Physiotherapy Services

Our philosophy is simple: The right diagnosis, first time, every time. We offer a perfect blend of hands on treatment with top class rehabilitation

Joint Mobilisations & Manipulations, soft tissue techniques, taping, acupuncture, electro-acupuncture, corrective exercises, rehabilitation plans

Post-Operative Care

We offer post-operative care including restoring you range of movement, strengthening up your muscles around the area and can go all the way through to returning to sport.

We can also offer a unique return to play service where we link in with UKSCA accredited Strength and Conditioning coaches who will take you through the final stages of the rehabilitation and get you game ready.

*NEW* Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy is a new treatment technique for tendon injuries and enhances tendon healing by using high powered pressure waves which interact with the tendon tissue cells and promoting advantageous tissue changes.
Shockwave Therapy can be used to treat:

  • Tennis Elbow/Golfers Elbow
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Patella Tendinopathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy
  • Calcific Tendinopathy
  • High Hamstring Tendinopathy

Struggling with a running related injury?

We offer Video Gait Analysis which will analyse your running mechanics identifying problem areas which may contribute to injury. Following this we can make recommendations on footwear, technique changes and strengthening exercises to help with your problem.



Our Team

Steve Alvey - Lead Physiotherapist

Steve graduated from Cardiff University in 2008. He worked in the NHS for 6 years in musculoskeletal outpatient Physiotherapy covering joint and muscle problems, spinal problems, rheumatological conditions and pre & post-operative care. Alongside this he has worked in private practice dealing with sports injuries alongside routine musculoskeletal complaints. Steve’s special interests are Tendon injuries, Running injuries & Biomechanics including Gait analysis and Sports injuries. He has led the Physiotherapy service here at Coventry University since Oct 2014 and has brought the service to where it is today.

Emily Hickman - Sports Therapist

Emily graduated with a degree in Sports Therapy from Coventry University in 2013. She is a former international Judo player, competing for GB on many occasions. Emily has worked in private practice for the last 6 years since qualifying, seeing clients with a range of musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries. Alongside this she has worked a rugby setting providing pitch side cover for teams such as Leamington Royals, Harbury RFC and is currently working with Old Leamingtonians RFC. She is currently completing an apprenticeship in Physiotherapy here at Coventry University

Treatment Prices

Treatment description  Price 
45 minute session which includes a discussion about what problems you're having followed by an assessment of the problem and treatment to get you moving in the right directionn
Follow-up appointment
30 minute session which may include exercise, hands on treatment or sports specific rehabilitation
Shockwave Therapy
A package of 6 sessions of shockwave therapy
Gait Analysis
This is a 45 minute session which will require you to run a different speeds using the treadmill. The running will be recorded and video feedback given alongside treatment options 


We accept patients from the following insurance companies:

  • BUPA
  • Simply Health
  • Vitality
  • Aviva

For general enquiries and appointments for the Physiotherapy service please email or call 024 77765 5993.

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