Our Story…

It is upon these foundations, and desire to deliver excellence, that Atherapy was formed back in 1998 by Dave Hancock head physio to some of the top sports teams, actors, athletes and musicians. Read more on Dave

Over the subsequent years we have grown to a nationwide network of clinics with our dedicated and brilliant staff committed to delivering this specialist approach for you.

With our clinics set within some of the UK’s finest fitness training facilities and with our fantastic reputation amongst some of the world’s leading orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists, we are able to provide our patients with only the best in physiotherapeutic care. We look forward to welcoming you to the Atherapy experience.

Bringing our story to the present day, making real our belief in the following:

At Atherapy it is all about you; we understand that no two people, or injuries, are the same. We take the time to understand your problem, discuss your clinical diagnosis, and outline a personalised treatment plan.

We’ll ensure you are seen by the person best suited to treat your injury, providing honest, effective, evidence based treatment that will help you get back to your normal self as quickly as possible.

We promote active rehabilitation, and if you need an onward referral or specialist opinion we’ll go the extra mile. Utilising our international network of specialists to ensure you receive only the very best medical care.

We do what we do because we care about you.

That is our story. We look forward, and take great pride, in giving everyone who accesses our services the same calibre of experience I had as a 14 year old.

Here at Atherapy, whether your goal be one of prevention, cure or performance, you will be in the best hands, literally!

Dave Hancock
Atherapy CEO and Founder



CEO and Founder of Atherapy

Dave is our founder and CEO of Atherapy . His CV has taken him to be the Head Physiotherapist of Leeds United Football Club, Chelsea Football Club and the Performance Director of the New York Knicks Basketball Team. Has has over 22 years of experience as a physio, strength coach and Director of Performance working at the highest level in rugby, football and basketball. He is a certified PT both in the UK and the USA.


He is a qualified strength coach and holds two Masters degrees in Sports Exercise Medicine and Manipulation. Dave was the first British physio to be recruited full time for six years by an NBA franchise as a Performance Director. He has also attended the 2010 Soccer World Cup and the 2012 European Finals. Working for the English Senior Men’s National soccer team for five years.
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