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Watford Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic (formerly Daniel Leers Physio Watford) is a professional physiotherapy, sports massage and deep tissue massage clinic based in Pump Gyms, Watford.

We specialise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy (joints, muscles and bones) and complimentary treatments. This includes one to one advice on pain management, injury prevention, exercise prescription and returning to activities that matter to you.

By the end of our treatments, you will know the tools and strategies available to be able to self manage your condition,  giving you back control of your injury.

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Daniel Leers (mCSP, HCPC, BSc Hons, MChem)

Senior Physiotherapist

I studied at the University of Hertfordshire and gained further qualifications in sports massage therapy, acupuncture for physiotherapy conditions, pain management and functional strength training.

I am focussed on evidenced based practice and love returning clients to meaningful activities with self management strategies to achieve this.

I setup the clinic as I wanted to deliver the best possible service in a way I truly believe in.

I am a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). See below for links to check the register and find out more.

Remember to check out my blogs and book an appointment online for a consultation, sports massage or acupuncture treatment.

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Claude Mok (mCSP, HCPC, BSc Hons)

Senior Physiotherapist

Claude Mok studied at King’s College London and completed both junior and senior rotations at West Hertfordshire NHS Trust. She has recently now joined the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital to further her career and improve on musculoskeletal and orthopaedic knowledge.


Claude is currently working additional hours at the clinic and has good experience with muscle, joint and elderly care as well as assessing sports injuries. Treatments include sports massage, acupuncture and she has a similar functional exercise and treatment approach to the clinic.

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Priya Valambhia (BSc Hons)

Sports Massage Therapist

Priya has had 10 years experience in fitness and healthcare as a personal trainer, sports therapist and physiotherapy assistant. She is currently studying to become a physiotherapist and has many transferrable skills.


Priya is working additional hours at Daniel Leers Physio Watford to supplement studies and expand healthcare knowledge. She has a BSc Hons degree in sports therapy, is a qualified personal trainer and has additional qualifications in Strength and Conditioning. See our online booking page to book an appointment or contact us to find out more.


MD: "Daniel has been great with sports massage and acupuncture for my torn calf muscle which is, after 3 weeks, back up to running strength. His advice on stretching and training plans has been invaluable as without it I'm sure I would have overdone things too quickly. It's also been very useful that Daniel has appointments on the weekend. I'll be back if I need a top up or further treatment!"

RC: "I was very impressed with Daniel. I had a hip replacement just before Xmas and they tell you physio is really important so I went looking for private physio sessions. He was very thorough and gave me some great exercises to do which really made a difference. I would definitely recommend him and would use him again."

VM:"Highly recommended!
Daniel is very professional and knowledgeable, also very approachable and helpful. I went to see Daniel with a long standing shoulder problem, the treatments and the exercises he gave really helped. I also turn up to some appointments with new injuries from various sports, and Daniel is always happy to help and advise, and sometimes will end up treating the new injury too.
Thanks Daniel!


GG: "Following a car accident, I was looking for a physiotherapist who was based locally in Watford. I decided to see Daniel due to the positive reviews online. I have been under his care for the past month and he has been very patient, listened to my pain/progress and treated me accordingly. He also gradually introduced and demonstrated exercises for me. The fact he also does acupuncture has been of great help for my muscle tightness and pain relief. I would highly recommend his professional service."

LH: "I found Daniel very professional and caring. I would not hesitate to use his physiotherapy sessions in the future. Thank you Daniel."

AG: "I went to Daniel to look at my neck after whiplash. I spoke with him on the phone first and then booked an appointment with him. At the consultation, he assessed my neck and then showed me so many exercises I could do. He was so kind and patient and knowledgeable I really felt at ease after seeing him and the stress of the situation had been relieved. The exercises really did the trick and my neck felt so much better and I am very glad that I went to his physio in the end. Really recommend anyone in Watford area to go here. Thank you Daniel!"

HB: "I've seen Daniel for sports massage as well as physio for an ankle injury. I have seen significant improvement in just a couple of sessions. He was really helpful, knowledgeable and professional in his approach."

KS: "Have seen Daniel a few times now for acupuncture to help with fibromyalgia and he has been great. Really knows his stuff and I feel much better after his treatments. Would highly recommend to anyone."

NA: "I was in very serious pains before I met Daniel. He was patient enough to understand my pains and he gave me a deep sports massage. After the first appointment, I felt a lot better and lighter. I even stopped the use of pain relief gel on my body. I have since booked more massages and I’ll definitely recommend you to try it out. A trial will convince you! Thanks Daniel!"

CC: "Daniel is very professional and easy to speak to, with a great knowledge and understanding of the injuries/issues I had. He used techniques which really hit the spot. Would highly recommend."

TJ: "I when to see Daniel today for lower back pain, it was my first visit and for sure not last one!!. Feel much better. Very profesional with good expericnce, high recommed."

FS: "Been visiting Daniel a few times now and his pin point of muscle and knots along with the mix of acupuncture is really good! effective muscle release, will be coming back 100%."

CG: "I went in to see Daniel for some neck pain I was experiencing. He was friendly, and explained everything he was doing and how it worked. Safe to say one day post treatment and the pain has gone. Fantastic!"

DW: "I had a sore upper back that had been getting progressively worse. First visit to see Daniel yesterday and it's so much better today, I can’t believe the difference. I definitely recommend the sports massage!"

SS: "Great Physio. Very professional."

MM: "I had an issue with my shoulder.After a few treatmens Daniel sorted the problem.I highly recommend him"


PL: "Great explanation and helped me get rid of my back pain. Would recommend to anyone!"

RP: "Today's treatment was nothing short of near miraculous. Well done and very grateful."

MJ: "Please thank her (Claude) for her very effective first session."

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Please note we have an online booking system which can accept payments through Stripe. Alternatively we can also take cash and card payments in the clinic.

We also accept most major insurance companies (but not currently BUPA):

Aviva, AXA PPP, Vitality Health, WPA, Aetna International and Healix Health.


Pump Gyms,
Wolsey Business Park,
Tolpits Lane,

WD18 9BL

Opening Times:
Monday: 2-9pm
Tuesday: 2-9pm
Wednesday: 8-9pm
Thursday: 2-9pm
Saturday: 9-1pm
Sunday: 9-5pm

07935 705545


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