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.
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.
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.
Nicola graduated from Cardiff University with a First-Class Honours in Physiotherapy (BSc). She has a Level 4 Professional Diploma in sports massage and is a Certified Pilates Instructor through the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI). Currently working as a physiotherapist with the NHS in Wales, Nicola offers group Pilates classes and works with My Physio in Thornbury. She has a keen interest in understanding chronic pain conditions and is passionate about helping patients be active through healthy movement.
Nicola loves all things fitness, is a keen runner and has a passion for mountain hiking. On days off she can be found training outside, come rain or shine, or hiking up the Welsh mountains.
Our Valuable Team Members – Masseurs
Robyn BookerMassage Therapist
Robyn is currently studying Sports Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage at Cardiff metropolitan university. Her passion for massage and treating injuries developed after experiencing a knee injury during college. She currently holds a level 4 sports massages qualification and is working towards level 5. Additionally, Robyn is currently undertaking work placement at Newport County AFC Academy, shadowing the physiotherapist and assisting with massage and rehabilitation programmes.