Clinical Services Manager - Physiotherapy
Tristanne qualified from King’s College London in 1997 and initially worked within the NHS before joining Shirley Oaks in 2000 specialising in musculoskeletal conditions.She has been the Physiotherapy Manager at Shirley Oaks hospital since 2015 and still works clinically balancing a case load of musculoskeletal outpatients with inpatient orthopaedic and medical admissions. Tristanne uses manual therapies, acupuncture and exercise based rehabilitation for post-operative patients.
Amy has previously worked privately in a City Practise and within Occupational Health as a Senior Therapist. She previously has also worked for NHS Bexley care trust. She has now been at Shirley Oaks Hospital for the last 6 years. She specialises in musculo-skeletal, orthopaedics and sports rehabilitation. She is an experienced Acupuncturist and APPI advanced level Pilates teacher. Amy commonly uses these treatments with her patients alongside manual techniques, myofascial release, kinesiology taping, sports massage and exercise therapy.
Deputy Physiotherapy Manager
Nick qualified in 1989 and began his career working at King’s College Hospital London where he spent 9 years. Since 1999 Nick has been working at Shirley Oaks Hospital where he specialises in treating a wide variety of musculo-skeletal conditions and has a special interest in treatment of spinal pain especially with the use of acupuncture and Pilates based exercise. He has a good knowledge in the McKenzie and Mulligan approaches to treatment.
Senior Physiotherapist - Women’s Health Physiotherapist
Alison graduated with a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Ulster at Jordanstown in 1994. She then conducted research for 3 years to complete my DPhil in Biomedical Science in 1998. Since then she has been working in clinical practice and my current specialities are Women's Health (7 years experience treating weak pelvic floor muscles, prolapses, urinary leakage, over-active bladder and poor bowel control) and Pilates as well as in-patient rehabilitation (post-op hip and knee replacements, and day-case surgeries). Alison is also the Manual Handling Trainer for the hospital.
Tejal, a graduate of University of Teesside in 2007, has had a fruitful career working in the NHS and private practise in the city. She has gained a broad range of experience in the NHS and subsequently specialised in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy. Tejal brings a unique skill to the team with using the Integrated Systems Model (ISM). This is an innovative patient-centred approach that considers the whole body when treating any musculoskeletal problem and aims to restore normal movement patterns. Tejal is also an APPI Pilates instructor; hence this combined approach can support returning to sport and normal activities.
Clinical Specialist In Hand Therapy