Physiotherapists

 Rebecca Williams MCSP HPC Reg MSc Sports Medicine

After qualifying and working in various inpatient and outpatient posts Rebecca became one of two physiotherapists tasked with treating the professional rugby players of Bath Rugby Club. She has also worked with international and national runners. This led to her embarking on her Masters Degree in Sports Medicine, which she has completed. Her knowledge and experience in sports injuries with elite athletes is always in demand. She is also a member if the AACP which qualifies her to use Acupuncture as part of her practice.

Teri Bayford BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy MSc Orthopaedic Medicine

Teri qualified in Zimbabwe in 1991. During the next ten years she worked extensively with several of the National Zimbabwean Sports Teams as well as concurrently working in a well established Private Practice. She completed the Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy training in South Africa. She came to the UK 9 years ago and as well as working at the Clinic she works part time for the NHS as a Specialist Orthopaedic physiotherapist (known as an Extended Scope Physiotherapist) working closely with the Orthopaedic Surgeons in her clinics and performing triage for them. She has done extra training to equip her for this role, including joint injection therapy and has completed a Masters Degree in Orthopaedic Medicine. Her drive and enthusiasm for her work is evident to her patients. She lectures all over the UK on the topic ‘Thoracic Outlet SYndrome’ which is a particular interest of hers.

Helen Bridge MCSP HPC Reg

Helen has extensive experience of Private Practice in Yatton Keynell. She gained even more expertise as one of the dedicated team of physiotherapists at the new, state of the art Private Hospital ‘The Circle’ at Peasedown St John near Bath. She also has a qualification teaching Pilates.


Other Treatments

Ella Hurrell MSc, BSc(Hons), HCPC registered, MCPod

Ella qualified in 2001. Since then, after gaining certificates in local anaesthesia and pharmacology/prescription medicines she has been working for the NHS. She specialises in Musculoskeletal Podiatry and Podopaediatrics. In 2010 she gained a Masters degree (MSc) in Musculoskeletal Studies (Lower Limb) and regularly participates in continual professional development including educational courses, conferences and updating knowledge using recent research.

She has worked in private practice alongside her NHS work since 2006, and receives referrals from local GPs, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Chiropractors as well as self referrals from patients. She is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (reg. number CH15101) and is a member of the College of Podiatrists.

Her approach is holistic and multidisciplinary. She includes exercise and stretching or strengthening programmes as well as prescribing orthoses, considering footwear types/styles, advising regarding sport specific footwear and is able to use and advise regarding strapping/taping techniques for the foot and ankle. She is able to arrange further diagnostic tests and imaging if necessary.

Ella is experienced with both adults and children and her particular interests lie in gait analysis, the mechanical causes of soft tissue injuries and children’s gait development from first steps to adolescence.

Nicky Dunn BSc (hons) LicAc MBAcC

Traditional Chinese and 5 Element Acupuncture

Nicky is a fully qualified, fully insured acupuncturist and a member of the British Acupuncture Council (the UK’s largest regulatory body for practitioners of traditional acupuncture).

She received a BSc Hons after studying for 3 1/2 years at the prestigious College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, and currently treats at two locations close to Devizes including The Smithy Clinic in Bromham.

She was taught an integrated style of acupuncture which combines the two popular styles – Traditional Chinese Medicine (Yin Yang style) and the 5 Elements (treating the person’s constitution) therefore treating the whole person, body, mind and spirit. This means that she can treat physical, mental and emotional symptoms, as well as bringing about an improved sense of well-being.

She keeps up to date by regularly attending supervision groups, regional support groups and continued professional development events.

What can be treated by Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is now widely used and accepted all over the world. In the UK more and more people are finding out what acupuncture can do for them. Many find it helpful for a whole host of conditions, including back pain and arthritis, headache and migraine, anxiety, depression and sleep disorders. The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) recommends acupuncture for chronic pain.

To book an appointment or for more information please call Nicky on 07707 642312

Andrea Dell Registered Homeopath Dip.I.A.C.H MARH

Andrea uses classical homeopathy to treat the person holistically. No two people are exactly alike. The right remedy gives impetus to the self healing powers of the body and healing takes place from within.

To read more about her and her homeopathic approach go to: –

www.homeopathywiltshire.co.uk