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Diana, Shipley

“Julie has helped me with my posture and hip mobility. She has a natural ability to combine demonstrations and clear instructions for exercises with good subject knowledge, support and advice.”

Noelle - Client

“Julie is an excellent pilates instructor. My mobility and strength have really improved since seeing her. Her tutition is informative, practical and transferable to every day life. I would recommend her to all.”

Noelle, Baildon

Dr Stan. F. Switala PhD, Retired Gerontologist

I am pleased to recommend Julie, who has been my instructor of Pilates for many years. During that time, I have come to know her as an excellent role model for her peers.

Julie is a rare type of instructor who combines exceptional natural ability with a willingness and eagerness to learn and attends courses to further her knowledge. She can then pass on this knowledge during her sessions with great clarity. I would recommend her without hesitation for any rehabilitation or fitness program.”

Abby, Menston, Leeds

“Julie has supported me through two pregnancies. I have had two children since 2012 and before pregnancy I was very active at the gym. Through one to one tuition she supported me to remain active and do appropriate pre natal exercise. I developed no problems with my hips or lower back through my pregnancies, I feel the exercises I undertook helped to strengthen this area. After both my children Julie helped me re strengthen my stomach muscles and checked regularly that progress was being made. She also adapted exercises for the early stages of breastfeeding. I would highly recommend Julie and her expertise.”

Fiona Halstead - Leeds, May 2016

“I have had a complicated hip condition since childhood resulting in very limited movement in the joint, osteoarthritis and associated chronic back pain. I have been attending Physiocure for over 10 years where Louise and, and lately Eliza, have provided excellent support and care allowing me to maintain mobility and manage my disability.

More recently, following a period of acute immobilising back pain, I have had the great pleasure of working with Karen on a Pilates programme to stabilise my hip joint and strength my core to support my back and manage the pain.

My sessions with Karen have been a revelation, she is so positive, exceptionally knowledgeable and experienced. Her bespoke, holistic exercise plan has taken into account my 'unique hip problem'. After only three sessions my pain has reduced significantly and I am walking and standing better than I have in years. She has even encouraged me to get back in the swimming pool and to make a few positive and healthy choices resulting in losing a bit of weight as well - Everyone should have a Karen in their lives!

Thank you Physiocure for your many years of care and support - my 4th emergency service!”

Juliet Caunt - Leeds, Aug 2016

“I just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you to Karen. I have been suffering for a number of weeks with a chronic neck problem stemming from bad posture sat at a desk all day and was getting quite anxious about the lack of progress and the length of time I had been taking painkillers for.

My first Pilates session with Karen was excellent, she explained all the exercises carefully, and I went away feeling much more positive. I won't say it was a "miracle cure" - but by the following day I was able to reduce the number of painkillers I was taking and, having followed my homework carefully, two weeks later I now feel that my recovery is heading in the right direction.

The second Pilates session today has built on the first, making sure I am doing my exercises correctly (as it's the little details that make such a difference with Pilates) and adding some new ones.

Karen is lovely, and I would thoroughly recommend her as a Pilates instructor.

I am more than happy for you to use this as a testimonial on your website.

Thank you!”

Client Feedback

When I had a severe ongoing problem with tendonitis in my Achilles it was worked on over a period by Anna Higo, a senior physiotherapist at Physiocure, who also suggested a referral at an early stage for tailored personal training from Tom Higo. Tom, having been fully briefed by Anna, set up a tailored program with regular modification to improve flexibility and keep me in shape during the recovery and rehab process but also to help accelerate the recovery itself as the problem diminished. I am now a convert to the use of this dual approach to recovery from injury. I have also developed a healthy respect for a broader program of exercise than I was previously undertaking, which I have subsequently kept up.

Zoe Priselac - July 2016

I broke my right wrist and when the cast was taken off I was told by the Consultant to start moving it and over the following 5 weeks I'd hope to improve the mobility to the same as my left wrist. After not making much progress at all in the first 2 weeks I was concerned, but thankfully it was recommended that I see Suzannah at Physiocure. She is extremely knowledgable and went into a lot of detail about the recovery process and what I needed to do. I really warmed to her, she is absolutely lovely and also very funny, she immediately put me at ease. The difference I have seen in the following week is huge and now I'm feeling really positive.I feel very thankful that I had the recommendation and I can't recommend her enough!

our services


Physiotherapy is the assessment and treatment of problems and injuries that affect muscles, joints, nerves and soft tissues.

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Graded manipulations of the spine or other joints to restore movement, relieve pain and aid postural correction.

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Soft Tissue Mobilisations

Myofascial release, trigger point massage, deep transverse frictions, muscle energy techniques, positional release, cupping and massage.

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Sports Massage

Deep massage tailored to your needs for injury prevention, therapeutic bene ts and pre and post events.

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Dry needling and electroacupuncture for relief of pain and muscle spasm. Sterile disposable needles are used.

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One to one sessions available with a Chartered Physiotherapist or Pilates instructor in our private studio.

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Injury Rehabilitation

One to one personal training tailored to your individual requirements for pre/post op and injury rehabilitation

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Occupational Therapy

The use of particular activities as an aid to recuperation from physical or mental illness.

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What our clients say about us

  • Over the last 10 years I have consistently referred patients to the team at Physiocure. The bespoke treatment Anna and Louise offer patients is ideal for the complex hip patients we have in the practice.

    Jon Conroy BSc.MSc.MB.ChB. FRCS (Tr & Orth) Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Anna and Louise at Physiocure have been treating patients from the Yorkshire Knee Clinic for over 15 years with excellent results. Together with their team of highly professional colleagues, they are able to provide comprehensive assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for our patients.

    Nick London, MA MD (Cantab) FRCS (Tr & Orth) Specialist Knee Surgeon The Yorkshire Knee Clinic, Harrogate, Leeds

  • I have worked with Louise and all the team at Physiocure for a number of years. Both herself and Anna run an excellent practice combining up-to-date knowledge, a wealth of experience and a highly motivated team.

    Professor Max Fehily, Consultant Hip Surgeon, Manchester Hip Clinic

  • I have worked with Anna and Louise for many years now and found them to be exceptional physiotherapists. They have successfully treated many of my more complex shoulder patients, as well as athletes.

    Lennard Funk, BSc MSc FRCS(Tr&Orth) FFSEM(UK), Shoulder Surgeon, Wrightington Hospital

  • I travelled 5 hours by car from my home in Sussex for two days of intensive sessions with many different people in the Physiocure team. I can say without any reservation that not only was it more than worth the trip, but that I would and will do it again, because the care, concern, dedication and professionalism of everyone I encountered at Physiocure was absolutely outstanding.

    Camilla Black, Sussex

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