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ABOUT OUR SENIOR PHYSIO

KATY SHORT

Katy graduated from the University of East Anglia in 2013 with a 1st class (BSc Hons) Physiotherapy degree.

 

She is a full member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health and Care Professions Council. Katy has extensive experience in private practice, and has worked with two ex-professional football Physiotherapists over the last four years.

 

During this time, Katy has completed several post graduate courses, including an M level Acupuncture Foundation Course. Katy has also worked as a Physiotherapist for the Ministry of Defence, and completed Junior Physiotherapy rotations in an NHS hospital setting. Collectively, she has a wide range of experience in Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedic, Medical and Sports Physiotherapy management.

Katy regularly participates in sport, and has a ten year history of competitive swimming. She has medalled at Eastern Region swimming championships and at international open meets in Germany. She also represented her University at the BUCS National Swimming Championships. Katy can therefore understand and empathise with patients from a sporting background, and help them to return to full fitness as soon as possible.

ABOUT OUR SENIOR PHYSIO

Helen Davison

Helen is an experienced and friendly Physiotherapist who qualified from Coventry University in 2011 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy.

 

She initially worked in a private Physiotherapy practice in Bishop’s Stortford, before joining a leading national Physiotherapy provider in 2012. This role has seen Helen work in a variety of settings across Essex and North London. During her professional life, Helen has worked across many different referral streams including medico-legal, occupational health and AQP, where she treated patients with a wide variety of spinal and peripheral injuries.

 

Helen has a specialist interest in chronic pain conditions, such as Fibromyalgia. She tailors her approach according to each individual’s needs, and treats holistically to ensure the best outcome for her patients. Helen has undertaken various post graduate courses to continuously further her knowledge, and she is qualified to perform acupuncture.   

 

Aside from her activity as a Physiotherapist, Helen enjoys writing blogs on a variety of wellness topics. She has previously travelled to Australia and New Zealand and shared her experiences through the blog.

ABOUT OUR SENIOR PHYSIO

Emma Hannibal-Smith

Emma is an approachable and experienced Physiotherapist, who graduated from the University of East London in 2013 with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy Degree. Prior to this, Emma completed a BA (Hons) degree in Sport at Durham University in 2010. She is a full member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health and Care Professions Council, and enjoys continuing her learning through attending courses and participating in training for her continued professional development.

 

Emma’s degree allowed her to work on an honourary contract within the NHS for her 3 years of study, gaining experience in various different specialities. After graduating she moved into private practice and joined a leading national Physiotherapy provider. This role has seen Emma work across multiple settings within Essex and North London, with various referral schemes including: medico-legal, occupational health, private healthcare cover and AQP. Here Emma treated clients with a wide variety of spinal and peripheral musculoskeletal conditions. She also worked as a disability analyst for ATOS and as a Blue Badge assessor for Essex County Council.

 

Emma has completed various post graduate courses, including taping for sports injuries and an AACP Accupuncture Foundation Course. She is also presently due to attend an APPI pilates course, to be able to include this in the rehabilitation of her clients. Emma enjoys taking a holistic and patient centered approach to each individual, to ensure her clients receive maximum benefit from their treatments.
 

Outside of work Emma enjoys spending time with her family, travelling for holidays, playing netball and getting outside daily to enjoy nature and all it has to offer

ABOUT OUR PHYSIO

GREG BARNES

Greg splits his time working with us and as the Lead Academy Physiotherapist for Colchester United Football Club under 23’s team. Greg also works alongside the first team and has been their representing Physiotherapist at several matches this season. 

Prior to this, Greg has gained extensive experience in working with sports teams, as well as completing the NHS rotation scheme. In 2013 he was the Lead Sports Therapist for Preston Swimming Club, where he treated Paralympic and Commonwealth athletes. Furthermore, in 2015 he was the Lead Therapist for the Aberdeen Football Club 1st team, where he helped athletes with recovery, injury rehabilitation and prevention. 

Greg completed a Sports Therapy Bsc degree in 2012 and then went on to gain a Masters degree in Physiotherapy in January 2018. He is a full member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and the Health and Care Professions Council. 

Greg has previously played cricket and rugby competitively and enjoys watching the sports in his spare time. He also enjoys going to the gym to keep fit, and is excited to be getting married next year! 

ABOUT OUR PRACTICE MANAGER

GEOFF SHORT

Geoff manages several aspects of the practice and works closely with our Physiotherapists. Geoff has gained extensive management experience through working previously as a business development manager and sales director for a UK manufacturer. Geoff works hard to continually develop the practice, to ensure a high quality service is provided with the best quality treatment. 

 

Outside of work, Geoff enjoys keeping active and going on holidays! Geoff swam competitively for many years in the UK and Australia, winning State and National titles. 

 
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