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Nick Wirth – Director and Lead Physiotherapist

Nick Wirth – Director and Lead Physiotherapist

Nick is an expert physiotherapist with 19 years experience in the private and public sector and extensive knowledge and training in the diagnosis, management and treatment of orthopaedic, musculoskeletal and sports injuries.

Nick works with leading consultants in the field of orthopaedics and sports medicine and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in these areas.

Nick has attended extensive post-graduate courses (see below) and has spent the last twelve years working with elite and amateur tennis players and other athletes as well as the general public building a very strong reputation as an exceptional physiotherapist.

Nick regularly works directly with one of the country’s leading knee surgeons, undertaking weekly clinics assessing the progression and rehabilitation of Total Knee Replacements, ACL reconstructions and other orthopaedic knee surgery. As part of this role Nick undertakes Injury Prevention and Return to Sport Screenings using cutting edge technology to screen for risk factors involved in injury and providing rehabilitation programmes and support to reduce these risks and assist on returning to sport.

Prior to working in the private sector Nick spent 6 years working in the NHS dealing with post-operative orthopaedic conditions and has unique experience enabling him to rehabilitate clients immediately as they leave hospital right through to end stage high level sports participation.

Nick is a full member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP), the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Private Practice (PhysioFirst), the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine (ACPSEM) and is registered with the Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC).

Nick is available at our Sutton clinic on Mondays 1pm to 8pm, Wednesdays 9am-midday and Thursdays from 8am to 5pm.

Nick is also available at our Woking clinic on Tuesdays 9am-3pm and Fridays 9am-3pm.

To book an appointment with Nick please call the clinic on 020 8254 2150/020 8644 6566 or email


Undergraduate Education 

BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy 2:1 1996-1999

University of Brighton, School of Healthcare Professions


Post Graduate Education/Courses

  • The Weekend Warrior – From Couch to Field
  • Functional Rehabilitation of the Shoulder
  • Lower Limb Tendinopathy
  • Sporting Hand, Wrist and Elbow
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries in Children and Adolescents – Part II
  • The Young Athlete from Screening to Rehabilitation
  • Differential and Effective Management of Cervical Spine and Shoulder Pain – Movement Syndromes Approach
  • Differential and Effective Management of Lumbar Spine and Hip Pain – Movement Syndromes Approach
  • The Sporting Hip & Groin
  • Advances in ACL Rehabilitation
  • Tendinopathy Masterclass: Upper & Lower Limb
  • Clinical Kinesiology Taping (K-Tape)
  • Compex Functional Electrical Stimulation
  • Discover Physio: Discover The Thorax
  • Discover Physio: The Sporting Pelvis
  • Grade V Spinal Manipulations
  • Clinical Measurement of Lower Limb Muscle Performance
  • The McConnell Approach to Patellofemoral Dysfunction
  • Practical Podiatric Biomechanics
  • Modified Pilates for Physiotherapists: Matwork Level 1
  • Modified Pilates and the exercise Ball
  • Modified Pilates for Physiotherapists: Class Instructor
  • Foundation AACP Acupuncture
  • Post Basic Acupuncture
  • Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling
  • Myofascial and Viscerofascial Release
  • NAG’s, SNAG’s and MWM’s

 CPD Meetings and Updates

  • Running Injuries and Injury Prevention Screening
  • Pain and Movement Reasoning Masterclass
  • London Rheumatology Clinic MDT – Shoulders
  • Infra-patellar (Hoffa’s) Fat-pad Masterclass
  • VMO Masterclass
  • Challenges of Managing Hip and Groin Injuries
  • Chelsea Orthopaedics MDT – Knee
  • London Rheumatology Clinic MDT – Uni-Compartmental Knee Replacements
  • All About Spines MDT
  • Tennis Injuries and Biomechanics
  • Problem Ankles
  • Injection Therapies for Tendinopathy
  • The Knee – Articular Cartilage Anatomy, Physiology & Replacement
  • Sports Injuries of the Shoulder
  • Extreme Patella
  • 10 Things to Love About the Spine
  • Spinal Surgery Essentials
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement & Groin Injuries
  • Elbow Conditions of the Chelsea Athlete
  • Foot & Ankle Update
  • Problems with Overtraining
  • Underperformance Issues
  • Core Stability Update
  • Neck Disorders Update
  • Headache Management
  • The Female Athlete
  • Shoulder Injuries Update
  • MCL/Meniscus Injuries Update
  • Hip Replacement Update
  • The Physiotherapists Role in Falls Prevention

Conferences and Congress

  • PhysioFirst Conference 2011 – Research or Clinical Practice: Which is the Driver?
  • PhysioFirst Conference 2012 – Its a Question of Sport
  • International Congress 2012 – The Growing Child in High Performance Sport
  • The London Sports Physiotherapy Conference September 2013
  • Fortius Clinic Conference September 2013 – Sports Rehabilitation for the 21st Century
  • ACPSEM (Physios in Sport) – Biennial Conference 2015 – The Young Athlete
  • PhysioFirst Conference 2016 – Championing Sport in Private Practice
  • Arsenal SEMS Conference 2017 – Injury Prevention Screening in Elite Sport
  • Fortius International Sports Injury Conference – FISIC17 – From Start To Finish
  • ACPSEM Conference 2018 – The Sporting Mind

Teaching Presentations and Lectures

  • Prevention of Shoulder Injuries in Tennis
  • Injury Prevention – Examining the Evidence
  • Return to Sport Following ACL Reconstruction – Reducing the Risk