As a keen horse rider as a child my initial exposure to physiotherapy was for a horse, which required equine physiotherapy to help her sore back; this inspired me to become a physiotherapist. After my human training in Bristol in the 1990’s, I went on to to study at the Royal Veterinary College and gained an Msc in Veterinary Physiotherapy. For […]
I have been working as a chartered physiotherapist for fourteen years since qualifying in 2003. Over that time I have been lucky enough to work in a variety of clinical settings which has given me excellent insight into a wide range of patients, conditions and rehabilitation techniques. I started out in the NHS where I […]
I qualified as a Physiotherapist 30 years ago, having had a short career in teaching. I worked for 12 years in the National health service, before setting up a small private clinic in Dursley. I worked as the Lead Physiotherapist at Gloucester rugby Football Club from 1990 to 2003, before retiring to the terraces to watch and enjoy! For more information about physiotherapy services […]
I spent the first eight years of my career rotating from one area of physiotherapy to another. On each new rotation I was convinced that this would be the one that i would specialise in. However, it took a very special physiotherapist who not only captured my interest in Neurological Physiotherapy but was able to maintain it. From then on I have been overwhelmed […]
As a child who enjoyed sport and a teenager who wanted a career in a caring profession, physiotherapy was the obvious choice. It is a career I still enjoy as I continue to learn more and more about the complexities of the human body and how I can have a positive effect on it, either by treating patients after an injury […]
Physiotherapy…… so why did I become a physiotherapist? how did i get here? Well it’s obvious, the first step to take was to leave school with ‘a’ levels to start a career in the city of London working for a merchant bank. after 6 seriously busy but enjoyable years, I started to realise that there must be more to life than making people happy by making them money.
I have been fanatical about sport and all types of exercise since I was a child. Physiotherapy was an obvious career choice for me and being able to teach movement alongside hands on treatment is the most fulfilling aspect of my job.