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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

Did you know all Nuffield Health physiotherapists are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and are registered with the Health Professions Council.

Here in Chester, our physiotherapy team work closely with the comprehensive physiotherapy department at our neighbouring private hospital and have excellent links with local orthopaedic consultants both privately and within the NHS.

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 is effective in the treatment of a range of muscle, joint and nerve conditions.

How can physiotherapy help me?

Our expert physiotherapists use a combination of advice, education, exercise prescription and manual therapy to help people in a variety of ways:

  • Rapid diagnosis of injuries or pain conditions
  • Improved recovery from illness, injury or surgery
  • Better management of ongoing health conditions
  • Improved functional or sporting performance
  • Reduced risk of future illness, injury or disability.

Our physiotherapists offer expertise in a wide variety of different specialist areas including:

  • Pain or disorders affecting the spine (back and neck)
  • Shoulder and upper-limb rehabilitation
  • Hip, pelvis and lower limb rehabilitation (knee, ankle etc.)
  • Management of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid conditions
  • Persistent pain management programmes
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Running gait analysis
  • Injury prevention programmes for the upper and lower limb
  • Women's health physiotherapy.

All Nuffield Health physiotherapists in Chester are involved in regular training, auditing and professional development activities. This ensures that they can deliver the latest, evidence based approaches and techniques to ensure you are getting the very best treatment available.

Gym members in Chester receive a 20% discount

  • Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym members in Chester receive a 20% discount off their physiotherapy treatment
  • Free gym trial available during your physiotherapy treatment
  • We are approved by most major private medical insurers
  • Clients can now book their initial 45 mins physiotherapy appointment online.
Kirsty Chalmers Physiotherapist About

Kirsty Chalmers

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Kirsty completed her physiotherapy training at the Queen Margaret University Edinburgh in 2003 and gained valuable experience within NHS hospital and GP settings before joining Nuffield Health in 2013. She has undertaken extensive post graduate training in areas including acupuncture, manual therapy and kinesiology taping.

She is experienced in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal problems including spinal and orthopaedic conditions, sports injuries, post-operative rehabilitation and persistent pain. She also has a degree in Sport Rehabilitation and has a particular interest in lower limb rehabilitation.

My Qualifications

  • MSc (pre-reg) Physiotherapy
  • MCSP
  • HPC registered
  • BMAS registered
Jane Doughton Physiotherapy Deputy Lead About

Jane Doughton

Physiotherapy Deputy Lead

How can I help you improve your health?

Jane qualified from Keele University in 1996 with BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. Jane worked in NHS outpatient departments and orthopaedic ward settings in the UK and in private practices in Australia.

Jane works as a Physiotherapist at the Nuffield in Chester and has done for the last 16 years and has wide and varied experience. Jane completed a Post-graduate diploma in Manual therapy at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2004.

Jane has a keen interest in patients with head, neck and facial pain and also have experience with vestibular rehabilitation therapy. She works closely with the Local Breast surgeon and treats post-operative breast surgery patients.

Jane is a keen runner and coaches male artistic gymnastics.

My Qualifications

  • MCSP
  • SRP
  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy
  • HCPC and AACP registered
  • PG Dip Manual Therapy
Nina Flanigan Physiotherapist About

Nina Flanigan

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

I specialise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy with a special interest in sports injury prevention and rehabilitation.

I have worked across different NHS sites in the UK, and at a private clinic at the University of Keele. I have also worked abroad at a private clinic in Iceland. Joining Nuffield Health 5 years ago at Aberdeen’s Fitness & Wellbeing Gym I moved to the Chester Fitness & Wellbeing Gym in Dec 2014.

I am fully trained in Acupuncture and alongside full-time work I am also studying for an MSc in Neuromuscularskeletal Physiotherapy.

Sports and fitness have always been an important part of my life. Before moving to Iceland I rowed competitively for Royal Chester Rowing Club for many years. I also enjoy racketball and keeping fit.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Physiotherapy
  • MCSP
  • HCPC reg
Amy Gregory-Cowx Physiotherapist About

Amy Gregory-Cowx

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Amy completed her physiotherapy training at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2010. Prior to this she gained a degree in Sports Rehabilitation from the University of Salford.

Amy has gained extensive experience in private practice, sport and hospital settings. She is experienced in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions including spinal and sports injuries, orthopaedic conditions and post-operative rehabilitation.

Amy has a particular interest in lower limb and spinal rehabilitation. She is also a Pilates instructor, trained with the APPI and regularly teaches classes for all levels of ability.

My Qualifications

  • MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation
  • HCPC
  • Member of the CSP
  • Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute (APPI) Instructor
Jenny Hartley Physiotherapist About

Jenny Hartley

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Jenny graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2007 and started in her first post at the University Hospital Aintree NHS Trust later that year.

She gained a wide variety of experience over the 9 years working in the NHS, and as a senior physiotherapist developed a special interest in orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation, in particular total knee and total hip replacements. Jenny also enjoyed working in aquatic therapy in her post, using the properties of exercise in water to benefit the recovery of orthopaedic patients, and undertaking the Intermediate aquatic therapy Course in 2011.

Jenny joined the staff here at Nuffield Health in January 2016, undertaking some outpatient work, but mainly based as our inpatient Physiotherapist on our ward working with patients before and after surgery.

Outside of work, Jenny is a keen baker, making occasion cakes for friends and family and participating in local college courses to improve her techniques. She has also recently started running, undertaking her first ever 10k race this summer raising money for charity.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • MSCP
  • HCPC Registered
Llywela Thomas Physiotherapist About

Llywela Thomas

Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Llywela graduated from the University of Wales Cardiff 1978 and since qualifying she has worked in both the NHS and Private sectors in South Wales, North wales and the North West.

She has worked in most aspects of physiotherapy over the years and has worked for Nuffield Health for 21 years, mainly on the ward.

Llywela also works in the NHS with rehabilitation and neurological in and outpatients and her main interest is in elective orthopaedic.

My Qualifications

  • Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • MCSP
  • HCPC
Kerry Wildman-Sebborn Physiotherapy Clinic Manager About

Kerry Wildman-Sebborn

Physiotherapy Clinic Manager

How can I help you improve your health?

Kerry graduated from Keele University in 2005 where she has worked in the NHS and private sector in a variety of settings before joining Nuffield Health in 2010. Kerry is a specialist women’s health physiotherapist which includes chronic pelvic pain and antenatal / postnatal physiotherapy.

Kerry has also completed her APPI Pilates certification and holds classes for a variety of levels including postnatal. As well as working clinically, Kerry manages the physiotherapy and health screening department.

Out of work Kerry enjoys playing tennis, going to the gym and spending time with her family.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons)
  • Member of the CSP
  • HPC registered
  • APPI Matwork Certification
  • Reformer Pilates on the mat
  • Affil MPOGP

Opening times: Monday: 11:30–20:00;
Friday: 07:30–16:00

Chester (Gym) Physiotherapist

Wrexham Road, Chester, CH4 7QP

03450454845