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Physiotherapy in South Cave

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About Us

Cave Physiotherapy was established 2019 in order to provide South Cave and the surrounding areas with first class physiotherapy and sports medicine services.

All our Physiotherapists are registered with the Healthcare Professions Council and are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists.

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Our Services



Initial Appointment

Dan Ramsden - £64

Senior Physio - £59

Follow Up

Dan Ramsden - £49

Senior Physio - £44

Sports Massage

1 Hour £49

45 Minutes £39

Joint Injections

Cortisone £119

Ostenil Plus £199

Custom Insoles

Per Pair £100


£49 / session

Bike Fit

Starting from £150

Meet the Team

Dan Ramsden

Dan qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2010 and has spent the past 14 years working in professional sport. He has completed further post graduate study in Injection therapy, Independent Prescribing and also holds a Masters Degree in Sports & Exercise Medicine from the University of Leeds.

Alongside his work at Cave Physio Dan works full time for Hull KR as their Head of Performance, A role that involves the management of their Strength & Conditioning, Sports Science, Medicine and Nutrition Departments. Prior to this role Dan Spent 8 years as the Head of Physiotherapy for the club while also holding a similar role with the Scottish National Team. This included providing services to the squads during the 2016 4 Nations, 2017 Rugby League World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and the 2021 World Cup. Dan has also worked with numerous international athletes including current Aikido World Champions Laura Beardsmore and Paul Carr.

Dan has a special interest in the treatment of early degenerative conditions such as arthritis as well as complex sports injuries and concussion. He has recently completed an MBA at the University of Hull and is now working towards a PhD looking into the management of complex concussion. Dan is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Leeds.

More recently Dan has developed an interest in triathlon having completed Ironman 70.3 in Weymouth in 2022 and Ironman California in 2023. Dan lives in South Cave with his wife Tori and 2 young children.

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Adrian Cartlidge

Adrian is a physiotherapist of 12 years and has worked as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist all over the world including New Zealand and Australia. Adrian treats a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions and specialises in spinal and orthopaedic conditions including knee and hip pain. Additionally, Adrian has a special interest in non surgical management of sporting knee injuries including ACL and meniscus tears. Adrian uses a shared decision making process to ensure you choose the best type of treatment for your needs. 


Outside of work, Adrian enjoys cycling and running competitively. He has been competing in cycling all over the world and also enjoys helping people with specific cycling and running injuries return to competition


Emily Abba

Emily is a fully qualified sports massage therapist and also holds a Masters degree in Physiotherapy from York St John University. Previously Emily has also completed an Honours degree in Exercise Biomedicine through the University of Newcastle.

Over the past few years she has developed experience across various sports injury and physiotherapy settings alongside her work with Neurological conditions in the NHS.

At Cave Physiotherapy Emily offers sports massage appointments. Please call or book online to arrange a convenient time for you.

Tom Watson

Tom graduated with a degree in Sports Rehabilitation. Following this we went on the complete a Masters degree in Strength & Conditioning at Leeds Beckett University.Tom has worked for several professional sports teams including the Leeds Rhinos, York City Knights, York Valkyrie  and the Yorkshire Rugby Academy.


Alongside his work for Cave Physio Tom leads the Strength & Conditioning provision for Bishop Burton College. At Cave Physio Tom offers Sports Massage and Strength & Conditioning sessions.


Matt Parcell

Professional Rugby Player

"I've worked with Dan for the past 5 years, he's aways helped me get back on the field in prime condition"


Paul Carr 

2X Men's Aikido Randori World Champion

"After breaking my foot the surgeon told me competing in the World Championships was impossible. I saw Dan over the following weeks and he was confident he could have me competition ready. With the help of Dan not only did I compete but I was able to walk away with multiple gold medals."

Jez Litten

Professional Rugby Player

"Dan has always had me back on the field performing at my best following injury. I'd highly recommend him as a physio"

Iain Hill

Recreational Ultra Runner

"Massive thanks for your support Dan, pleased to say we survived the heat and the 48miles, couldn't have done it without your skills!!"

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Laura Beardsmore

Multiple time Aikido World Champion

"I couldn't recommend Dan at Cave Physio enough, his dedication to patients is why he is one of the best in the business and I was back competing in my sports within months of spinal surgery."

Contact Us


54A West End

South Cave

HU15 2EY


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