Physiotherapist Cardiff | Penarth | Barry | Cowbridge

Chartered Physiotherapist in Penarth, Cardiff, Barry, Cowbridge, Newport

Karen Pearce is a Chartered Physiotherapist working in Penarth and Cardiff with over 22 years experience in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal and sports injuries.karen-pearce-physiotherapist-cardiff-cowbridge-barry

Karen worked with the Scottish and Great Britain Women's Hockey Team for 14 years including qualification for and participation in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.  Karen has worked at various ATP tennis tournaments in Scotland and Wales and has provided cover at Athletics, Gymnastic and cycling events.

Karen uses a mixture of 'hands on' manual therapy techniques, electrotherapy and exercise and encourages her patients to take an active part in their rehabilitation programme and prevention of recurrences.  Early intervention has been shown to reduce recovery time and allow a quicker return to normal activity and sport.

Injuries commonly treated include:-

*Back and neck problems e.g. whiplash, disc problems

*Muscle or tendon injuries e.g. tennis elbow, achillies tendinitis

*Ligament or joint problems e.g. sprained ankle, osteoarthritis

*Recovery following surgery or fracture

Karen is a Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Physiofirst and is Registered with the Health Professions Council.  She has a further qualification in Orthopaedic Medicine and is also a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine.


Fees are covered by all major Medical Insurance Companies. Clinic based in Penarth near Cardiff and Cardiff Bay.

45 minute treatment starts at ¬£35 in Penarth ( depending on Medical Insurance Companies ).

For further information call Penarth Physiotherapist Karen Pearce 07976425008

Contact John Bruno Personal Trainer Cardiff>.



Joanne Garvey is a Chartered Physiotherapist based in our Penarth Studio near Cardiff Bay and Cardiff, qualified from University College London in 1996 and gained a Masters in 2001.  

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She has worked at University College London Hospitals Trust, a top London Teaching Hospital with leading Orthopaedic consultants gaining experience of acute sports injuries, A&E care and surgical management.  She is a member of the Musculo-skeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) which is a specialist group for physiotherapists who have studied Manual Therapy to an advanced level.


She has experience in the treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and has worked extensively within both the NHS and Private Sector. This has included working in occupational health settings in the City of London and for the Ministry of Defence, developing skills in work place and ergonomic assessment. Joanne uses, a range of treatments, including spinal manipulation/mobilising and soft tissue techniques and is able to combine this with rehabilitation and exercise to achieve the desired results. She has also been involved in the mentoring of post-graduate physiotherapists and newly qualified physiotherapists.


Joanne has gained Pilates Instructor qualifications from the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute of Physiotherapy and is happy to provide advice and develop exercise programmes to help with rehabilitation based on this. Pilates is particularly useful as part of a whole treatment plan to improve and assist with the management of spinal pain or other joint dysfunctions and can be enjoyed by anyone, whatever their age or fitness level due to the gentle nature of the exercises. Joanne is also able to adapt this for ante/post-natal clients.


As a keen sports person (having recently completed the  3 Peaks Challenge!) she is able to provide advice regarding rehabilitation following injury into a number of differing sports such as golf, dance, swimming, tennis, running and hiking. She has worked to support running clubs in Cambridgeshire during recent years, providing advice and treatment for their members.

For further information call Penarth Physiotherapist Joanne Garvey 07906615268 

Contact John Bruno Personal Trainer Cardiff>.