MEET THE TEAM
A bit about me, I qualified in 2008 from Teesside University with a 2:1 in Physiotherapy. I commenced my career in a private practice in Australia, it was there I developed a real interest in sports and work based injuries. I trained in Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling, which is very effective in treating those hard to reach spots of pain/tension that have not been resolved through other modalities.
I am also trained in sports massage and use a array of massage techniques like trigger point and myofascial release, muscle energy techniques and deep tissue massage. I am certfied in Pilates (DMA and APPI) and use exercise rehabilitation to retrain patients after injury or illness. I’m a very hands on practitioner and use a variety of mobilisations, such as Maitland, Mulligans and some osteopathic techniques.
During my career I have worked in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, GP practices and private practices. Over the years I have developed a special interest in other areas such as Parkinsons and became a qualified PD Warrior Instructor; these are exercises and behaviors designed to challenge neuromuscular system and therefore increase neuroplasticity (changes to the body and brain). This is especially beneficial for people just diagnosed with Parkinson’s. I also work with patients with hypermobility spectrum disorders, including, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). Through working with these patients I became very interested in, and began to specialise in Postural Tachycardia Orthostatic syndrome (PoTS).
I work very closely with Dr Sanjay Guptar who is a Consultant cardiologist and Heart Specialist at York teaching Hospital to treat patients, using my broad knowledge and experience in an holistic, bespoke way.
Hello my name is Katherine Taylor and I provide physiotherapy and fitness instruction, with over 10 years of experience in healthcare and mobile wellness practice. I specialize in geriatric fitness, including pre- and post- surgery (joint replacement, cardio, spinal, &c.), and chronic conditions (neurological including Parkinson’s, stroke and MS, vestibular, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal). Services I offer include manual treatments, balance and flexibility improvement, gentle yoga and exercise, and wellness coaching such as sleep hygiene and nutrition. I graduated from Regis University in the USA with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy, and is an HCPC-certified physiotherapist working in the Harrogate area. I provide in-home physiotherapy sessions as well as on-site fitness classes for small groups at care homes and workplaces; ask for availability and travel area.
My name is Lucy, I am a physiotherapy graduate from York St John university and have a qualification in sports taping.
I have a large interest in respiratory physio and elderly rehab. From my placements I have experience working with patients with dysfunctional breathing and a large range of other respiratory conditions. Since graduating I have divided physiotherapy to GB athletes, and amateur athletes. I have also provided therapy for people who have had falls and after a stroke and those with a Parkinson’s disease diagnosis.
I can provide treatment in the form of massage, manual therapy, taping and exercises prescription. I am a GB long jumper so have a good understanding of strengthening and sports rehab after an injury and understand athletes’ frustrations when they are injured.
Hi my name is Jake, I have a first class BSc in sport and exercise science and an MSc in physiotherapy. I specialise in stroke and neurology and I’m passionate about trying to help patients achieve realistic functional goals by using a holistic, patient-centred approach. As a hobby I compete in powerlifting so have a keen interest in building strength and power with my patients, tailoring treatments to their condition or ability.
My name is Matt, and I’m a graduate Sports Therapist, graduating from York St John University with a degree in Sports Science and Injury Rehabilitation in 2018. I’ve been in the local rehabilitation industry for nearly 5 years. In that time, I have worked for a number of local rugby teams, from grassroots to being included in the county setup and I currently work pitch-side for the York RI Women’s team. I have also worked high volume events including the London Marathon in 2019 and 2023.
Outside of work I am passionate about rugby union. I currently undertake both playing and coaching roles at my local club. I am also a keen home cook.
In my time playing I have collected quite a list of injuries putting me in an ideal position to empathise with the issues of my client base. I’m incredibly keen to get people moving in a healthy and sustainable manner. I will be offering deep tissue and rehabilitation work including stretching (static, dynamic, and PNF), soft tissue release, and rehabilitation programming. I am also comfortable static strapping and K-taping for any bigger events you might have.