At Optimal Movement you will find professional
and friendly service from therapists that really care.

A therapist with expertise in soft tissue therapy, manipulations and human movement patterns, Joe is capable of finding the most effective way to treat your musculoskeletal problems. Joe Brocklehurst

Sports Therapist

A therapist and Personal Trainer with a background in Sports Science, Oli will progress your health and fitness goals using a range of proven practical methods.

Oli Blake

Sports Therapist


It may be cliche but it really has changed my daily life and outlook. I have the confidence to get back running and improve my fitness in the gym Shalana Wright

Chef & Gym Member

Oli’s treatment was an invaluable part of my success, which enabled me to go on and compete for Great Britain at the World Indoor Championships.

Lewis Moses

International Distance Runner

Joe’s knowledge and expertise used to diagnose and treat my lower back problem was excellent. Sue Clark



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One Leg is Better than Two

When you think of a gym or home workout, what's the first thing you think of? Many traditional strength and core training plans focus on exercises such as squats, sit-ups, and planks. At Optimal Movement we are strong advocates of single leg exercises for many...

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Does this claim make sense? Is it supported by scientific evidence? Is it safe? Is it legal? Supplements can introduce an overwhelming amount of confusion to newcomers and elite athletes alike. In a world of in-your-face marketing and cheap ingredients it’s unlikely...

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