Our physiotherapists are members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and are registered with the Health Professions Council and the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.
We treat all musculo-skeletal problems including neck and back problems, sports injuries, headaches, balance disorders, whiplash, occupational related disorders and can provide post-operative rehabilitation.
We are recommended by the Pelvic Partnership in the treatment of pregnancy related pelvic pain.
Clare qualified as a physiotherapist from Birmingham University in 1995 and specialised in musculoskeletal pain and injuries, working within the NHS and private practise.
She started working with Gloucester Rugby in 1996 taking a full time post in 1999 and then moving to become Head Physio at Worcester Rugby in 2001 until 2006. She was part of the team that led to Worcester being promoted to the Premiership.
James Clapp qualified from Oxford Brookes University with BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy in 2008.
Since qualifying James has worked within the NHS and privately throughout Gloucestershire in a variety of settings. James joined us in 2013 and previously worked within the Gloucestershire Children and young peoples team as the special interest team lead for musculoskeletal physiotherapy.
Kate Moores qualified from Cardiff University with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 2011.
Since qualifying Kate has worked within the NHS within a variety of settings, as well as working for high performance sports teams including the Newport Gwent Dragons regional age grade and Welsh Rugby League. Kate spent her last 2 years in the NHS working as a specialist physiotherapist within outpatient musculoskeletal services in South Wales with extensive experience of treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions including upper and lower limb conditions, spinal pain and post operative rehab.
Zoe is currently on Maternity leave but we hope to see her back later in the year.
Zoe Coltraro qualified as a physiotherapist from Birmingham University in 2003 and spent her early career in Worcestershire gaining experience in a wide variety of physiotherapy specialities in both NHS and private practice.
She soon specialised in musculoskeletal and sports injury combining this with hydrotherapy to work as a senior physiotherapist at Worcester Royal Hospital.
Natalie Gonsalves qualified as a physiotherapist from King's College London in 2005 and specialised in musculoskeletal pain and injuries, working within the NHS and private practice.
She has worked within Gloucestershire Hospitals gaining experience in the core areas of physiotherapy and has since specialised in musculoskeletal outpatients and sports injuries.
Georgina Taft qualified in 1993 from Manchester University. She gained her initial experience in both Birmingham and London, working for the NHS, private sector and within the military. She also had the opportunity to work abroad, including Australia, voluntary work in Calcutta and working as a physiotherapist in the French Alps.
Angela Hardie's first degree was Anatomical Science studied at Bristol University. This proved extremely useful on continuing at the University West of England studying physiotherapy. After qualifying as a physiotherapist in 2007 Angela spent her early career working within Gloucestershire Hospitals gaining experience in the core areas of physiotherapy.
Hannah Gray qualified with a first class Hons. degree in 2004 and quickly specialised in the field of Women's Health Physiotherapy. She has gained nine years experience within the NHS working in three of the countries leading hospitals, Saint Mary's Women's Hospital in Manchester, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London and Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, also in London. Each position facilitated extensive clinical experience and the opportunity to work within highly specialist medical teams. Her specialist area is pelvic floor dysfunction, which may present as bladder, bowel or sexual problems - including vaginismus or painful intercourse.
Hannah recognises the role of physiotherapy in preparing for childbirth and during the recovery period. She inspires women to take an active role with practical tips and lifestyle changes. She is a fully qualified Pilates instructor, and has specialised experience of antenatal and postnatal Pilates. She has worked at two specialist gynaecological oncology centres treating patients both in the early days following surgery and then post-operatively during recovery.
She has also worked privately for 'Lulubaby', a London based antenatal class company, and The Women's Wellness Centre in Chelsea.
Outside of work Hannah enjoys leading an active lifestyle - running, cycling, tennis and touch/tag rugby.
Holly is a level 4 Sports Massage Therapist. She has been working in the sports industry for the last 7 years running her own private swim school and she also has a degree in Sports Conditioning and Coaching from the University of the West of England which she completed in 2009.
Holly is a huge sports enthusiast; her main sport being Eventing which she has competed at from a young age.
Kim Owen is a fully qualified Sports Therapist, Tutor, Assessor and ASA swim coach. She is also an established open water swimmer (Solo English Channel 2011). Her knowledge is enhanced by her own personal achievements in the past in Triathlon (GB Age Group Team), Running, Netball, Endurance events, Surf Lifesaving and Open Water Swimming.
Charlotte (Charlie) is the Practice Manager at Back into Action Physiotherapy. Charlie joined Clare when the clinic opened in July 2011 and has since seen the clinic grow in both size of building and number of physiotherapists. Charlie, with Suzie and Hazel's help, deals with all of the admin and paperwork enabling the physios to do what they do best .... fix patients!
Charlie is kept busy outside of work with 3 children and enjoys running, cycling, pilates and yoga.
Suzie helps the practice manager (Charlotte Jones) cover reception. As a qualified physiotherapist Suzie is under taking APPI pilates training and leads some of the pilates matwork classes. Suzie spends her "spare" time riding, tennising, supporting Bredon Star (rugby club) and thinking about her next skiing or beach holiday.