardiff in 1994 having previously obtaining a degree in Human Movement Studies. He is an experienced physiotherapist having worked for the NHS prior to gaining further physiotherapy experience in Hamilton, New Zealand.

On his return to Wales, Jon spent two years in private practice in Cardiff, before his recruitment to the Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale Hospitals, South Wales in 2002.

Jon has experience of being physiotherapist to age group national squad and league level senior rugby and is currently involved with mini rugby as a father and physiotherapist.

Jon’s experience from his previous sports degree and his interest as an enthusiastic recreational triathlete is utilised in the assessment and management of sporting and non-sports related injuries.

A philosophy of rehabilitation back to best possible achievable for every individual irrespective of age or condition is applied from hip replacement to elite sport. Jon has a special interest in the rehabilitation and diagnosis of hip problems, specifically early arthritic hips in the younger individual.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Physiotherapy
  • MCSP
  • HCPC
Abigail Bird Physiotherapist About

Abigail Bird

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Abigail qualified from Cardiff University in 2011. Following qualification Abigail completed her band 5 rotations at Cwm Taf NHS trust and then progressed to her Band 6 musculoskeletal rotations gaining a broad experience of inpatient orthopaedics and musculoskeletal outpatients. Gaining extensive experience in post-operative rehabilitation following orthopaedic surgery.

Abigail has a special interest in both acute and rehabilitation of such patients. Additionally pain management for any type of patient is something she has experience in by offering acupuncture as a treatment to her patients.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Physiotherapy
  • MCSP
  • HCPC
Adrian Brown Physiotherapist About

Adrian Brown

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
Catherine Hext Physiotherapy Manager About

Catherine Hext

Physiotherapy Manager

How can I help you improve your health?

Catherine Hext qualified from Keele University in 2001. She then joined Cwm Taf NHS trust and was employed there until 2010. Within the NHS Catherine developed a special interest in lower limb injuries and rehabilitation. During this time Catherine completed an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy and graduated in 2008.

Catherine was recruited by Nuffield Health Cardiff & Vale in 2010. In 2012 she was appointed as outpatient physiotherapy clinical lead and managed the outpatient team at both Cardiff Bay and Vale hospital sites. Progressing from this Catherine is currently the physiotherapy manager at the Cardiff & Vale Hospitals managing both inpatient and outpatient teams.

Catherine maintains a clinical caseload at both our South Wales hospitals and is an Acupuncture practitioner and is a member of the AACP.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Physiotherapy
  • MSc
  • HCPC
  • MCSP
  • AACP
Andrew Massocchi Physiotherapist About

Andrew Massocchi

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Andrew Massocchi qualified at the Cardiff School of Physiotherapy, South Wales, in 1991. He continued his career in the Royal Navy as a physiotherapist, where he first joined as a medical assistant in 1979. He had extensive medical training as a Royal Navy Commando and saw active service in the Falklands in 1982 where he used his skills providing physiotherapy and rehabilitation for battle casualties.

Andrew worked both at the Royal Marine Commando Training Centre, Lympstone and HMS Raleigh where he became Head of Rehabilitation for all trainees and trained ranks.

In 1997, Andrew transferred to the Royal Army Medical Corps on a commission and after successfully completing Sandhurst Military Academy became head of Rehabilitation at the Army Training Centre, Pirbright as a Captain.

After 22 years of military service Andrew spent 8 years running his own private physiotherapy practice in Plymouth where he became involved with elite athletes at National and International sport. During his time there he became Head Physiotherapist to Plymouth Albion RFC and Devon County rugby teams.

Andrew has worked at Nuffield-Cardiff and Vale Hospitals since 2010 and has had the opportunity to work with the Cardiff Blues as well as treating players from the Cardiff Devils ice hockey team.

Recently Andrew has taken an interest in Hand Therapy.

My Qualifications

  • MCSP
  • HCPC
  • Grad Dip Physiotherapy
Donna Nunn Physiotherapist About

Donna Nunn

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Donna qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from Cardiff in 2005 and was recruited by Nuffield Cardiff and Vale in 2010. Prior to this she worked at Morriston and Singleton Hospitals in Swansea and with Swansea City’s Centre of Excellence.

Donna holds a post- graduate diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine and treats all forms of musculoskeletal problems. She is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists: one of two physiotherapists here at Cardiff and Vale Hospitals who provide acupuncture for pain relief.

In recent years Donna has developed a special interest in Women’s Health Problems and is passionate about providing a service which really can improve the quality of women’s lives. She treats women who suffer from pregnancy-related musculoskeletal problems and women who have problems with continence or pelvic organ prolapse. Donna has also completed her level 3 mat work APPI so is starting to provide a Pilates service at the Vale.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Physiotherapy
  • MCSP
  • HCPC
  • AACP
Nicki Phillips Physiotherapist About

Nicki Phillips

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Nicki Phillips is a Chartered Physiotherapist and a Professor in Cardiff University, Cardiff, South Wales, UK.

Nicki's academic post is mainly centred around her role as Programme Manager of the MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy. She also contracted out of Cardiff University by Sport Wales as a consultant to the High Performance Sport Support Team.

Nicki is currently President of International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy and was part of an expert panel involved in compiling international competency standards in sports physiotherapy.

Nicki completed her PhD in Cardiff University on the challenges of functional coping in ACL deficiency. Her main area of experience is in the field of sports injury management, with a specific interest in sports rehabilitation of upper and lower limb.

Sports experience includes working with the Welsh and British Weightlifting teams, professional rugby union, three Olympic Games, two Team GB Olympic Holding Camps and six Commonwealth Games. She was Chief Physiotherapist for Team GB at Beijing Olympic Games and is the Head Physiotherapist for Team Wales at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Nicki works in the Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals Physiotherapy Dept in Hensol two evenings each week bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to South Wales' leading private clinics and private hospital in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.

My Qualifications

  • PhD
  • MSc
  • FCSP
Jo Tripp Physiotherapist About

Jo Tripp

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Jo qualified in Bristol in 1995 and then worked at the RUH in Bath where she specialised in orthopaedics and outpatients. She also gained extensive experience as a hand therapist working alongside consultants in hand clinics.

Jo then worked at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth until 2008, where she continued to specialise in musculoskeletal conditions including further experience in hand therapy and trauma as clinical lead for burns and plastics.

She then moved to Dorset where she was head of department for 2 physiotherapy departments in Swanage and Wareham.

Jo has undergone extensive post graduate training in clinical Pilates and rehabilitation with the APPI (Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute). She became certified as a Pilate’s instructor in 2003 and became a presenter for the APPI between 2009 and 2012. She is responsible for the set up and running of the current Pilates for low back pain service which runs at the Cardiff & Vale hospitals.

Jo also specialises in the treatment of pregnancy related back pain offering both manual therapy and exercise based therapy to pregnant clients.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Physiotherapy
  • MCSP
  • HCPC

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

Cardiff Bay Physiotherapy

Celtic Gateway, Dunleavy Drive, Cardiff, CF11 0SN

03450454845

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