Femke van Dreven BSc (Physio), MSc, MCSP

Clinical Specialist - Physiotherapy


Specialist areas:

  • Sports Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Chronic and Acute Neck Pain
  • Injection Therapy



-Member of HCPC (Health & Care Professions Council) click here

-Member of CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapists)

-Member of ACPSEM (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports & Exercise Medicine)


Committee Member of ACPSEM 2016-2020

Chairman of ACPOMIT 2010-2012

Committee Member of ACPOMIT 2008-2010

Committee Member of BASEM (North East branch) 2003-2008 


Professional career:

Femke left her part-time post as an Upper Limb ESP (Extended Scope Practitioner) in the NHS, to dedicate all her time to Durham City Physio Ltd in Durham. She set up the clinic in 2008.

She obtained her physiotherapy degree at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1992, and moved to the UK in 2000.

She also qualified as a Personal Fitness Trainer in 1995.

She gained her diploma in Injection Therapy in 2005, and completed her MSc in Sport & Exercise Injury Management at Leeds Metropolitan University in 2010.


She enjoys treating patients, from novice to elite athlete, acute to chronic injuries. She has a special interest in shoulder & sports injuries.


She was a Physiotherapist at the London 2012 Olympic Games,

and was Lead Physiotherapist for cycling and marathon at Commonwealth Games at Glasgow in 2014, and Physiotherapist at the European Games held in Baku, Azerbaijan in 2015. She recently also worked as part of the medical team at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London and 2018 World Indoor Championships in Birmingham.


She also runs for Durham City Harriers.

To book an appointment:

Call 0191 7068268


or email:



55A Old Elvet






Opening Times

Monday 9am-7pm

Tuesday 9am-5pm

Wednesday 9am-6pm

Thursday 9am-5pm

Friday 9am-4pm

Saturday 9am-1pm