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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

Physiotherapy tailored to you

Nuffield Health’s physiotherapists are experienced in treating all types of muscle aches and joint pains, from sciatica to whiplash. Whether your injury or pain is new or longstanding, our physiotherapists are specially trained to deliver the best treatment to suit you, so you can make a quick recovery and return to doing the things you love.

Fully qualified physiotherapists

All our physiotherapists are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. So you can relax in the knowledge you're in the hands of experts physios.

What we can help you with

Our physiotherapists can assess and manage a wide variety of conditions:

  • Sports injuries
  • Spinal conditions including back and neck pain
  • Injury prevention
  • Osteoarthritis and joint pain
  • Chronic or persistent pain
  • Inflammatory joint disease
  • Pre and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal conditions, e.g. hip, shoulder and knee
  • Pre and post-natal rehabilitation
  • Aqua-therapy (Didsbury site)

We recognise that each physiotherapy patient is unique, that's why we provide a range of treatments from short courses to extended rehabilitation programmes - tailored to your exact needs.

Diagnosis and treatment

The Manchester Institute of Health and Performance is fitted with the latest technology and equipment for diagnosis and treatment, and we offer various therapies to match your individual requirements:

  • Sports injury rehabilitation
  • Post-operative rehabilitation
  • Biomechanics and gait video analysis
  • Ergonomic and DSE assessments
  • Manual therapy (sports massage, mobilisation and manipulation)
  • Shock-wave therapy
  • Force Decks and Isokinetic Dynamometer testing (Biodex)
  • Fully equipped strength and conditioning gym
  • Specific rehabilitation gym
  • Rapid onward-referral pathways to Orthopaedic, Sport & Exercise Medicine and Radiology consultants

Why choose physiotherapy at The Manchester Institute of Health and Performance?

  • Friendly, experienced experts with years of experience managing a wide variety of sports and orthopaedic conditions
  • On-site rehabilitation gym - a quiet, on-site rehabilitation gym fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology including cardio equipment, squat rack, free weights and an AlterG® antigravity rehabilitation treadmill
  • Additional access to a wealth of experience including cardiology, 3-D gait analysis, radiology, sports performance, bike-fitting
  • Onsite parking
  • No waiting lists, appointments arranged at your convenience
  • Approved by most major private medical insurers
  • Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym members in Manchester receive a 20% discount off the cost of their treatment
  • Free 30-day gym pass for all physiotherapy patients (for our public gym sites)

Start your rehabilitation sooner with an AlterG® anti-gravity rehabilitation treadmill

At the Manchester Institute of Health and Performance, we have an AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill™ which 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.

Adam Bellis Physiotherapist About

Adam Bellis


How can I help you improve your health?

Adam completed a degree in Sport & Exercise Science before gaining a BSc (Hons.) in Physiotherapy at the University of Salford in 2003. He went on to work in a variety of settings within the NHS and private sector before joining Nuffield Health in 2010. He has undertaken extensive post graduate training in sports rehabilitation, manual therapy, pain science, strength & conditioning, gait analysis and ergonomics. He is currently working towards an MSc. in Advanced Physiotherapy at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Adam is experienced in assessing and managing a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions including orthopaedic problems, back & neck pain, sports injuries, post-operative rehabilitation, persistent pain conditions and occupational health issues. He has a specific interest in lower limb joint conditions such as osteoarthritis as well as running-related overuse injuries.

Adam is a member of Trafford Athletics Club and regularly competes over 200 and 400 metres. As well as participating, he also has many years’ experience as a sprints and strength coach for amateur track & field athletes.

My Qualifications

  • BSc Physiotherapy
  • BSc. Sport & Exercise Science
  • MCSP
  • HCPC reg
Manchester Institute of Health and Performance Physiotherapy

299 Alan Turing Way, Manchester, M11 3BS

0161 521 9200

Sat nav postcode: M11 2AZ

Opening times: Monday: 10:30–18:30;
Wednesday: 08:00–16:30