Physiotherapy at Clare Park

Highly skilled chartered physiotherapists providing a range of treatments to suit your needs.

Our physiotherapists provide an integrated range of modern health care services, offering you high standards of care and attention. 

We offer a friendly service tailored to your needs.

What we offer: 

  • Highly qualified dynamic team of HPC registered chartered physiotherapists
  • Little to no waiting list
  • Direct access to consultants and diagnostic imaging
  • No need for GP referral (unless using private medical insurance)

Our physiotherapists place a high priority on the assessment and diagnosis of your condition, and take the time to understand your situation at home and at work. Our physiotherapists work closely with consultants and GPs to ensure that you receive the best treatment and advice in order to help you return to normal fitness as soon as possible. Should your condition require further treatment the physiotherapy department can easily refer you for a scan or to a consultant. 

Call us today on 01252 895 426 to make an appointment. 

Our specialist physio classes and treatment

Structured exercise programmes and classes

  • Manual therapy - This includes joint mobilising, myofascial release techniques and manipulation. Our chartered physiotherapists will undertake a full assessment to ascertain where specific joint restrictions lie and direct appropriate treatment to ensure you can move as smoothly and painlessly as possible.
  • Rehabilitation - Gym based exercise programmes are available. You will benefit from the advice and attention of a specialist physiotherapist, allowing progression of recovery aiming to return you to your level of fitness.
  • Acupuncture - Acupuncture has its roots in Traditional Chinese medicine and it has been shown to have a significant effect on the physiology of the brain causing a decrease in pain and an improved sense of well being. All of our chartered physiotherapists are members of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, a body which sets the highest standards for safety and continuing education in acupuncture.
  • Pilates - These courses are held locally at Oak Park Golf Club and are run by experienced physiotherapists who are also qualified Pilates instructors. There are a range of classes that will be tailored to your individual ability and needs. The beginner classes benefit from having two instructors in attendance to ensure good and safe techniques. Individual treatment is also available.
  • A regional specialist brace fitting centre for lower limb sports injuries and OA off loader braces
  • Women and Men's health specialist
  • Hand service

To make an appointment or if you have any questions please contact 01252 895 426.

Conditions we treat

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Balance disorders
  • Fractures
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Hand conditions
  • Headaches
  • Knee conditions
  • Ligament sprains
  • Lower back pain
  • Muscle strains and tears
  • Neck pain
  • Peripheral bone and joint conditions
  • Post-operative conditions
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Shin splints
  • Spinal conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Tennis elbow
  • Vestibular conditions
  • Whiplash 
  • Women's and men's health issues

If your concern or condition is not mentioned please give us a call on 01252 895 426 and we can confirm for you. 

Opening times

Monday         7.30am - 5.30pm

Tuesday        7.30am - 7pm

Wednesday  7.30am - 5.30pm

Thursday      8am - 7pm

Friday           7.30am - 5.30pm

Saturday      Closed 

Sunday         Closed

To make an appointment please call 01252 895 426. 

Book an appointment

Physio appointments are available by contacting the department directly or by referral through your GP or consultant.

GP referral is encouraged but not essential. You may simply call the physiotherapy department at Spire Clare Park Hospital on 01252 895 426 and we will arrange a clinical assessment for you. However, if you are claiming on your insurance, a GP referral is usually required.

Our services is open to all so if you are not insured then please contact us and we will be happy to provide you with a cost for treatment. 

We work with all major medical insurance providers and most schemes now include physiotherapy as part of an outpatient allowance. However please check with your insurer.

When calling to make a physiotherapy appointment, please make sure you have the following information available:

  • GP's name and address
  • Payment details
  • Insurance company name, scheme name and policy number

Please allow one hour for your first appointment. A detailed history will be taken followed by a thorough assessment of your condition.

You will receive expert advice and treatment and will be given a personal recovery programme tailored to your individual needs. We will advise you on what you need to do to achieve your treatment goals and further treatments will be planned.

As well as manual therapy and acupuncture sessions our physiotherapists offer a range of structured group exercise programmes and classes aimed to support you in you recovery.

For more information or to make an appointment simply call the physiotherapy department at Spire Clare Park Hospital on 01252 895 426.

**Please note that cancellations within 24hrs or non-attendance will be charged £25

Podiatry service at Clare Park

Nick Gallogly qualified as a Medical Mechanical Engineer from Dublin in 2004, which focused on the medical application of biomechanics. He then qualified from Salford University with honours in prosthetics and orthotics, which involved rotations at Nottingham City Hospital and the Robert Jones and Angus Hunt Hospital. In 2014, Mr Gallogly attained a master's degree in clinical biomechanics from Staffordshire University.

Mr Gallogly currently works as the Head of Service and Orthotic Clinical Lead at the Royal Berkshire Foundation Trust Hospital.

Along with supporting the physiotherapy team and orthopaedic consultants at Spire Clare Park, Mr Gallogly also provides support to Reading Football Club's Academy, GB Rowing and GB Hockey. His most recent appointment is as the official foot specialist to the London Irish rugby union club. This appointment involves the screening and management of lower limb injuries.

For appointments please call our physio department on 01252 895 426.