OUR SPECIALIST PHYSIO TEAM

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Duncan Mason - Clinic Director

Registered with the Health Professions Council 
Member Chartered Society of Physiotherapy 
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine 
Sports Massage SMA Level 4 qualified 
UK Athletics Physiotherapist in Endurance

Duncan qualified in 1990 and worked in the National Health Service for several years. He has extensive experience, having worked with a wide range of patients and conditions, specialising in diagnosis and management of musculo skeletal pathologies. His work history includes Clinical Specialist roles in Upper Limb, Lower Limb and Spinal condition, working closely with Orthopaedic surgeons.

​Duncan is vastly experienced in the management and prevention of running injuries. He has worked with many of Great Britain's top distance runners.

​His UK Athletics work includes:

  • Several GB athletics team altitude camps in the French Pyrenees and in Kenya

  • Great Britain team Physiotherapist for the World half Marathon Championships

  • Great Britain team Physiotherapist for European Cup 10,000m

  • European, World Championships and London 2012 Olympic games altitude holding camps Font Romeu

  • Part of medical team at the European Championships in Barcelona 2010

  • Providing regular physiotherapy to GB Athletics Team members throughout the year

He is completing a PhD looking at the parameters of running gait in elite athletes and the effect of running injuries on biomechanics in the Gait laboratory at Salford University, where he currently lectures in Physiotherapy at Undergraduate and post graduate levels.

His specialist knowledge into managing athletics injuries comes from his extensive experience from training and competing as an athlete, with 65 minute half marathon PB and has run in the elite field at the London marathon finishing in the top 30.

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Ritchie Barber

Registered with the Health Professions Council
Member Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

​Ritchie graduated from Salford University with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy. 

His experiences have led his developing an insight into managing performance in swimmers and disabled athletes. Ritchie competed at the highest levels in the pool at World Championships and Paralympic games culminating at Sydney 2000 where he was narrowly beaten into the silver medal position.

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Kathryn Wise - Clinic Director

Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Registered with the Health Professions Council
Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
Member of the Football Medical Association

Kathryn qualified as a Physiotherapist from The University of Salford with a 1st Class Honours degree in 2008.  Since then she has gained a vast amount of experience working within sport and also completed her Masters Degree in Sports Physiotherapy in 2015 with her dissertation looking at foot contact in Marathon Runners. 

Kathryn has worked in the clinic for the last seven years alongside other working commitments.  She has worked in the NHS as a Senior Physiotherapist in Musculoskeletal Outpatients, as well as various football clubs.  She has worked for Manchester United Soccer Schools, Leigh Genesis Football Club as the Head Physiotherapist and at Blackpool Football Club with the Reserves, Youth Team and Centre of Excellence. 

Her last footballing role was as the Head Physiotherapist of Liverpool Ladies Football Club. She is now based full-time at the clinic. 

She has a keen interest in sport and injury prevention, is a qualified Pilates instructor and is trained to teach CPR and AED. Other skills include kinesiology taping, kinnective instrument assisted soft tissue mobilisation, sports massage and acupuncture.
 

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Tim Pigott

Registered with the Health Professions Council
Member Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Member Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine (Silver)
Member Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

​Tim qualified in 2003 and has worked in sport since 2005. After working in the NHS for several years, gaining knowledge and skills in a diverse range of specialities progressing to the role of 'Band7/ Senior 1 - Highly Specialised Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist', Tim moved to full time elite sports in private practice and as a consultant to the English Institute of Sport (EIS). This involved supporting Olympic and Paralympic athletes ahead of London2012, local professional athletes from the Eagles basketball team, martial artists, climbers, racquet sports, equestrian sports, netball, volleyball, football and rugby. He regularly supports athletes at international grand prix events and travels with teams including rugby union, rugby league and superleague netball.

Tim's own sport is Triathlon and running, particularly Ironman and marathon distances. He is also the North East regional triathlon academy assistant coach and team manager for the IRC squad. As a contributor to TriathlonPlus magazine Tim has published numerous articles on physio and training topics.

Since qualifying Tim has gone on to gain qualifications in acupuncture, sports massage, orthopaedic medicine, sports trauma management, suturing and wound management, strength and conditioning, and an MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice (Manipulative Therapy). He is currently involved in a research project using X-Sens motion capture system to analyse the interaction between horse, saddle and rider to identify interventions to reduce the risk to both horse and rider.

Tim is also a certified Retül bike fitter, providing cycling specific motion-capture bike fittings to deliver highly accurate and comprehensive bike fit data to guide optimal performance, efficiency, injury prevention, and comfort on the bike.

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James Williams

Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Member of the Health and Care Professions Council 
Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
Member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine

​James qualified from Keele University with first class honours in 2001 and progressed to senior physiotherapist within the NHS by 2004. He has trained and worked with one of the UK's pre-eminent experts in shoulder rehabilitation, has qualifications in acupuncture, a postgraduate diploma in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and is currently completing masters degree research for publication into chronic ankle instability. 

Since 2005 James has worked with all aspects of musculoskeletal conditions within private practice. His expertise lies in the treatment of soft tissue injuries and his success with rehabilitating athletes of all ages and abilities is enhanced by his own experience as a keen distance runner.  As a masters athlete he has an understanding of the challenges facing older competitors and he continues to race as a vet 40 for Salford Harriers AC. His other skills include kinesio-taping, spinal mobilisation and massage. He will be commencing doctoral research in 2017 and a career as an academic beckons. 

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Will Beauchamp

Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Registered with the Health Professions Council
Member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
Qualified Coach in Running Fitness

Since graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University, Will has worked in several areas of practice within the NHS, including Musculoskeletal Medicine, Rheumatology, Cardiology, and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. A keen interest in health and lifestyle related diseases has enabled him to work on several research studies, with topics ranging from Cardiovascular Disease in Women, to the treatment of Ankle Osteoarthritis in Adults. This breadth of exposure has enabled Will to build a strong understanding of the multi-factorial aspects and health and lifestyle related illnesses, the importance of a holistic approach to treatment, and the variety of strategies available for managing the most common health problems of today.

Will’s passion, however, lies within sports injury rehabilitation. In 2017 Will was a recipient of the Physiotherapy Sports Prize, and his strong clinical interest in the treatment and management of injuries in endurance runners has enabled him to work with international and Olympic level athletes. Will is keen to help rehabilitate people of all abilities, and he gains huge satisfaction from enabling his clients to get back to doing what they love the most; whether that’s international competition or just walking the dog!

Outside of work, Will is a competitive distance runner who’s accolades include several County Championship titles and numerous race wins, ranging in distances from 3000m track, to the marathon, and even ultramarathons! He also has a keen interest in triathlon, mountaineering, and playing a variety of musical instruments.
 

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Pete Cuddy

Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists
Registered with the Health Professions Council

Peter graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2012. He began his career as a Junior NHS Physiotherapist at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals in London, gaining knowledge and skills in a diverse range of specialities including Orthopaedics and amputee rehabilitation. He then specialised as a Musculoskeletal therapist in the North West before progressing to a Senior MSK Physiotherapist position in the NHS, whilst also developing valuable experience in the Private Physiotherapy sector since 2016.  He has recently completed a Masters in Advanced Physiotherapy with Distinction from the University of Salford. Peter is committed to further developing his own practice through undertaking of various CPD courses and training, including Foundation level Pilates and MSK Acupuncture. 
 

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Susan Scott

Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Sue qualified in 1998 and worked in Northern Ireland before relocating to Manchester and starting work at Worsley Physio Clinic in 2007. Sue has completed the kinetic control movement dysfunction courses and follows this approach to successfully rehabilitate her patients. Sue has also completed the MACP Courses (Manipulation Association of Chartered Physiotherapists). She is particularly skilled in the management of spinal conditions.