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About us


Welcome to Coastal Physiotherapy

Frinton on Sea


All our Physiotherapists are members of the Health Professions Council (HCPC) and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). This is your guarantee that only the highest levels of Physiotherapy service are delivered safely and effectively to you.




Our Physiotherapists


Fleur Oakley-Pugh BSC Hons MCSP MAACP - Clinic Physiotherapist and Practice Owner


Fleur has been a qualified Chartered Physiotherapist for 20 years. She has worked at Barts and the Royal London and Addenbrookes' Hospital as well as private practices and the Nuffield Hospital in Ipswich. She has been specialising in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy since 2001. She is a trained acupuncturist and also has a trained interest in biomechanics/foot conditions, shoulders and headaches/migraines.


Rochelle Rouse BSc Hons MCSP - Domicillary Physiotherapist


Rochelle trained at Kings College London and qualified in 1999. She has worked at St George's Hospital Tooting and Ipswich Hospital before starting community rehabilitation in 2007 in Tendring and Colchester.


Alex Mortimer BSc Hons MCSP -Clinic Physiotherapist


Alex has been a qualified Charted Physiotherapist since 2009. He has worked at the Royal Free Hospital in London, Colchester's Mill Road Spinal Clinic and Clacton Hospital. He has also worked in private practices in London and Essex. Alex is experienced in musculoskeletal physiotherapy, with a special interest in manual therapy, sports injuries and Pilates. His experience as an endurance athlete and qualified personal trainer prior to becoming a physiotherapist, has allowed him to bring these disciplines into individual rehabilitation programmes.


Sarah Mortimer BSC Hons MCSP - Women's Health Physiotherapist


Sarah is our Women's Health Specialist Physiotherapist. She treats pelvic floor dysfunctions including bladder and bowel incontinence, vaginal prolapses, pain, problems relating to childbirth (ante and post natal), musculoskeletal pregnancy problems and pre and post surgical hysterectomy and pelvic floor repairs.


Ellen Hellard BSc Hons MCSP - Clinic Physiotherapist


Ellen has been a Chartered Physiotherapist since qualifying in 2009. She perviously worked in private practice and an international paralympic team. As well as being a musculosketal physiotherapist, she has a special interest in wrists and hands.



Our Administration Staff


Gail Rouse - Practice Manager


Gail started work as a physiotherapy assistant at the Frinton Physiotherapy Clinic in 1994. She later set up the Connaught Clinic in 2004 , bringing with her 23 years of experience to Coastal Physiotherapy.



Our Sports Masseur


Tracey Woods SMA - Sports Masseur


Tracey is trained in level 3 Swedish massage, Indian Head Massage and Hopi Ear Candling. In 2013 she was awarded her certificate in advanced massage techniques and achieved level 3 and 4 in sports massage and therapy. She is a registered practitioner with the association of soft tissue therapists and has provided pre/post event sports massage at the London Marathon .


93 Connaught Avenue,

Frinton on Sea, CO13 9PP

Call us:

01255 850350