Please read about our team and associates and their experience.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy 1997, MCSP, SRP, OCPPP, ACPSEM (Silver), JEMS® accredited practitioner
Michael graduated from The University of Southampton in 1997 with an honours degree in Physiotherapy. He spent 6 years (1997 – 2003) working in NHS teaching hospitals in London before relocating to Birmingham. He subsequently worked as a Senior Physiotherapist at The Priory Hospital and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in the field of orthopaedic and musculoskeletal medicine (2003 – 2006) before committing full time to Physiokinetic Ltd.
Michael has accrued significant sports experience in a variety of sports. He has worked with Warwickshire County Cricket Club’s Second team since 2003, was the Senior Women’s England Lacrosse physio at the European Championships in Finland (2009), and is currently the Lead TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) Physiotherapist for the Birmingham TASS Accredited Centre. In 2013 and 2014, Mike was Tournament Physiotherapist at the All England Open Badminton Championships which attracts the best players in the world. He is currently Team Physiotherapist to 2015/16 National Badminton Laegue Champions - The Birmingham Lions. In 2014 Mike became Physiotherapist to the Elite GB Duathlon Team and has attended multiple World and European Championships. In 2016, Physiokinetic became the official medical support to The University of Birmingham Women's Hockey Club who play at the highest level nationally in the Investec Premier Division.
At the University of Birmingham Practice Michael has gained significant multi-sport experience working with the student athletes/sports teams (2005 – ongoing) and is part of the support network which has contributed to the University being ranked second in the UK for sport (BUCS, 2011).
Michael is ACPSEM accredited (Silver) and is one of a small group of accredited JEMS® practitioners in the UK. He is now a teaching assistant for Joanne Elphinston on her JEMS® courses.
BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy (2009) MCSP, SRP, APPI (Level 1), ACPSEM
Toni graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2009 with a First Class Honours degree. She joined Physiokinetic in 2010 and has been significantly involved in delivering our highly successful and popular NHS service at a GP Clinic in Kings Heath. She also delivers our Acute Injury Triage service at the University of Birmingham and ‘SuperSpines’, our exercise class for people with spinal pain. Toni is also responsible for one of our newest services at Physiokinetic – Bike Fits, following completing training with Dr Michael Callaghan who worked with GB Cycling for 20 years and the world renowned Retul team who work with GB cycling today. Toni is currently working towards her Bronze level ACPSEM accreditation and JEMS® practitioner accreditation.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (1999), MCSP, SRP, ACPSEM, AACP
Anna graduated from King’s College, London in 1999 with an honours degree in physiotherapy. She has since worked primarily in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy since 2001 in both the NHS and private practice. In 2008, she became Head Physiotherapist to Bromsgrove RFC, a role she continues in today. In 2010, she began an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy at the University of Bath which she is set to complete in the next year. Part of this process involved working at English Premiership Rugby’s Northampton Saints RFC with their academy squads. In 2012, Anna had the fantastic experience of working as physiotherapist at the London Paralympic Games. She has also been selected to work at The 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Anna is currently working towards Silver Level ACPSEM accreditation and Jems® Practitioner accreditation.
BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy 2001, MSc Advancing Clinical Practice (Specialist in Manipulative Physiotherapy) 2014, MMACP, AACP
Lucie graduated from Keele University in 2001 with an honours degree in Physiotherapy. She has since worked in NHS Teaching Hospital Trusts in Bristol (Frenchay Hospital) and Birmingham (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital). Lucie managed the physiotherapy rehab gym at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (ROH) from 2006 to 2013, specialising in orthopaedic rehabilitation. This included the more specialist services of limb lengthening and bone tumour rehabilitation. She is currently splitting her role between research and developing a young adult hip service in Consultant clinics (both at the ROH). Lucie completed her MSc in Advancing Clinical Practice (Specialist in Manipulative Physiotherapy) in 2014. Her expertise in orthopaedic assessment and her specialist background in hip assessment and management make her a fantastic addition to the Physiokinetic team.
Emma joined Physiokinetic in 2008, having previously worked as an administrator at the physiotherapy department at Selly Oak Hospital. She has become an essential part of the team, as both front of house and clinic organiser, making sure our physiotherapists can concentrate on what they do best! Emma is officially 'the voice' of Physiokinetic at the end of the phone!
BSc(Hons) MSc(SEM) FRCS(A&E) FFEM FFSM DipIMC RCSEd; GMC: 3684881
Mark has worked as a consultant in emergency medicine and at the English Institute of Sport in Birmingham. From October 2008 he relinquished these roles to take up the role of first team doctor at Chelsea Football Club for two seasons. He subsequently took the role of Head of Medical Services at West Bromwich Albion Football Club which he continues in today. He is also Head of Athletic Performance for GB Basketball, and was part of the Olympic Team at London 2012.
Mark has previously held the positions of Chief Medical Officer for the British University Sports Association (BUSA) and Medical Officer for the England Commonwealth Games Team. He has attended 4 World University Games and was Chief Medical Officer at the last two games. He is currently the Chief Medical Officer for TASS. He is also a renowned lecturer on the sports medicine circuit in the UK.
Phil works at the Munrow Sports Centre at the University of Birmingham. He has extensive experience in treating both amateur and elite athletes. He is contactable to make appointments direct on 07779 095 255 or via his Facebook Page – Phil Hinch Sports Massage Service, University of Birmingham Sports.
LSSM Dip, MSMA, ISRM
Gareth qualified at the London School of Sports Massage in 2005. He has extensive experience in treating both amateur and elite athletes/sportspersons. He worked with disability and able bodied athletes at the English Institute of Sport in preparation for London 2012 and subsequently went to both the Olympic and Paralympic Games, providing sports massage for the athletes as a volunteer. He also works with athletes at Birchfield Harriers Athletics Club. Gareth is currently working with GB's Elite Skeleton Racers through the 2014/15 winter season jetting off to the US, Canada and Europe. It's a tough job....
Gareth is available to see private clients at the Munrow Sports Centre at the University of Birmingham and at Physiokinetic in Central Birmingham. His Central Birmingham Clinic runs on a Monday afternoon (4pm - 7pm currently). He is contactable on 07813 174 251 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
OSSM Dip (Sports and Remedial Massage)
Andree qualified in 2011 at the Oxford School of Sports Massage. She has subsequently completed numerous additional courses to enhance her specialist skills. She currently divides her working hours between Lilleshall Sports Injury Rehab Clinic, The University of Birmingham Hi performance Centre at the Munrow Sports Centre and Physiokinetic in central Birmingham.
Andree is contactable on 07900 554 745 or by emailing at email@example.com