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About us


Specialising in Physiotherapy, Sports Injuries, Rehabilitation & Sports Massage Cura Healthcare is an independent Physiotherapy clinic located at Hampshire Wellbeing Centre, The Ageas Bowl, Southampton.

We are a team of experienced professionals and support staff that make your experience as easy as possible throughout the injury process, so you can concentrate on recovering. Each of our staff have a dynamic and evolving skill set, meaning you will be treated with the most up to date, evidence-based techniques. Our Physiotherapists are registered with their national governing bodies, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

All of our Therapists have a passion for their career and therefore you can be assured that they will listen to you, treat you with respect and be honest about any conclusions they come to. They will work with you to achieve your goals with you and offer support with any difficulties you may incur along the way.

Due to the clinic being well-established, we have local links with Consultants, GP’s and other specialisms so that if we need further assistance, we will likely know someone who can help.

Experienced Physiotherapists

Our team have advanced degrees with a wealth of clinical and academic experience.

Detailed assessments catered to you

Each of our patients are treated as individuals and each assessment is tailored to your requirements.

Findings clearly explained

We believe in transparency so we aim to explain the findings of our assessments in terminology you understand.

Friendly and committed therapists

Each story is unique and is important to us, therefore our therapists will ensure they get to know you personally.

Recognised by private medical insurers

Our Physiotherapists are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, therefore will be recognised by your private medical insurance supplier.

Appointment times to suit you

We offer early morning, daytime, evening and weekend appointments in order to ensure you receive treatment at a time that suits you.

For appointments or to speak with a Physiotherapist call 02380 47 56 37.

Our clinic reception is open 09.00am – 5.00pm, Monday-Friday.

Our Team

Dr Dean Phillips

Dr Dean Phillips

As a therapist, Dean has 29 years clinical experience and an advanced clinical qualification in treating the muscles, joints and nerves in the spine and limbs, alongside a PhD qualification in Physiotherapy from King’s College London. Dr Phillips thesis investigated the awareness of posture and movement in people with and without low back pain.

Dean has a specialist research Masters qualification in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, is registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC), a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and a Member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) in recognition of achieving a standard of excellence in the management of musculoskeletal conditions.

He has worked in a variety of clinical settings – a national sports council treating elite athletes including world champions and Olympians, as well as physiotherapist at National and International sporting events; private physiotherapy clinics; a chronic pain centre; private and NHS hospitals; and in occupational health treating NHS staff for local Primary Care Trusts. He has also lectured at the University of Southampton (1995 to 2009) to undergraduates and taught specialised clinical skills to qualified physiotherapists.

Dean is committed to providing you with the most effective treatment based on current research and best practice Has received prestigious research grants and presented and published his research nationally and internationally.

Paul McIntyre

Paul is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Sports Therapist. After graduating with a first class degree with honours from The University of Chichester in Sports Therapy, he went on to achieve a distinction in a Masters of Science degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Southampton. Paul is a passionate individual who treats his work as a passion.

Outside of the clinic, he likes to be challenged in a variety of sporting hobbies, that helps to ensure physical fitness and mental alertness.

Alongside his role as Director at Cura Healthcare, Paul also holds a number of other professional positions: Academy Physiotherapist at Southampton FC, Sports Physiotherapist at the Sport Performance and Rehabilitation Unit – University of Chichester, Associate Lecturer – University of Chichester, Managing Director at Allsports Therapy.

Paul McIntyre
Richard Collier

Dr Richard Collier

Richard is an experienced musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with advanced qualifications in manual therapy and injection therapy.

Throughout his career in academia, Richard has produced research papers and led the teaching of Physiotherapists coming through University. From extensive research, particularly focused around anatomy and muscle fatigue, he gained his PhD from the University of Southampton, having already been awarded a Masters in Neuroscience and Physiotherapy. He utilises his experience, in-depth research and clinical skills within the clinic to treat a wide variety of pains, be it acute or chronic in nature.

Carol Edwards

Carol has been with Cura Healthcare over 5 years and is primarily responsible for reception and administrative support. She maintains the day to day smooth running of the clinic and is the friendly voice at the other end of the phone if you have any questions.

Carol Edwards

For appointments or to speak with a Physiotherapist call 02380 47 56 37.

Our clinic reception is open 09.00am – 5.00pm, Monday-Friday.