Claire Hughes

Claire completed a degree in Biomedical Science before completing a Physiotherapy degree at York St John University and qualifying in 2009. She has worked at County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust in a variety of roles before specialising in Musculoskeletal

Claire completed a degree in Biomedical Science before completing a Physiotherapy degree at York St John University and qualifying in 2009. She has worked at County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust in a variety of roles before specialising in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy. She has worked in private practice and for Virgin Health Care and joined Connect Health in 2016.

Claire has completed courses in Supplementary Prescribing and Injection Therapy and utilises the injection therapy to supplement treatments with patients. She has worked as a Senior Physiotherapist for the past 4 years and progressed to working as an Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner over the past 12 months. She has recently been appointed APP Team Leader of the Darlington team.

Claire has a keen interest in Pilates and has trained as a Pilates instructor and enjoys teaching classes and 1:1. She also enjoys running and promoting mental health and has previously worked doing pitch-side physiotherapy for local rugby teams.