Mr Marcus Bateman, consultant in physiotherapy at Derby Private Health, specialising in physiotherapy of the shoulder

Mr Marcus Bateman BSc(Hons), MSc, IP, MCSP

Upper Limb Consultant Physiotherapist

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Areas of expertise:

All shoulder pathologies including:

  • Shoulder instability
  • Rotator cuff related pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Brachial neuritis

Services provided:

  • Shoulder assessment and diagnostics
  • Physiotherapy rehabilitation
  • Steroid injection



Marcus qualified as a physiotherapist from the University of Manchester in 2001.  After initially working in Worcester he moved to Derby in 2003 and subsequently completed a MSc in physiotherapy from the University of Nottingham.  He also has qualifications allowing him to prescribe medication and perform steroid injections.

Marcus has worked as a specialist in the Derby Shoulder Unit since 2007 and only treats patients with upper limb conditions, most commonly affecting the shoulder.  He has a particular interest in shoulder instability and developed the Derby Shoulder Instability Rehabilitation Programme specifically to help patients whose shoulders dislocate.  This is now widely used in the UK and overseas.

He has a keen research interest and published more than a dozen journal papers plus one book chapter.  He is currently involved with two large national trials: UKFroST investigating the best treatment for frozen shoulder, and GRASP investigating the best conservative treatment for rotator cuff related pain.  Marcus also teaches on training courses and conferences for physiotherapists and doctors both nationally and internationally.


Mr Marcus Bateman does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Mr Marcus Bateman does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Mr Marcus Bateman does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at Derby Private Health.


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