Meet our Physiotherapists

Daniel Jones Msc MCSP AACPBook Online Dan Jones Cardiff Physio Clinic

Director / Chartered Physiotherapist

Daniel Jones Physiotherapist Cardiff

Daniel graduated from the University Of Wales College Of Medicine in 2003, with a BSc Honours degree in Physiotherapy. Throughout his career he has developed a broad range of clinical experience, from working with the general public to elite sports athletes.

He has previously worked in New Zealand, Australia and the U.K., with a specialist interest in musculoskeletal and sports medicine and has completed an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy at Cardiff University.

Daniel has worked with a number of professional sports teams including Worcester Warriors, Gloucester Rugby and the Welsh Rugby Union as Head Physiotherapist to the Wales National 7s Squad. He is currently Senior Physiotherapist for Guinness Pro 12 team the Cardiff Blues. Dan has recently been selected as part of the Medical Team for Team Wales at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

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Alyson Matheson MCSP AACP
Senior Chartered Physiotherapist 

Alyson Matheson Physiotherapist CardiffAlyson qualified from Cardiff School of Physiotherapy in 1987. She worked for Gwent Healthcare NHS Trust for 22 years. She specialises in Musculoskeletal Medicine and has held a number of positions including Superintendent Physiotherapist at Chepstow Hospital and later in Musculoskeletal Outpatients at St Woolos Hospital, Newport.

Alyson has completed numerous post graduate courses in acupuncture, muscle imbalance, Cyriax & McKenzie concepts. Alyson joined Health & Sports Physiotherapy in 2015 and specialises in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, including sports injuries and degenerative conditions.     

John Miles MCSP AACPBook Online Dan Jones Cardiff Physio Clinic
Senior Chartered Physiotherapist

John Miles Physiotherapist CardiffJohn brings a wealth of experiece to the team at Health & Sports Physiotherapy, having worked in Elite level professional sport for a number of years. Having started his career as a Senior Physiotherapist with Llanelli Scarlets, John went on to become Head Physiotherapist for the London Broncos rugby league team in 2009.

During this period he was Senior Physiotherapist to the England National Rugby League team and also worked as a HQ Physiotherapist with Team Wales at the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010.

John returned to Wales in 2012, as Head of Medical Services for Wales' Capital Region, Cardiff Blues. John combines this role with consulting at our Cardiff clinic, with a specialist interest in sports injury rehabilitation and the graston technique.


Clare Ursell MCSP AACPBook Online Dan Jones Cardiff Physio Clinic
Chartered Physiotherapist

Clare Ursell Physiotherapist CardiffClare qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2009 from Bournemouth University. Following graduation she started working for the Aneurin Bevan Health Board, specialising in the treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions.

Clare has extensive experience in elite sports having previously held positons with Celtic Crusaders RL, Wales U18s rugby league and Cardiff City FC Academy. Currently, Clare combines her work in private practice, with her role as Head Physiotherapist to the Cetic Dragons and Wales Netball Squads.


Ben Warburton MCSPBook Online Dan Jones Cardiff Physio Clinic
Chartered Physiotherapist

Ben Warburton Physiotherapist Cardiff BluesBen graduated from Cardiff University in 2010, with a BSc Honours degree in Physiotherapy. On graduating Ben joined the medical team of the Newport Gwent Dragons as Academy Physiotherapist. In 2013, Ben joined Cardiff Blues as a Senior Physiotherapist, working with the first team squad with a specialist interest in advanced rehabilitation.

Ben is currently Lead Physiotherapist for the Wales U18s National rugby team. He combines his sports physiotherapy roles with working at our Cardiff clinic. 

Gillian McCabe Msc MCSPBook Online Dan Jones Cardiff Physio Clinic
Women's Health Physiotherapist

Gillian McCabe Womens Health Physio CardiffGillian is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Women's and Pelvic Health with over a decade of experience in the areas of pregnancy related pain and dysfunction, pelvic floor muscle training, vaginal prolapse and post natal rehabilitation.

Gillian has a BSc in Physiotherapy from the University of the West of England and an MSc in Physiotherapy in Women's Health from the University of Bradford. Following a decade in the NHS, Gillian decided to set up a private practice in Cardiff to provide a specialist service for the women of South Wales.

Gillian is based at our Cardiff clinic as the clinical lead for our Pregnancy, Post-natal & Women's Health Physiotherapy service, including the Mummy MOT. 



Scott Cornish MCSP
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Chartered Physiotherapist 

Scott Cornish Bike Fit Cardiff PhysiotherapistScott is a physiotherapist who specialises in Bike fitting and treating cyclists, being a successful elite-level endurance cyclist himself. He graduated from the University of the West of England in 2010 and has since worked in private practice. Although his specialist area of interest is cycling, Scott treats active people of all levels.

Scott offers workshops on Bike fitting from our Cardiff clinic by appointment...

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Allison Jones MCSPBook Online Dan Jones Cardiff Physio Clinic
Senior Chartered Physiotherapist 

Allison qualified as a Physiotherapist from The Royal London Hospital in 1989. She worked extensively in the NHS as a musculoskeletal specialist and spinal extended scope practitioner before establishing a private practice, Cwmbran Physiotherapy Centre, in 1999.  She holds postgraduate qualifications in Cyriax & McKenzie concepts and completed her Body Control Pilates Matwork  Instructor Course in 2007.

2017 saw Cwmbran Physiotherapy Centre merge with Health & Sports Physiotherapy and Allison continues to provide her spinal and pilates expertise at the new Cwmbran Physiotherapy Centre Clinic

Liz Kempster MCSPBook Online Dan Jones Cardiff Physio Clinic
Paediatric Physiotherapist  

Liz graduated from Coventry University in 2002, with a BSc Hons degree in Physiotherapy.  After completing her junior rotations across all specialities in 2007 she began specialising in Paediatrics and has gained a wealth of experience within the Paediatric field since then.

Her currently speciality is within paediatric neurology and neuro-rehabilitation and completed the 8 week Bobath course in 2012.  Since then Liz has continued to work closely with the therapists at the Bobath Centre Wales and attends regular training sessions at the centre.  Liz also has a wealth of experience within paediatric orthopaedics, developmental assessment and delay and more recently treating children who have had SDR surgery.

Lynne Ursell
Practice Manager 

Based at our Cardiff office, Lynne is the practice manager for our network of clinics ensuring the highest level of customer care and service. Lynne joined the team at Health & Sports Physiotherapy in 2010, bringing a wealth of experience in accounts and business administration. 

Lynne was recently awarded a second prestigous award by, for delivering an excellent level of service and a superior satisfaction record for customer care and service in both 2014 and 2015. 

If you require any further information Lynne can be contacted directly on:  02920 762000 or