Cave Physiotherapy was established 2019 in order to provide South Cave and the surrounding areas with first class physiotherapy and sports medicine services.

All our Physiotherapists are registered with the Healthcare Professions Council and are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists.

Dan Ramsden
Dan RamsdenClinic Director
Dan qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2010 and has spent the past 14 years working in professional sport. He has completed further post graduate study in Injection therapy, Independent Prescribing and also holds Masters Degree in Sports & Exercise Medicine at the University of Leeds.

Alongside his work at Cave Physio Dan works full time for Hull KR as their Head of Performance, A role that involves the management of their Strength & Conditioning, Sports Science, Medicine and Nutrition Departments. Prior to this role Dan Spent 8 years as the Head of Physiotherapy for the club while also holding a similar role with the Scottish National Team. This included providing services to the squads during the 2016 4 Nations, 2017 Rugby League World Cup in Australia and New Zealand and the 2021 World Cup. Dan has also worked with numerous international athletes including current Aikido World Champions Laura Beardsmore and Paul Carr.

Dan has a special interest in the treatment of early degenerative conditions such as arthritis as well as complex sports injuries and concussion. He has recently completed an MBA at the University of Hull and is now working towards a PhD looking into the management of complex concussion. Dan is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Leeds.

More recently Dan has developed an interest in triathlon having completed Ironman 70.3 in Weymouth in 2022 and Ironman California in 2023.


Emily Abba
Emily AbbaSport Massage Therapist
Emily is a fully qualified sports massage therapist and also holds a Masters degree in Physiotherapy from York St John University. Previously Emily has also completed an Honours degree in Exercise Biomedicine through the University of Newcastle.

Over the past few years she has developed experience across various sports injury and physiotherapy settings.

At Cave Physiotherapy Emily offers sports massage appointments. Please call or book online to arrange a convenient time for you.


Tom Watson
Tom WatsonStrength & Conditioning Coach / Massage Therapist
Tom is the current lead strength and conditioning coach at 2022 Women’s Super League Grand Finalists, York Valkarie Rugby League.

Tom also has significant experience in massage therapy and holds a BSc Honours degree in Sports Rehabilitation from the University of Hull. More recently Tom has completed a Masters degree in Strength & Conditioning through Leeds Beckett University.

At the clinic Tom offers both sports massage appointments and injury rehabilitation sessions.