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Metro Physio Prenton – Corona Virus information and instructions

During these unprecedented times we of course must significantly alter the way we operate and ask that you read the below. You must only attend a face to face appointment if you are comfortable with the measures we have taken, considered the risks posed and therefore give informed consent. We have carried out a full Covid-19 risk assessment at all clinics and advise the following: –

  • We use the guidelines provided by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy to justify a face to face appointment.
  • If you self-fund your treatment we prefer contactless or if not card payment (we do not currently accept cash).
  • Please wear a face mask to the appointment and if this is not possible please email us in advance of your appointment and we will arrange to have a mask left next to the hand sanitiser in reception.
  • Please attend alone unless you require a chaperone or assistance (any person attending must agree to follow the same procedures as yourself i.e. wear a face mask, be screened for Covid-19 symptoms, maintain social distance as much as possible, follow a one-way flow around the clinic etc.)
  • Please attend your appointment on time and no earlier than 5 minutes before your appointment time. This will ensure a smooth flow of appointments and reduce the chance of contact with another patient. Please wait in your vehicle if you arrive early to your appointment.
  • Please enter the building via the main gym entrance and turn right into our waiting area.
  • There will be no receptionist so upon entering please use the hand sanitiser provided and take a seat.
  • We have removed all non-essential items from the waiting area and clinic rooms, including tea/coffee facilities.
  • If possible do not use the gym toilets but if used please sanitise your hands when you re-enter the waiting room.
  • The therapist will greet you at your appointment time and firstly screen you for symptoms of Covid-19.
  • The treatment room and waiting area will be cleaned and disinfected before and after every patient
  • The therapist will wear PPE as instructed by the latest guidelines of a 3-ply face mask changed after every shift or if soiled, moist or damaged, disposable gloves and apron which are changed after every patient.
  • At the completion of the appointment you will be asked to sanitise your hands.
  • You will leave the clinic via the exit in the treatment room to minimise risk of contact with other patients.
  • PPE equipment will be disposed in line with current guidance

Wirral Physiotherapy Clinic, Metro Physio

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Where to Find Us: Total Fitness Prenton
Prenton Way, North Cheshire Trading Estate, Prenton, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH43 3DU

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Treatments Provided by Metro Physio Wirral

Please note that our more specialised services such as injection therapy are not provided at all our clinics.

Physiotherapy & Sport Rehabilitation

We start with a detailed assessment and examination to ensure we have a clear understanding of the problem before building your treatment plan.  We will use a range of techniques and treatments to acheive the desired results.


Acupuncture is used in conjunction with other treatments such as manual therapy and exercise to enhance treatment outcomes by reducing pain and promoting healing.  It stimulates the brain and spinal cord to produce natural chemicals such as endorphins and serotonin.

Ostenil Injection Therapy

An effective treatment for mild to moderate osteoarthritis, we inject a substance directly into a joint or tissue to achieve pain relief that typically lasts 9 – 12 months.

Sports Massage in Wirral

Sports therapy includes sports massage which is a deep tissue massage used to alleviate stress and tension and to address minor issues as they occur to help prevent long term niggling injuries developing.  Anyone can benefit from sports massage treatments, you don’t have to be a sports person!

Spinal Manipulation

A manual therapy which involves manipulation of the spine to increase the range of movement.  It is often used to relieve chronic lower back pain.

Sports Taping

Taping can be used to give additional support to muscles and joints to aid the recovery process and reduce pain.  The tape must be applied in a specific way which is influenced by many individual factors.  You should consult an expert for advice before using tape yourself.

What Our Clients Think Of Our Services

I have found the treatment with Metro Health and Wellbeing to be an integral part of my treatment as a swimmer especially in the last few weeks leading up to a major competition. The staff are very experienced, knowledgeable, supportive and informative. Assessments and treatments are clearly explained both before and after and advice and guidance given where appropriate. I find the service and staff welcoming, friendly and very accommodating with respect to appointment times. I would have no hesitation in recommending them.

Danielle Lowe

British Swimmer

Extremely pleased with treatment received at Metro Physio. Extremely professional and knowledgeable and maintains a friendly and polite approach. Would highly recommend treatment at Metro Physio to others.

Stephen Waters

I refer my clients to Metro Physio for physiotherapy and related services. I have found them extremely efficient in booking patients in for appointments and the feedback from those receiving treatment has been first class.

Des Collins

Health, Safety and Security Advisor, Frederic Robinson Brewery Ltd

Meet The Metro Physio Team

Please note that most therapists work at more than one clinic.  If you wish to see a specific therapist please let us know and we will let you know which clinics they work at and at what times.

Byron Clithero

Byron Clithero

Clinic Director

Byron initially became interested in physiotherapy through his involvement in the sport of gymnastics and has never lost his passion for either.

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Nicola Lomax

Clinic Director

Nicola developed her interest in physiotherapy as a teenager whilst competing for Wirral and Merseyside athletics teams as a javelin thrower. She qualified in 2004 with a First Class BSc Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Salford.

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Kerri Davenport

Chartered Physiotherapist

Kerri became inspired to be a physiotherapist by her own experience of having physiotherapy following an injury. She graduated from Liverpool University in 2008 and immediately gained a position in the NHS as a rotational physiotherapist.

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Ben Farrelly

Ben Farrelly

Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Whilst studying for his BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science, Ben developed an interest in Physiotherapy. He pursued this interest, successfully completing his Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy at Leeds Metropolitan University.

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Greg Mylonas

Chartered Physiotherapist

At the age of 15, Greg suffered from an injury that doctors said would prevent him from continuing to play basketball. After having 4 weeks of physiotherapy, he was fit to return to competitive playing and inspired to become a physiotherapist.

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James Sweeney

Sport Rehabilitator

James first found his interest in Physical Therapy when studying Biology and Physical Education at College. He then continued to pursue this passion at the University of Bolton, where he graduated with a First-Class Honours in Sport Rehabilitation in 2017.

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John Fairclough

John Fairclough

Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

John’s interest in physiotherapy developed whilst studying for his BSc Honours degree in Sports and Exercise Science. He soon discovered that his passion lied in the management and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries so went on to gain his Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from Leeds Metropolitan University in March 2007.

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Lewis Yuill

Senior Physiotherapist

After achieving his BSc in Physiotherapy at the University of Huddersfield in 2001 Lewis took a post with the NHS at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and spent 15 months on rotation placements, gaining experience in a range of areas including intensive care, respiratory conditions, rehabilitation for strokes and musculoskeletal clinics.

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Becky Dean

Chartered Physiotherapist

Becky developed an interest in Physiotherapy whilst completing her undergraduate degree in BSc Sport Science. She qualified in 2016 with a First Class Honours Degree in Physiotherapy.

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Ian Buckley

Chartered Physiotherapist

Ian originally became interested in physiotherapy as a teenager whilst playing rugby. He sustained some knee and low back injuries which led to him seek the help of a physiotherapist. This, combined with his interest in biology, sculptured his interest in studying physiotherapy.

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Tom O'Sullivan

Sport Rehabilitator

Tom’s interest in sports medicine started to take root during his career as an elite gymnast. He observed teammates regularly sustaining injuries that would prevent them from training and competing.

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Carrie Joynson

Carrie Antrobus

Assistant Operations Manager

Supporting and assisting the Operations Manager with the day to day running of all clinics.

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Michelle Walkling

Michelle Walkling


Meeting and greeting patients at Metro Health & Wellbeing physiotherapy head office. The booking in process of patients and ensuring the experience with Metro Health and Wellbeing is of the highest quality from the very beginning.

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Stuart Ainsworth

Stuart Ainsworth

Operations Manager

Overall responsibility for the standard of facilities at all clinics Overall responsibility for the training and performance of the administrators Ensure the highest standard of service is provided to all of our clients.

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Physiotherapy Birkenhead and Wirral

Metro Physio provides expert Physiotherapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Sports Massage, Acupuncture and many other services from our Prenton Clinic on the Wirral and at other locations across Greater Manchester and Merseyside.

All our Wirral Physiotherapists have completed extensive training in the field of Physiotherapy and are members of the Health Care Professions Council and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Our Physiotherapy team frequently attend postgraduate courses and continuous professional development to ensure they always deliver the highest level of assessment and treatment. As we are based within the Total Fitness Health Club, we are able to offer rehabilitation in both our highly equipped treatment room and the prestigious Total Fitness Gym. We also offer acupuncture, sports taping and sports massage therapies in Wirral.

Locating the Building

The clinic is very easily located at junction 3 of the M53 which is the large Prenton/ Woodchurch roundabout. Follow the signs on the roundabout for the North Cheshire Trading Estate which brings you onto Prenton Way. The Total Fitness Health Club is located a short distance down Prenton Way on the right hand side.


There is private car parking available in the gym car park.

Accessing the Building

Please enter the gym via the main entrance.

Locating The Waiting Area

The Metro Physio waiting area is located just to the right as you enter the club.