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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

Why choose The Physiotherapy Clinic at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital?

Conveniently located

Based in the heart of Leeds city centre (just five minutes’ walk from Millennium Square), The Physiotherapy Clinic at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital can provide physiotherapy treatment for a wide range of conditions. 

We invest in our staff

With minimum three-years’ experience our physios are all Health and Care Professions Council and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy registered.

Clinical Governance is extremely important for Nuffield Health and regular CPD, auditing and training ensures that all our physiotherapists within the department are using the latest, evidence-based treatment modalities to ensure that you are receiving the best treatment available

Additional access to a wealth of expertise

Being based in Yorkshire’s largest independent hospital, Nuffield Health is unique in that we offer: a range of different services to provide a joined up, complete approach to healthcare. This includes:

  • AlterG rehabilitation treadmill
  • Cardiology
  • Dietician
  • Gait analysis
  • Physiology
  • Health assessments
  • Health and wellness vitamin and mineral blood tests
  • Joint pain injections
  • On-site rehabilitation gym - a quiet, on-site rehabilitation gym fully equipped with state of the art technology including cardio equipment, squat rack and free weights
  • Orthopaedics 
  • Pain management
  • Radiology (X-Ray)
  • Return to sporting activity guidance
  • Rheumatology
  • Shockwave Tendinopathy Treatment (ESWT) 
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Tendinopathy management
  • Ultrasound, CT and MRI scanning

With the Wakefield, Guiseley, Shipley, Cottingley and Harrogate gyms all within a 15 mile radius and the Nuffield Health Leeds Fitness & Wellbeing Gym only a few minutes’ walk away, we are in the privileged position to be able to offer a number of gym facilities to aid your recovery/rehabilitation.

Utilise your one month free gym membership at our nearby gyms during your treatment.

Our physiotherapists also work closely on site with the region’s leading consultants from a range of specialist areas.

What we treat at The Physiotherapy Clinic

We have expert physiotherapists who provide treatment in:

  • Upper and lower limb musculoskeletal conditions
  • Back and neck pain
  • Sports injuries and injury prevention - including shockwave therapy
  • Personal Training and 1:1 rehabilitation
  • Women’s health
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Respiratory rehabilitation
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Children's physiotherapy (Paediatrics) - please call us on 0113 388 2064 to speak with a physiotherapist before making an appointment

About Physiotherapy at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

  • We are approved by most major private medical insurers
  • Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Gym members in Leeds receive a 20% discount off the cost of their physiotherapy treatment
  • Free gym trial available during your physiotherapy treatment

When are the Physiotherapy appointments available?

Appointments available: Monday - Thursday 08:00 - 18:30  and Friday 08:00 - 17:00

How to book a physiotherapy appointment

Call the team on 0113 388 2064.

Personal Training sessions now available at The Physiotherapy Clinic, Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

David Bown is our onsite qualified Personal Trainer with a background working alongside physiotherapists with a range of specialities. The one-to-one sessions are ideal if you would like to:

  • Have your own programme developed by a Personal Trainer who has experience working alongside physiotherapists
  • Workout in a quiet gym 
  • Improve your confidence in a gym setting 
  • Lose weight and/or gain strength
  • Be in the best shape possible if you're going for surgery.
Suitable for adults of all ages and abilities. To read more about David, click on his profile below.

Sessions are 45-60 minutes and costs £40 per session. To find out more and to book, call: 0113 388 2064.

AlterG rehabilitation treadmill at The Physiotherapy Clinic, Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

The AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill™ integrates patented, NASA Differential Air Pressure (DAP) technology to create a pressurised air chamber to uniformly reduce gravitational load and body weight in precise 1% increments.

AlterG enables patients and athletes to move unrestricted and pain-free – restoring and building muscle strength, range of motion, balance, function, and fitness. 

Here are two case studies on how the AlterG rehabilitation treadmill has already helped two patients in Leeds:

To find out more about the AlterG treadmill and to book a slot, call: 0113 388 2064.

Clinical Pilates available at The Physiotherapy Clinic, Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

Are you:

  • Recovering from recent orthopaedic, spinal or gynecological surgery?
  • Sustaining any sporting injuries?
  • Keen to enhance your performance in sport? Such as running, cycling, horse riding, swimming or even gym work
  • Suffering from back pain or other joint problems?
Join our specialist Clinical Pilates classes ran by our team of experienced physiotherapists from Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital (in our physiotherapy gym on the ground floor).

Clinical Pilates timetable

  • Monday: 12:00 - 13:00 
  • Wednesday: 12:00 - 13:00 

To find out more and to book: 0113 388 2064. (Phone lines are staffed Monday - Thursday 08:00 - 19:00 and Friday 08:00 - 17:30)

Meet the team:

David Bown Personal Trainer and Physiotherapy Assistant About

David Bown

Personal Trainer and Physiotherapy Assistant

How can I help you improve your health?

David has worked as a physiotherapy assistant since 2013, starting in the NHS and moving to Nuffield Health, focusing mainly on orthopaedics. He is Level 3 Personal Trainer Practitioner qualified and combines his knowledge and experiences as a physiotherapy assistant with his love for rehabilitation and powerlifting.

Through Personal Training (PT) David enjoys helping people reach their goals, ensuring the training he sets is enjoyable and therefore sustainable. He sees a range of clients from those who are recovering from surgery or an injury, those who want to become stronger or loose weight to those who just want to improve their confidence in a gym setting. David works very closely with the physiotherapists at Nuffield Health, which is an great asset to the PT service.

My Qualifications

  • Level 3 personal trainer practitioner
  • T3 circuit training
  • CIMSPA registered
Anthony Burns Senior Physiotherapist About

Anthony Burns

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

During his physiotherapy career Anthony has worked full time in both the NHS and private settings since qualifying with a 1st in 2007 from Manchester Metropolitan University. For the last three years he has worked on a part time basis at Leeds United Football Club working as a senior physiotherapist within their academy.

Anthony is a member of the ACPSM, CSP and is fully state registered with the HCPC. He has extensive experience working in lower limb rehabilitation and also has a special interest in treating post-operative shoulder conditions.

He now works as an Advanced Level Physiotherapist for Nuffield Health in Leeds.

My Qualifications

  • BSC (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Member of the CSP & ACPSM
  • HCPC registered
Dan Garbutt Head of Physiotherapy About

Dan Garbutt

Head of Physiotherapy

How can I help you improve your health?

Dan qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2010 and began his career in the NHS, working as a junior rotational physiotherapist. This role allowed him to gain a wide breadth of knowledge across many specialties, each of which has helped to shape his practice. He has used these skills since he started working at Nuffield Health in 2014, working in both in and out-patient settings and more recently working as the outpatient clinical lead Physiotherapist.

Dan has a special interest in lower limb injury and rehabilitation, particularly in patients following orthopaedic or musculoskeletal surgery. He enjoys working closely with patients before their operations, educating them post-operatively and then guiding them through their rehab to return to sport/function. Dan also works as part of the Nuffield Health Leeds Sports Medicine and Injury clinic.

In his spare time he is a competitive middle and long distance runner, and uses his understanding of human movement and his own training experiences to help optimise his patient’s daily function and athletic performance.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Member of the CSP
  • HCPC registered
Daniel Gibson Outpatient Lead Physiotherapist About

Daniel Gibson

Outpatient Lead Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Daniel graduated in 2010 with an Honours degree from the University of Nottingham. Following this, he completed junior rotations with the NHS in Hydrotherapy, MSK Outpatients, Trauma / Elective Orthopaedics, Respiratory / Medicine and Surgical /ICU. His main focus was the MSK side of Physiotherapy and because of this he went on to take Senior Physiotherapist positions within the NHS Orthopaedic and MSK Outpatient settings.

Daniel has more recently worked privately within community outpatient and triage services. During this time he has undertaken, and continues to undertake, a variety of specialist courses and reading to ensure he is placed to offer the best evidence based care. Daniel is happy seeing a wide variety of MSK conditions and enjoys the mix of patients seen at Nuffield.

In his spare time Daniel enjoys outdoor pursuits including kayaking and mountain biking.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Member of the CSP
  • Member of the HCPC
Sophie Harper Senior Physiotherapist About

Sophie Harper

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

I studied at Northumbria University and gained experience in both the public and private sector. I completed my Junior rotations at the Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS trust including: general surgery, cardiac surgery, general ICU, general medicine, respiratory medicine and older peoples' medicine.

I provide patients with good quality evidence based inpatient care from our CCU unit down to the ward.  

Outside of work I enjoy playing and coaching netball!

My Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy
  • Level 1 Netball and Gymnastics coach

My Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Member of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Emily Jackson Senior Physiotherapist About

Emily Jackson

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Emily graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy. Throughout her career to date, Emily has gained vast experience working in both NHS and private settings. She completed her senior rotations within the NHS before specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Emily has a specialist interest in complex shoulder and knee pathologies, sports injuries and post-operative rehabilitation.

Emily also has 18 years' of dance experience, gaining advanced level qualifications in Ballet, Tap and Modern. She has previously worked with professional dancers and understands what is required in high-level rehabilitation to facilitate return to sport and exercise.

In her spare time, she regularly plays Netball in a local league and enjoys functional fitness, particularly CrossFit.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy
  • Society of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Medicine, SOMM (Modules A and B)
  • Clinical Pilates Matwork 1 and 2
Ruth Jones Senior Physiotherapist About

Ruth Jones

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Ruth graduated with an Honours degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Salford in 2017. On graduating she went on to work in the NHS before moving on to specialise in MSK Physiotherapy in a variety of private settings. She is also on her way to completing her Master's degree in Advancing Physiotherapy at the University of Salford, which will be completed in January 2023. 

Ruth has a special interest in lower limb injuries; specifically running-related injuries. Ruth has competed at an international level of mountain running and understands the demands of high-level training and the importance of strength and conditioning for injury prevention in runners. Having experienced long-term injury herself, she also understands the psychological impact this can have on athletes.

Alongside this, Ruth also enjoys rehabilitating patients post orthopaedic surgery and helping them to get back to their usual level of function and activity; whether that be walking the dog or playing sports. 

In her spare time Ruth trains and competes at road, cross country, and mountain running and tries to stay injury free by going to the gym for strength and conditioning work.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

My Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Aimee Mann Senior Physiotherapist About

Aimee Mann

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

I graduated from Northumbria University, Newcastle with a First class honours in 2019.

Since that time I have specialised in MSK physiotherapy and have had the opportunity to treat a wide range of complex MSK conditions in both NHS and private settings.

I am passionate about holistic health and wellbeing and believe in person-centred care. I aim to improve your physical health through evidenced based practice using a mind-body approach to support you to meet your personal goals throughout your rehabilitation programme.

Outside of work I prioritise taking time to maintain my physical and mental well-being I particularly enjoy the outdoors. Spending time with friends and family on a leisurely run or hike and all things functional fitness including a more recently discovered keen interest in Crossfit.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy

My Professional Memberships

  • HCPC registered
  • Member CSP
Laura Mould Inpatient Clinical Lead About

Laura Mould

Inpatient Clinical Lead

How can I help you improve your health?

With 17 years experience working in both the NHS and within Nuffield Health, Laura has been lead physiotherapist for in-patient services since 2009, working to start the rehabilitation process and get people home safely after surgery.

Her specialism is in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy, and she works with people right through from the critical care setting to cardiac rehabilitation in our fully equipped rehabilitation gym.  Alongside her role as in-patient clinical lead in Leeds, she is also inpatient and respiratory lead for Nuffield Health Wellbeing, and helps patients with respiratory problems with breathing pattern disorders and with airway clearance techniques. Laura is also part of the teaching team at Leeds Beckett University, where she lectures on physiology and cardiovascular respiratory physiotherapy for Pre-registration BSc and MSc students. 

My Qualifications

  • BSC (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • CSP & HCPC Registered
  • Member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care
  • Member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Emma Pollard Senior Physiotherapist About

Emma Pollard

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Emma graduated in 2007 with an Honours degree from The University of Huddersfield. During her physiotherapy career she has worked both in the NHS and more recently, the private sector. Her heart lies within musculoskeletal physiotherapy and throughout the years she has gained experience and expertise in the management of both common and complex spinal and peripheral conditions, including the post-operative rehabilitation of orthopaedic conditions.

She has completed a number of post graduate courses including APPI Pilates Matwork level 1, Management of Lower Limb Tendinopathies and the Successful Treatment of the Shoulder, all of which help significantly in the daily management of her varied caseload.


My Qualifications

  • BSC (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • APPI Pilates Matwork level 1
  • Member of the CSP
  • HCPC registered
Josh Slater Senior Physiotherapist About

Josh Slater

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

I am a highly experienced Physiotherapist with a special interest in the rehabilitation of sports injuries. Since graduating in 2013, I have worked in the NHS, private and elite sporting environments. I have helped people from a wide variety of backgrounds with differing goals, whether that is international athletes preparing to represent Great Britain or office workers suffering from a bad back. Using a mix of exercise prescription, education or manual therapy, I am confident I will be able to help you back to your goal.

Outside of work, I spend most of my time either playing or watching various sports and am due to start an MSc in Strength and Conditioning at Loughborough University later this year.

Working hours at Leeds Gym: Tuesday: 08:00 - 15:30 (Please note, the last available appt is 14:15 for new patients and 14:30 for follow-ups)

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

My Professional Memberships

  • HCPC registered
  • Member CSP
Laurence Wharmby Senior Physiotherapist About

Laurence Wharmby

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Laurence completed his physiotherapy training at Sheffield Hallam University in 2009 and has since specialised in musculoskeletal physiotherapy with a particular interest in the lower limb. He has gained experience working in the NHS, private practice, orthopaedic triage, occupational health, amateur rugby union and at the Paralympics.

Laurence has extensive experience managing acute and persistent musculoskeletal conditions including work related and sports injuries, in addition to providing post-operative rehabilitation.

Laurence provides bespoke evidence-based rehabilitation and training programs underpinned by a patient-centered approach. He is currently studying for a Masters degree in Advanced Physiotherapy, which has enabled him to work at a higher academic and clinical level.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy
  • BA (Hons) Educational Studies
  • Member of CSP
  • HCPC registered
Jen Willingham Senior Physiotherapist About

Jen Willingham

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

After qualifying in 2000, Jen developed a wealth of experience, working within the NHS, private practice and community, both in the UK and overseas, before joining Nuffield Health in 2009.

She has a special interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and Pilates and as an ex-international diver and now a keen runner, she enjoys treating arrange of sports related injuries.

My Qualifications

  • Sc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • APPI Pilates Instructor
  • AACP Acupuncture Foundation Course
Physiotherapy in Leeds

2 Leighton Street, Leeds, LS1 3EB


Opening times: Monday - Thursday: 08:00–18:30;
Friday: 08:00–17:00

By car: If you are using a sat nav, we suggest you use this Leeds postcode: LS1 3BR.