Meet the team

You'll be in good hands at Andrew Higgins & Associates Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic. Our team is highly trained and provides the latest services and professional advice. Our top priority is to keep you well.


Andrew and his associates are all members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Andrew Higgins

Clinic Owner and Lead Physiotherapist


Specialist areas:

  • sports physiotherapy; especially golf, running and cycling
  • manual therapy
  • acupuncture


Professional career:

Andrew is the most well-respected physiotherapist in the Plymouth area following a long career both in the NHS and in the Ministry of Defence.


Andrew qualified in 1996 from Brunel University and has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal problems. As well as opening Andrew Higgins & Associates Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Clinic in 2006, Andrew is also the Lead Physiotherapist at HMS Drake, managing a large department of physiotherapists and Physical Training Instructors in supporting Naval and Marine personnel back to deployment.


Prior to this role, Andrew was the Clinical Specialist in the Accident & Emergency Department at Derriford Hospital, working closely with Emergency and Orthopaedic consultants to provide his specialist opinion on injuries sustained. 


In 2002 Andrew established the practice, starting with home visits in the local area before renting a small clinic space before expanding the practice to the Plymstock and Woolwell clinics.


Having maintained a long and specialised career in the local area, Andrew has forged an enviable reputation with patients, GP's and Clinical Consultants.


Paul Dowrick

Senior Associate Physiotherapist


Specialist areas:


  • manual therapy

  • acupuncture

  • sports physiotherapy; especially rugby, running & cycling


Professional career:


Having qualified in 1997, Paul joined the clinic in 2006. He has expertise in the assessment and treatment of patients with sports-related injuries; in particular, running and rugby. Paul has been the lead physiotherapist for U15 and U16 South West and Devon Rugby Teams.

As well as senior physiotherapist at Derriford Hospital, Paul has also been the Clinical Specialist in the Lumbar Spine Pathway Clinic at Derriford. His current role there is as a Specialist in hips, working alongside orthopaedic consultants to provide his expertise.


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07771 983415 


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