We Help Active Adults, Athletes And Runners In Cornwall To Move Better, Stay Active And Keep Doing The Things They Love, Without Frustrating Aches & Pains....

Click play to hear Specialist Physiotherapist, Lou Nicholettos, explain how Cornwall Physio helps runners, athletes and active adults move, run and perform better.

Is Physiotherapy Right For Me?

About Cornwall Physio

Cornwall Physio Clinic
Cornwall Physio Clinic
Lou Nicholettos

Your Body Deserves The Best

At Cornwall Physio, we’re first and foremost a team of clinical physiotherapists and running specialists – arguably the best in the South West. But we’re also a sporty team made up of keen (and sub-3-hour Marathon) runners, ex-Olympic athletes, swimmers, Dressage competitors and stand up paddle boarders. Movement, sports performance and injury prevention are as important to us as they are to you. We’re always on the go. And we don't sit still when it comes to the latest advancements in therapeutic protocols, performance testing and movement screening either. Which guarantees you get the best possible results.

So, whatever you want to do better - whether it's walking the coastal path well into retirement. Running faster and smoother – without recurrent injuries, or performing at the highest level in ultramarathons, triathlons or park runs – we can help.

Feel Better 

Are you suffering from aches and pains that prevent you from doing the things you love? Perhaps it’s sore knees, heel or arch pain, low back pain or any number of other muscle or joint complaints.
A little over-zealous on the golf course or reliving your youth on the trampoline with the kids/grandchildren. Too much too fast in the gym. Don't worry; we don't just treat elite athletes. We also help active adults do precisely that – stay fit, healthy and active. Get rid of your frustrating aches and pains, prepare for or improve mobility after surgery and feel better fast.

Run Better

Are you a professional athlete, ultramarathon runner or enthusiastic park runner? Or a new runner just starting to pound the pavement?
If so, running is where we come into our own.

With one of the best running labs in the UK – that people travel the length and breadth of the country to visit. A team headed up by Running Specialist Physio, Lou Nicholettos; we help with all aspects of running. Improve your speed and distance, analyse your gait, find the root cause of running pain and stay injury-free.

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Perform Better 

Do you need help to achieve ambitious competing goals?
Want to improve strength, speed or stability?  
We’ve worked with the Great Britain Hockey Team, GB runners and triathletes, and international competitors from the world of athletics, rugby, netball, squash and swimming. We’re experts in the field. Please don't leave it to chance, gain a competitive advantage with the best physiotherapists in the South West.

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Lou Nicholettos

About Lou Nicholettos

MSc, MSc, BSc (Hons) MCSP, AACP, HCPC Specialist Physiotherapist And Founder

Lou Nicholettos is one of the South West’s most qualified and experienced Physiotherapists.

Lou has TWO Masters degrees- from the University of Birmingham and Kings College London. She is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist with over 14 years Physiotherapy experience. During her career she has been taught by and worked alongside, some of the most highly regarded international experts in Physiotherapy and Pain Science.

Lou has become Cornwall’s go to physio for complex aches and pains, including sports injuries and spinal pain.

Her areas of special interest include running injuries, tendon injuries, back pain and nerve pain.

As a Running Specialist Physio Lou has quickly gained a reputation as one of the very best clinicians in the UK and treats athletes from across the South-West and beyond from her base in St Austell, Cornwall. Lou has provided Physiotherapy for the Great Britain Hockey team, numerous Great Britain Runners and Triathletes and international competitors from the sports of Athletics, Rugby, Netball, Snowboarding and Swimming.

Having worked with and been taught by some of the best Physio’s in the World, Lou founded Cornwall Physio to create a quality private clinic with world class facilities, right here in the South West.

With her wealth of expertise, Lou will  help you perform at your best whatever your hobbies and goals.

What Our Happy Active Clients Are Saying About Cornwall Physio...


Paul Maskell

40’s - St. Austell

“I've found that coming here regularly not only has sort of stopped any niggles becoming injuries but it's also just helped my training. Regular maintenance here keeps me on track. Whatever level of runner you are or whatever sport you do, this is the place to come.



40’s - St Mawes

“These guys are so friendly and warm and lovely, and then also seriously, seriously good at what they do. They, weren't just trying to get me just out of pain. They were really trying to get me back on my feet, able to run again, able to be at my best again..



30’s - St. Austell

“Lou and her team know what exercises they can give me to make me stronger and to just improve my running efficiency even more. I've got lots of friends and family that use them, and we've all progressed in our running careers..

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