Cathy Gordon

Broad Category
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Exercise, Jaw / temporomandibular joint (TMJ), Paediatrics / children, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
North West, Online/Telephone/Remote
Stockport / Manchester
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Cathy Gordon is a jaw (temporomandibular joint), head and neck and vestibular specialist with experience in the management of all musculoskeletal upper and lower limb and spinal conditions in adults and children. She is experienced treating musicians and singers from the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) and performance professionals around the North West. Cathy uses manual therapy, acupuncture, and personal exercise programmes to support injury recovery and prevention. She is a keen violinist and pianist and plays in several orchestras and chamber groups in the Manchester area. She is based at Romiley Physio, Stockport.

Cathy is one of the leading physiotherapists treating TMD (jaw pain) in the UK.  She works with the Maxillofacial Dept at Stepping Hill Hospital and privately takes referrals from specialist experienced TMD dentists in the Manchester area, although patients travel from all areas of the North West up to the Isle of Man to receive treatment. In 2009, Cathy co-founded ACPTMD (the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Temporomandibular Disorders). Cathy also teaches students and musicians/singers/teachers on the management of jaw / facial pain in singers and musicians

Cathy provides physiotherapy treatment and rehabilitation for dizziness and problems with balance, including benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). She works with otolaryngologists or ENT (Ear Nose and Throat) consultants in the NHS and have developed a new role in a Balance clinic working with an ENT consultant and the audiology department.