Our Staff

All our physiotherapists are registered with the Health Care Professions  (H.C.P.C.) and as Chartered Physiotherapists, they hold a state recognised qualification, and are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (M.C.S.P).

Treatments given by Chartered Physiotherapists are recognised by the medical profession and all major health insurance companies. All our physiotherapists undertake regular Continual Professional Development, to enure the assessment and treatment techniques used with out patients are the most up-to-date and evidence-based as possible, ensuring an unsurpassed quality of care in dealing with patient’s pain and symptoms.

Our physio staff place a keen emphasis on hands-on treatment of acute sports injuries and lower back pain etc., while also focusing on balance and mobility issues of some of our more elderly patients, enabling them to maintain independent living etc.

 

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Mr. Liam Roberts BSc, MSc., CSP, HCPC, AACP, ACPOHE

Clinical Experience;
Three years NHS experience, before specialising in private physiotherapy in 2012

My Role As A Physiotherapist;
To treat, educate, & empower my patients, and to challenge them to make their health a priority in their daily life

Clinical Special Interests;
Spinal biomechanics, chronic lower back pain, gym-based rehabilitation, vestibular (balance, dizziness) rehabilitation

Advice Most Commonly Given To Patients;
1) Whatever “it” is, strengthen it!!, 2) Vary the type of exercise you undertake, 3) Pain isn’t aways something to be scared of or worried about

Sporting Interests;
Gym training, football, tennis, skiing

Did You Know?
A keen traveller, Liam’s favourite country to have visited is Guatemala. Or possibly Colombia. Or maybe Vietnam!

 

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Mrs Kirsty Fraser BSc., CSP, HCPC

Clinical Experience;
In excess of 16 years experience, in both NHS & private practice settings

My Role As A Physiotherapist;
To relieve pain, enable self-management and optimise functional potential and wellbeing

Clinical Special Interests;
Pilates, ergonomics, & work related functional issues

Advice Most Commonly Given To Patients;
Be aware of your posture, & find the balance between activity and rest

Sporting Interests;
Pilates, cycling, running and walking the dog (not done much running or cycling recently however!)

Did You Know?
Kirsty lived in Peru in the early years of her life, & speaks conversational Spanish!

 

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Mr. Matthew Richardson BSc., MSc., CSP, HCPC

Clinical Experience;
In excess of 5 years rotational NHS experience, before promotion to current role of static specialist NHS musculoskeletal physiotherapist. I have worked part- time in private practice for over 4 years.

My Role As A Physiotherapist;
To alleviate patient’s symptoms via my manual therapy skills & exercise knowledge. Postural education and injury prevention are also important in my role.

Clinical Special Interests;
Low back pain, & sports injuries

Advice Most Commonly Given To Patients;
The importance of good posture!

Sporting Interests;
Running, gym training, football

Did You Know?
Matt is a keen traveller, having recently undertaken the Inca Trail in Peru.

 

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Mrs Katrina Magill BSc., CSP, HCPC

Clinical Experience;
Nine years NHS experience, specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy for 5 of those

My Role As A Physiotherapist;
To understand the patients’ expectations and goals, and to work with the patient to achieve these goals as quickly as possible

Clinical Special Interests;
Lower limb rehab post injury and surgery, sports injuries (with a particular interest in running)

Advice Most Commonly Given To Patients;
1) Avoid prolonged static postures, & 2) Exercise for at least 30 minutes, at least x5/weekly

Sporting Interests;
Running, snowboarding, Gaelic football, surfing

Did You Know?
As either a physiotherapy student or graduate, Katrina has worked in each of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, & America!

Jane Smith & Pamela Stewart

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Jane Smith, daughter of practice founder Kit Woods, is Practice Manager of K.M. Woods Physiotherapy. Jane works out of our West End (Royal Crescent) Practice throughout the week and on Saturdays. Jane’s background is in marketing & office management.

Pamela Stewart works as practice secretary and administrative manager. Also based at Royal Crescent throughout the week, Pamela’s background is in both advertising and medical administration.

While managing all of our physiotherapist’s diaries & generally making their lives easier, Jane & Pamela also liaise with our patients in dealing with queries, bookings etc. Their friendly, personable nature sets the tone for our patient-centered approach to physiotherapy.