Laura graduated from UWE Bristol in 2002 with a BSC (Hons) in Physiotherapy. Laura was a Senior Physiotherapist in the NHS treating hands, spines, lower limb problems and developed an interest in sports injuries. Laura also works as a Consultant Physiotherapist after being approached for a new role in a GP practice at Concord Medical Centre.
Lizzy SanderOwner and Clinical Lead
Lizzy Sander qualified in 2003 from UWE Bristol with a 2:1 BSC (Hons). She has worked since 2003 within the NHS. Her career first started in the Bristol Royal Infirmary, then transferring to Taunton NHS Trust to specialise in Trauma and Orthopaedic
Mandy graduated from St Thomas’ Hospital School of Physiotherapy in London in 1989. Mandy works at the Bristol Royal Infirmary Physio Department. Here she is a specialist in arthritis, setting up the Rheumatology Physiotherapy service and working closely with other members of the Multidisciplinary Team, including the world renowned Professor of Rheumatology, Paul Dieppe.
Amy first started her career across the severn bridge in Cardiff, where she qualified in 2012 with her BSc (hons) in Physiotherapy. After working in a few different areas she found her passion lay in treating musculoskeletal conditions and specialised in this within the NHS. Amy has worked on both trauma and orthopaedic wards and leading class based pilates for postnatal women.
Matt has a patient centred approach to his practice in which he helps his patients work towards their specific goals in a friendly and relaxed way, providing motivation when needed! He enjoys using hands on techniques as well as appropriate rehabilitation programmes following the latest evidence available. Matt has a sports science and physiotherapy degree.
Kathy Strawbridge Physiotherapist
Kathy trained as a Physiotherapist in Birmingham, but since qualification has worked mostly within the Bristol and Bath region. She has also worked in New Zealand. She has substantial and wide-range experience working for the NHS, within Occupational Health for a large, local company and latterly within private healthcare. Kathy has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, but has a particular interest in treating neck and back problems. She holds Diplomas in Orthopaedic Medicine and Sports Massage and has a Masters Degree in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health from the University of Bristol. She is also trained in Pilates and Acupuncture and is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.
Holly graduated from the University of the West of England in 2015, she completed her junior rotations at the Bristol Royal Infirmary – before moving into a specialist senior a physiotherapy role in musculoskeletal injuries in Wiltshire where she continues to work alongside MyPhysio. Holly has a diploma in sports massage & has a keen interest in strength and conditioning outside of work she is often found in the gym, at crossfit or baking
Melanie qualified from King’s College, London in 2004 with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree. Melanie completed an MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine, with a merit, from Cardiff Metropolitan University. Melanie is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and enjoys seeing the benefits of acupuncture with her patients. She is also an APPI certified Pilates Instructor.
Annie qualified from Southampton University in 2001 with a 2:1 BSc honours in physiotherapy. She has worked for the NHS at Southmead hospital since qualifying, completing rotations in all Physiotherapy disciplines before specialising in Trauma and Orthopaedics. Annie has extensive experience in the early rehabilitation phase following acute fractures, particularly post hip fracture, and following planned elective surgery. She has a keen interest in falls prevention, and gait and balance retraining with an ultimate goal of keeping patients as active and independent as possible. Annie can offer home visits for assessment and treatment planning.
Our Valuable Team Members – Masseurs
Sheonagh ScottMassage Therapist
After graduating in 1986 with a BSc(hons) in Psychology, Sheonagh worked in the mental health field for several years.She also had a great interest in physical therapies and qualified in Swedish Massage in 2000 and Sports Massage in 2001 and has been practising ever since, adding to her knowledge and skills.Sheonagh is a member of BABTAC.