51 Forest Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3NW

Tel: 01509 263932

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Loughborough Physiotherapy

& Sports Injuries Clinic

51 Forest Road


Leicestershire. LE11 3NW.     

 Registered in the UK

 Registration Number: 5378056

The Clinic

A little bit of history . . .

The clinic was opened in 1980 in a small premises in the Coneries, by Joyce Adam, Rhiannon Bennett and Anne Hind, joined very soon afterwards by Margaret Whyman. Their vision was for a clinic where one could access effective and efficient treatment and have the resources to be referred on to other professionals as needed.

In 1990 Anne Hind was ready to retire and Joanne Hartshorn was employed, a London graduate, who had spent four years working within the NHS. Joanne joined the team and continued to work with them until 1997, when the partners retired, and Joanne purchased the clinic in partnership with a colleague, Ian Mant.

Joanne and Ian built upon the solid foundations of the previous partners, expanding the clinic at the university and in Industry. Joanne gained her MSc degree and entrance into the Manipulation Association of Chartered Physios, as well as working for the local rugby team and with the Tigers.

In 2002 Joanne took full ownership of the clinic, when Ian relocated to Newton Abbot with his family. Her vision was for a purpose built centre of excellence, near the university so students could avail themselves of the facilities; but with ease of access for all. She saw an excellent facility with experienced physios who could treat elite athletes, but also meet the needs of the office worker, recreational athlete or schoolchild.

This became a reality in 2008, when the clinic moved to purpose built premises on Forest Road. Her team were experienced in physiotherapy with varying areas of special interest. The clinic has became a mentoring clinic for MSC students and those wanting to access the exam-based Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP), which requires constant refreshing and upgrading of practical and theoretical skills. The clinic reviews scientific research and recent medical guidelines.

Since the move, when more room became available the clinic has expanded and opened two specialised clinics for treating conditions that require more knowledge than average; an adolescent clinic for 12-18 year olds and a face pain, migraine, headache clinic. Dave has specialist experience in golf, the swing, bio-mechanics of the game and how injury, aging and poor posture affect ones handicap.