The Performance Clinic

Feel Better Perform Better

65 Kells Lane, Gateshead, NE9 5SJ Directions

Tel 0191 435 0560
   Now closed Open today 14:30 - 20:00

Business overview

At The Performance Clinic you can experience the same level of world class therapy as an elite athlete. You don’t have to be from a sporting background to see our therapists!

Are you looking for a physiotherapy and sports injury clinic that demonstrates world class physiotherapy expertise? Then come and visit us. At The Performance Clinic you can experience the same level of world class therapy as an elite athlete. You don’t have to be from a sporting background to see our therapists! It means that the level of knowledge, care and expertise we provide you with is elite level.

The core values of The Performance Clinic are to be dynamic and proactive. The focus on each individual athlete with a special level of care and consideration will ensure world class physiotherapy service provision that is above and beyond your expectations.

We diagnose, treat, educate and help prevent many diverse conditions. Whether you are injured or not, we will give you the tools in the form of stretches, exercises, training advice, footwear recommendations to prevent injury and to realise your performance goals.


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Penny is the owner and founder of The Performance Clinic. Penny specialises in sports injuries having worked in elite sport since 2002; with UK Athletics, British Swimming, British Rowing and the English Institute of Sport. Penny regularly travels the world to support the Great Britain Team.
Ryan is an osteopath, master personal trainer/ strength and fitness coach, sports massage therapist and serving physical training instructor within the Royal Marines Reserves.
Darren Finnegan has recently joined The Performance Clinic as a Chartered Physiotherapist with a specialist interest in movement analysis and biomechanics. Darren has worked with the Great Britain Basketball team as lead physio for the Under 20s, developing an interest in foot and ankle injuries.
Catherine is a registered Cranio Sacral Therapist and Physiotherapist. She moved back to Newcastle 2 years ago after living in London 13 years. During her time in London she was a tutor at the London College of Cranio Sacral Therapy where she lectured and ran teaching clinics.
James has been a fully qualified and practising Shiatsu practitioner for over 12 years, with full registration to the Shiatsu Society. He is also qualified to level 4 as a sports massage therapist, with membership to the Sports Massage Association.
We have fantastic Hatha and Iyengar Yoga classes running every Monday 10.30am-11.30am, Tuesday 9.00am - 10.30am and Thursday 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Please book a session in advance to ensure you secure a place. Call 0191 4350560 or email
At The Performance Clinic we offer first class pilates classes run by Sarah and Hilary. We have Sarah's Physio Led Pilates class on a Monday from 8.00pm-9.00pm and Hilary's class on a Sunday 3.30pm-4.30pm. Please book a session in advance to secure your place.
How much wold you like to tango like the stars on Strictly? Come to The Performance Clinic to enjoy a tango class with John Paul every Sunday 1pm-2pm. Please book in advance to secure your place.

Products & Services

arthritic pain treatment

biomechanical assessments


clinical pilates

back treatment

gait analysis

injury rehabilitation

massage therapy

muscle pain treatment

pain relief therapy

shoulder pain treatment

sports injury clinics

sports massage

trapped nerves treatment

Bike Fit


Sports nutrition

Sports medicine


Physiology testing




Kalma Baby Yoga

Ballet Burn and Stretch


Absolutely Brilliant Physio!!

Penny is a fantastic physio. Very highly recommended.
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