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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 Nuffield Health Plymouth Fitness & Wellbeing Gym for your physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy at Nuffield Health in Plymouth provides unrivalled access to experienced, fully qualified and registered physiotherapists with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health and Care Professions Council, who have a huge variety of skills and knowledge to help you with any condition, spread throughout the city for your benefit.

Our physiotherapist’s offer a high level of additional training, with specialist skills in the below. As a result we are able to treat a large variety of musculoskeletal, orthopaedic conditions and sports injuries.

  • Women’s health
  • Sports massage
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Exercise prescription
  • Acupuncture
  • Spinal manipulation and mobilisation
  • Gait and running analysis
  • Kinesio-taping
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Aqua therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Hands assessment and hands splinting
  • Ergonomic assessment.

We are located at 3 different sites, our fully equipped hospital site at Derriford, our Devonshire Health and Racquets Club adjacent to the hospital, as well as here at our city based Plymouth Fitness & Wellbeing Gym at Cattedown. This allows our patients from across the region access to state of the art facilities for your health and wellbeing, wherever you live!

The Plymouth Fitness & Wellbeing Gym at Cattedown is our other state of the art gym with full facilities located in the heart of the city. Our position allows us to provide convenience for town based patients and those who are located in east Plymouth and the South Hams. We are ideally situated in the Barbican Leisure Park with ample parking, making it very easy to access from the town centre and train station (1 mile away).

Our gym offers an excellent range of facilities, including a wide range of cardio equipment, resistance machines, free weights and many more. All of this is available for the physiotherapy team to utilise as part of your treatment or rehabilitation and help you achieve your goals!

This site also has an indoor pool for specific rehabilitation. Our physiotherapy team run classes of Clinical Pilates as well, which are a fantastic way of increasing core strength and stability, benefitting a wide range of different.

How are Nuffield Health different to other physiotherapy clinics?

  • Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym members in Plymouth get 20% off the cost of their physiotherapy treatment
  • Free gym trial available during your physiotherapy treatment
  • All our practitioners are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and are registered with the Health Professions Council
  • We are also approved by most major private medical insurers.
Ruth Andrews Physiotherapy Manager / Physiotherapist About

Ruth Andrews

Physiotherapy Manager / Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

I qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2003 and did my initial rotations in the NHS, before spending the majority of my career with the military then joining Nuffield Health in 2011 and the role of Physiotherapy Manager in 2013.

I strive to ensure that my patients have an understanding of the root cause of their problem and to enable them to fulfil their potential from acute to later stage rehabilitation.

I have a passion for Health, Wellbeing and Nutrition and use this to complement my clinical practice.

Special interests:

  • Pelvic Health
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Acupuncture
  • APPI Pilates
  • Current Post Grad study in Nutrition

My Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy
  • MCSP
  • Acupuncture registered with AACP
  • CSP
James Spear Senior Physiotherapist About

James Spear

Senior Physiotherapist

How can I help you improve your health?

I feel that the patient needs to understand what their problem is and how this can be rectified. I endeavour to explain it in a way that people can relate to and then strive to improve that condition/pathology through specific muscular strengthening, rehabilitation and manual therapy.

I endeavour to relate to the patient's goals to function, with a view to maximizing their performance for everyday living or sports-specific performance.

Special interests:

  • Shoulder rehabilitation

My Qualifications

  • BSc Hons Physiotherapy
  • BSc Hons Sports Science
  • HCPC registered
  • MCSP
Plymouth (Gym) Physiotherapy

Barbican Leisure Park, Barbican Approach, Coxside, Plymouth, PL4 0LG


Opening times: Monday & Wednesday: 07:30–17:30;
Thursday: 07.30–14.00