07771 357957 INFO@CHPHYSIO.CO.UK

Personalised Chartered Physiotherapy Services

Carolyn offers a personalised service to her patients with complete continuity of care. This involves detailed examination and assessment; diagnosis and treatment; an individually selected exercise programme and education to prevent future recurrence.
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Carolyn Hogg has over 25 years experience of working as a private practitioner in the Reading and Downland area treating musculoskeletal conditions. Carolyn trained at the Middlesex Hospital, London, and also holds an honours degree in Physiology from Bristol University.

Carolyn obtained an Honours degree in Physiology at Bristol University (originally planning to read veterinary medicine), before choosing a career in Physiotherapy. She studied at the Middlesex Hospital in London where she discovered her interest in Orthopaedics and outpatients. 

Her early career featured working at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup in Kent and then at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. She was a founder member of the Reading Sports Injury Clinic and also started supplementing her NHS work with private practice in the evenings. It was at the RBH that she developed her passion for shoulders as the world renowned Reading Shoulder Unit was now born. Carolyn worked at the private Whitley Glebe Clinic in Reading (alongside Orthopaedic Surgeons) for over 10 years treating musculo-sketetal conditions. She then moved to the Berkshire Independent Hospital in 1998, and laterly specialised in Shoulders.

She left B.I.H. in 2018 to focus on her home private practice. Carolyn has attended conferences globally; lectured on shoulder rehabilitation to GPs and Consultants as well as Physios. Convened Reading Shoulder Conferences at Reading University and the Madejski Conference Centre. Carried out training sessions for hospital colleagues. Founded the Reading special interest group (shoulders), conducted talks and interactive sessions.

Available Services

Clinical Assessment
Manual Therapy
Dry Needling
Therapeutic exercises
Core stability
Posture correction
Gait analysis

Carolyn specialises in shoulder conditions and neck problems, she also has considerable experience in elbows, hips and back pain.

She worked in the Reading Shoulder Unit at the Berkshire Independent Hospital, Reading, for nearly 20 years, gaining knowledge and insight into the whole range of shoulder conditions by working alongside world-renowned pioneering shoulder surgeons. She has written post-operative protocols and delivered informative talks on the subject.

Shoulder conditions treated (examples):
Subacromial Pain Syndrome (formally Impingement Syndrome)
Rotator cuff imbalance/tendonitis 
Instability (including muscle patterning type)
Frozen shoulder (stiff shoulder syndrome)
Impacted humeral fracture
Other fractures not requiring surgery (eg greater tuberosity)

Post-operative rehabilitation of shoulder operations:
Reverse shoulder replacement (Verso)
Copeland Shoulder replacement
Rotator Cuff repair
Manipulation Under Anaesthetic
Fractures (pinned, plated, or palm tree fixation) of humerus (upper arm) or clavicle (collar bone)

Other conditions treated:
Cervical spondylosis/stiff painful neck
Neck pain with radiation to scapula (shoulder blade)
Lumbar spondylosis (low back pain with/without radiation)
Thoracic dysfunction
Hip or groin pain
Tendonitis (eg tennis elbow, golfers elbow, achilles)
Sprains and strains
Posture related pain

Post-operative rehabilitation of orthopaedic surgery:
Total Knee Replacement
Total Hip Replacement
Hip Arthroscopy
Fractures with fixation
Lumbar discectomy


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Carolyn's practice is located in the village of Beedon, Newbury in West Berkshire and is just a quick 4 minute drive from Junction 13 M4.

Take Chieveley exit off A34, also signed to Newbury Showground. Turn left at T junction and immediately right into Oxford Road (signed Beedon). Go straight for 3 miles, pass the Coach pub on RHS, continue 1/4 mile up slight hill. Turn right into Beedon Hill House DIRECTLY opposite blue cycle sign (for East Ilsley).

Take Beedon exit off A34 (which is the one after East Ilsley and Compton). Continue straight for 1/3 mile up slight hill. Turn left into Beedon Hill House on the brow of the hill.

Take M4 westbound. Come off at Junction 13 and take 3rd exit A34(N). Almost immediately take 1st exit to Chieveley, then follow directions as from South.

Take M4 eastbound and exit at Junction 13. Take 1st exit A34(N) and immediately 1st exit to Chieveley. Follow as above.

There is ample parking directly in front of the building, which is the one facing you at the end of the drive (not the main house).

The treatment room and gym are both on the ground floor.

07771 357957


Beedon Hill House
RG20 8SG