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meet the physiocare team

Our aim is to give excellent care and service, and to treat each of our patients as individuals so you receive a unique, tailor-made programme for your specific needs. The PhysioCare Team is made up of five experienced Chartered Physiotherapists who have worked in both Private Practice and the NHS for many years and are all HCPC registered. They each have areas of special interest within physiotherapy and continue to develop in their work through study and professional courses. It is our pleasure to introduce them to you…

SAM PRYOR

 Clinical Director

“I like to take a person-centred approach to my practice to help establish and achieve specific goals tailored to my individual client’s needs, providing engaging rehabilitation programmes with the aim of reducing pain and optimising function.

I also have a strong background in elite sport, having worked with the first teams at Middlesbrough and Portsmouth Football Clubs.

Through this experience I am able to offer Island athletes a specialist physiotherapy service to rehabilitate sporting injuries from amateur through to professional level.

My hobbies include travelling, reading, attending sporting events and spending time with my family.”

 

  • Musculoskeletal treatment, rehabilitation & management
    Sports Injury Specialist
    Ultrasound
    Shockwave Therapy
    Sports Massage & Manual Therapy
    Acupuncture
    Pain management

Shincy George

Chartered Physiotherapist

“I enjoy treating musculoskeletal and sports injuries, as well as helping patients before and after orthopaedic surgery, particularly shoulders.

I am also able to treat patients with respiratory, cardiological and neurological conditions gaining experience in these areas through hospital internships and private clinical practice.

I completed my Physiotherapy Bachelors Degree in 2019 and went on to finish my Masters Degree in Sports Physiotherapy in 2022 and continue to grow and learn through my clinical practice and regular development training courses.  

I am a strong believer in the power of positive thinking and developing strong relationships with everyone, both professionally and personally.

My hobbies are watching films and drama series’ and shopping with my friends and family. I love to travel and enjoy life.”

Musculoskeletal treatment, rehabilitation & management
Post-surgical rehab, particularly shoulders, knees and hips
Sports Injury Specialist
Ultrasound
Sports Massage & Manual Therapy
Dry needling
Pain management

gill McEWEN

Senior physiotherapist

I enjoy treating neurological, respiratory and women’s health conditions and having undergone many training courses, have a deep interest in compassion focused therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I believe it’s important to treat patients as a whole and like to delve and find the triggers which have caused the pain in the first place.

Now that my two children have just “flown the nest” I have more time to indulge in my hobbies. I am an avid reader and enjoy cooking of all sorts and country walks. I also enjoy traveling widely both for work and leisure.”

  • Neurology – treating conditions such as MS and Parkinson’s

    Musculoskeletal

    Respiratory

    CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) particularly its role in people with chronic pain

    Women’s Health with a special interest in lower back and pelvic girdle pain and dysfunction.

liz hopkins

senior physiotherapist

“I believe in helping individuals understand their problems and work towards self-help in managing their symptoms in order to achieve and maintain a functional and healthier life.

For my own focus and health, I practice Tai Chi most mornings and I started Morris dancing 3 years ago. I dance at various events on the Island and on the mainland as part of keeping fit. I also enjoy floral gardening, walking and exploring.”

McKenzie Method and Mulligan concept for treatment of the spine and peripheral joint mobilizations.

Shockwave Therapy

Muscle and fascia release, and neural mobilisations, for chronic pain dysfunction.

Bowen Technique – a holistic hands-on complimentary therapy.

Sports and Kinesio Taping.

Epley manoeuvre for vestibular vertigo and functional exercise prescription.

Acupuncture (Member of the AACP, the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Acupuncture since 2004).

Electrotherapy and Hydrotherapy

Preethi Mories

Chartered Physiotherapist

“I love being a Physio! Helping patients through their rehabilitation to return to activities, fitness and being pain-free is my ultimate goal.

I am able to treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal and sports injuries, I also see a lot of pre and post-operative orthopaedic cases.

I completed my Physiotherapy Bachelor’s Degree in 2019 and went on to finish my Master’s Degree in 2020 with a Neurology and Paediatrics specialisation.”

  • Musculoskeletal treatment, rehabilitation & management
    Acute Pain Management
    Post-surgical rehab
    Ultrasound
    Manual Therapy
    Exercise Rehabilitation including Sports First Aid Exercise coaching
    Neuromuscular rehabilitation
    Geriatric Therapy and Rehabilitation

Rachel Bartlett

Practice Manager

“My key role on Reception is to provide great customer service and I enjoy helping people, whether on the phone or in person. My previous experience helps me to make sure that all our patients are looked after in the best possible way, as I am able to identify and match a patient’s problem to the right Physiotherapist.

When I am not working, I really enjoy cycling and walking, which is a good antidote to sitting at my desk all day and keeps me fit.”

  • Rachel has a strong administrative background having worked in healthcare and customer services since leaving school in 1987.

    Based at our Ryde clinic, Rachel acts as a central point of contact for PhysioCare’s two clinics. She is the warm, friendly voice at the end of the phone providing help and information and ensuring there is a welcoming environment for our visiting patients

testimonials

My Physiotherapist has a unique way of dealing with her patients. She first and foremost has the skill required to help solve their problems and has an interested, inquisitive and open mind. She also expresses a great deal of care.

Richard, Cowes

I just wanted to say thank you for all your help with my recovery from my knee ligament injury. I am now back playing football properly and have today been told I have been selected for the Island Games Ladies Football Squad, so after a long and difficult time out, all the hard work has paid off. My knee is feeling pretty good and I’m continuing with strengthening exercises all the time.

Mrs S.

Due to having received an impeccable standard of treatment and professional service I would feel it wise for someone requiring a physiotherapist or help with pain to seriously consider visiting PhysioCare for assistance

Steve, Cowes

I walked into the clinic in pain and bent over and emerged much more relaxed, standing and walking upright and in much less discomfort. Not only did my physiotherapist treat me with a great deal of care and understanding, she also restored my confidence.

Charlotte, Ryde

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Clinics

Ryde
102 George Street, PO33 2JE

Newport
Medina Leisure Centre, Fairlee Road, PO30 2EW

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01983 812576

Our Reception is open 9am to 4pm Monday and 8.30 am to 5pm Tuesday to Thursday.

Outside of these times our Practice Manager is working from home so please do leave a message, as it will get sent to her email to respond.

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