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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

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

    Initial Assessment - 45 minutes / Follow Up - 30 minutes

Why choose our Leeds Hospital for your physiotherapy treatment?

Conveniently located in the heart of Leeds city centre, the Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital can provide physiotherapy treatment for a wide range of conditions. Within our large department and fully equipped rehabilitation gym, our team of highly qualified physiotherapists come from a variety of backgrounds, enabling us to treat issues ranging from routine problems to those that require specialist knowledge.

Specifically, we have expert physiotherapists who can provide treatment in the following areas:

  • Upper and lower limb musculoskeletal conditions
  • Back and neck pain
  • Sports injuries and injury prevention
  • Women’s health
  • Men’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

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.

How is Nuffield Health different to other physiotherapy clinics?

Nuffield Health are unique in that we offer a range of different services to provide a joined up, complete approach to healthcare. As we are based within the Hospital building, our physiotherapists are able to work closely with consultants from a range of specialist areas. We are also ideally situated in Yorkshire so that you can utilise the one month free gym membership at our nearby Fitness & Wellbeing Gyms during your treatment.

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.

Physiotherapy pricing, appointment times and booking

  • Appointments available: Monday - Thursday 08:00 - 18:30 / Friday 08:00 - 17:00
  • Initial assessment: £65 non-Nuffield gym member / £52 member (45 minutes)
  • Follow up appointment: £40 non-Nuffield gym member / £32 member (30 minutes)
  • We are also approved by most major private medical insurers.
  • Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym members in Leeds receive a 20% discount off the cost of their physiotherapy treatment
  • Free gym trial available during your physiotherapy treatment

**New** AlterG rehabilitation treadmill at 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 Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital

Read how Clinical Pilates differs from regular pilates

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 at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital (in our physiotherapy gym on the ground floor).

Clinical Pilates timetable

  • Monday: 12:00 - 13:00 with Emma Bakes
  • Wednesday: 12:00 - 13:00 with Jen Willingham

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)

Sarah Allott Senior Physiotherapist - Women's Health Specialist Physiotherapist About

Sarah Allott

Senior Physiotherapist - Women's Health Specialist Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Sarah graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2014. She began her career in the NHS as a rotational physiotherapist allowing her to gain knowledge and experience in a wide variety of specialities. Sarah joined Nuffield Health Hospital Leeds in January 2018 as a senior inpatient physiotherapist treating acute post-operative patients.

More recently she has combined this role by joining the Women’s Health physiotherapy team. Her interest within this speciality has led her to completing several accredited courses within this field and she currently has her own caseload of patients treating a variety of pelvic health conditions.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • Mummy MOT
  • POGP Pregnancy Related Physiotherapy: assessment and management of lumbar spine and pelvis
  • POGP Pelvic Health Physiotherapy: female urinary dysfunction
  • POGP Pelvic Health Physiotherapy: pelvic organ prolapse, advancing practice

My Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Health + Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy
Emma Bakes Senior Physiotherapist, Specialist Women’s Health Physiotherapist About

Emma Bakes

Senior Physiotherapist, Specialist Women’s Health Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Since graduating in 2007 from Leeds Metropolitan University Emma has worked in a variety of settings in both the NHS and the private sector. Emma initially specialised in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, specifically within pregnancy-related musculoskeletal pain. Emma now specialises in pelvic health, treating patients with a range of conditions including bladder or bowel problems, pelvic pain and problems related to childbirth or following surgery. Her background in MSK means she can assess and treat cases that are more complex within pelvic health.

Emma works closely with the Gynecologists and Urologists at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital. She is also undertaking an MSC in Continence and Women’s Health at Bradford University to further increase her knowledge in this area. Emma has undertaken her Pilates training and is a certified Pilates instructor, taking regular classes at the hospital. She has also completed additional training and has experience in ante and post-natal Pilates. She has a wealth of experience in all areas of MSK physiotherapy, Pilates and Pelvic Health physiotherapy.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • APPI Pilates Certified Instructor (Matwork 1, 2, 3)
  • Ante/Post Natal Pilates
  • Acupuncture for Physiotherapy
  • Post graduate Certificate; Continence for Physiotherapists
  • POGP Women’s Health (ante and post-natal, continence, bowels, complex pelvic floor)

My Professional Memberships

  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
  • Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy (POGP)
Allen Brown Senior Physiotherapist About

Allen Brown

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

After completing his BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation degree Allen went on to complete a MSc (Pre-Reg) in Physiotherapy. He possesses a wealth of experience and knowledge in the treatment and management of a range of musculoskeletal conditions. His main interest is the diagnosis and rehabilitation of sports injuries. 

He has a specialist interest in soft tissues injuries of the knee and works alongside Mr R Venkatesh in their orthopaedic clinic.

His knowledge has been developed within a variety of professional environments, such as the NHS, private clinics and various sports teams including Leeds United Ladies Football Club.

Allen has completed numerous post graduate courses including Pilates, and is qualified in acupuncture. 

He works for Nuffield Health as an Advanced Level Physiotherapist and is the Lead Recovery Plus Physiotherapist for the Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital and the surrounding Fitness & Wellbeing Gyms.

My Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation
  • MSc (Pre-reg) Physiotherapy
  • HCPC registered
  • Member of CSP
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 Outpatient Clinical Lead About

Dan Garbutt

Outpatient Clinical Lead

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 Senior Physiotherapist About

Daniel Gibson

Senior 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
Emily Jackson Senior Physiotherapist About

Emily Jackson

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

Emily qualified from Sheffield Hallam University with a first class Physiotherapy degree in 2013. After graduation she completed her junior and senior rotations in various areas including Orthopaedics, Neurology, Surgery and Medicine, Respiratory and Musculoskeletal. In 2017, Emily transferred into the private setting to focus on her specific area of interest within Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. 

Emily has developed her knowledge and experience managing a varied caseload of musculoskeletal conditions, including work related, sports injuries and post-operative rehabilitation. She provides a patient-centered approach, ensuring that she works closely with her patients to ensure that rehabilitation is specific to the individual’s needs and goals. Emily understands the importance of patients having a good understanding of their condition or injury. Therefore, education is key within her practice alongside using manual therapy techniques and exercise-based rehabilitation.

Emily has also recently undertaken her Clinical Pilates training and is aiming to develop these skills further. Outside of work she enjoys playing Netball and going to CrossFit in Leeds. 

My Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy
  • Society of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Medicine, SOMM (Modules A and B)
  • Clinical Pilates Matwork 1 and 2
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
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
Leeds Physiotherapy

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.