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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 Members

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

    Initial Assessment - 45 minutes / Follow Up - 30 minutes

What is physiotherapy and how could it help?

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 and is commonly used in the treatment of muscle, joint and nerve conditions.

Nuffield Health physiotherapists will use a wide range of techniques, such as manual therapy and exercise prescription to maintain health for people of all ages, to help patients to manage their pain and prevent disease.

We maintain strong links with many of our Derby consultants and have an excellent track record in the rehabilitation of upper and lower limb sports injuries.

In particular we treat:

  • Lower back pain
  • Lower limb injuries
  • All sports injuries
  • Shoulder conditions
  • Women's health treatment
  • Acupuncture
  • Chronic pain conditions.

Qualifications, registration and governance

All the physiotherapists that work at the Nuffield Health Derby Hospital are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and registered with the Health Professions Council.

Clinical Governance is extremely important for Nuffield Health Derby Hospital and regular CPD, auditing and training ensures that all the physiotherapists within the department are using the latest, evidence based treatment modalities which allows you to be confident that you are receiving the best treatment available.

How are Nuffield Health different to other physiotherapy clinics?

  • Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym members in Derby get 20% discount off their physiotherapy treatment
  • Free gym trial available during your physiotherapy treatment
  • Clients can book their initial physio appointment online
  • All of our physiotherapists are highly trained and members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • We are also approved by most major private medical insurers.
Vivienne Brown-Jackson Physiotherapist About

Vivienne Brown-Jackson


How can I help you improve your health?

Vivienne graduated in 1995 from the Manchester School of Physiotherapy and gained experience in a number of specialities whilst working within the NHS before specialising in musculoskeletal rehabilitation.

She has worked at the Nuffield Health Hospital in Derby for over 15 years during which time she has continued to work in musculoskeletal outpatients, she has a keen interest in exercise rehabilitation, particularly in persistent pain management and post-operative rehabilitation.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Jenny Smith Senior Physiotherapist About

Jenny Smith

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Jenny graduated from the Manchester School of Physiotherapy in 2005, initially becoming a rotational physiotherapist at Salford Royal Hospital, before returning to her native Derbyshire to start her career as an associate physiotherapist specialising in musculoskeletal and sports injuries.

Jenny joined Nuffield Health in January 2022 after a year out to have a baby. Prior to this, she spent 4 years working in private practice and NHS clinics in Nottingham as a specialist practitioner in the lower limb and the hand. Her earlier interest in sporting injuries has now broadened to include biomechanics and injury prevention.

Steven Tjon Soei Len Senior Physiotherapist About

Steven Tjon Soei Len

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Having qualified in the Netherlands in 1991, Steven spent his early working years in private practice in Holland, before working in the USA for a year covering post-trauma rehabilitation.

Steven has gained over 30 years of clinical experience, with a special interest in Shoulder, Knee, Jaw/ TMJ and Vestibular Rehabilitation.

He strongly believes in the use of evidence-based therapy and the use of exercise strategies to improve people’s lives and function

My Qualifications

  • BSc physiotherapy (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • Level 2 first aider (Rugby)
Rebecca Walker Senior Physiotherapist About

Rebecca Walker

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Rebecca trained at Sheffield Hallam University and has worked at Nuffield Health for over 15 years. Prior to this, she worked in the NHS. Her main area of speciality is female pelvic health - helping women with weak or tight pelvic floor muscles, pelvic pain, ante or post-natal complaints, incontinence, prolapses and post-op recovery.

Rebecca also enjoys treating a whole range of musculoskeletal conditions.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Curtis Williamson Physiotherapist About

Curtis Williamson


How can I help you improve your health?

Curtis qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2019, completing 3 years as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in the NHS before moving to Nuffield Health in 2022.

Before qualifying as a Physiotherapist, he completed a degree in Sports Science and utilises this knowledge of strength and conditioning to help create person specific rehabilitation programmes to manage acute and chronic pain, help increase function and aid the return to sport. These conditions may be a result of injury, post-surgery or other underlying factors.

My Qualifications

  • BA Sports Science
  • BSc Physiotherapy
Derby Physiotherapy

Rykneld Road, Derby, DE23 4SN


Opening times: Monday: 08:00–17:30;
Tuesday: 08:00–20:00;
Wednesday: 07:45–16:45;
Friday: 07:30–20.00