CATH LEFTLEY qualified as a chartered physiotherapist at Salford University in 1996.
She started her career working full time in the NHS before opening the clinic in 2001.
Cath now works full time at the clinic and specialises in shoulder and spinal disorders.
She has an MSc in Musculo-Skeletal Healthcare from Keele University, a diploma in joint injection therapy and practices acupuncture.
Cath is also a qualified Pilates Instructor with the Australian Physiotherapy Pilates Institute (APPI).
ZOE PUGH qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from the University of Brighton in 1997.
Previous experience includes many years within the NHS and private sector, working with professional sports teams including football, ice hockey and basketball. She is a fully certified instructor with the APPI
Zoe has a special interest in postoperative orthopaedics, sports injuries and spinal conditions. Zoe also has extensive experience in treating musculoskeletal Antenatal and Postnatal conditions.
CATHERINE ALLEN qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from Keele University in 2001.
Previous experience includes physiotherapy both for sports and non-sporting musculoskeletal conditions in the NHS and the private sectors.
Catherine has a special interest in the management of back and neck conditions, acupuncture, holistic rehabilitation and Pilates.
REBECCA CORNEY qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1994 from The University of Brighton.
Her previous experience includes working in both the NHS and private practice. She has spent most of her time in Musculoskeletal services as a clinical specialist and more recently in women’s health.
Rebecca has completed her APPI Pilates training and is currently instructing Pilates classes here with us on Wednesday morning.
HEATHER KERR qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2010.
Previous experience includes working in the NHS and private sector. Currently working as senior Physiotherapist in a community rehabilitation team.
Heather has a special interest in acupuncture for chronic pain and elderly rehabilitation.
FAYE CLAYTON-SMITH qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from the University of East Anglia in 2009.
Previous experience includes working in the NHS within both the acute and community settings. She is currently working in a community neurological rehabilitation team.
Faye has a special interest in neurology and more recently Pilates.
LAURA HAY qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from the University of Manchester in 2002.
Previous experience includes working full time at the Manchester Royal Infirmary. She has a diploma in orthopaedic medicine, and is currently working towards a masters degree in manipulative therapy.
Laura has a special interest in acupuncture for musculo-skeletal injuries. She is also a certified instructor with the APPI.
HELEN FIRTH qualified as a physiotherapist from the University of East London in 2000. She has worked in the NHS and overseas in Australia and Zambia.
Currently Helen works for the NHS specialising in Pain Management and has recently completed her Non-Medical Prescribers course.
Helen has a special interest in Chronic Pain and Pilates and teaches Level 1 and Level 2 classes on a Friday afternoon.
KRISTINA WRIGHT qualified as a chartered physiotherapist from Teeside University in 2002.
Previous experience includes many years working within the NHS and she currently works as a clinical lead physiotherapist in a community neurological rehabilitation team. She is a fully certified Pilates instructor with the APPI.
Kristina has a special interest in acute neurology and neurological rehabilitation.
SARAH FOSTER has been with Altrincham Physiotherapy Clinic since it opened in 2001.
She now has the role of Practice Manager. In addition to managing the bookings and appointments for both Physiotherapy & Pilates, Sarah also manages the accounts and invoicing.
Julie joined the Altrincham Physiotherapy team in June 2018. Julie has worked in retail as a people manager for 29 years.
HELEN SENESCALL joined the reception team in 2015 after taking early retirement from her position as assistant bank manager for 35 years.