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MEET THE TEAM

SRC PHYSIO


Susan Coombe
Physiotherapist / Clinic Principal

​Susan graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from the University of Southampton in 2005. She began her career in the NHS for the Aneurin Bevan Health Board working as a Senior Physiotherapist, building her general practice skills in a number of areas, specialising in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions. Susan has a specialist interest in acupuncture for pain relief and is a member of the AACP (Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists). Susan also works with local amateur sports teams and is a member of the ACPSEM (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine). Away from work, Susan is a golfer, and also enjoys running and working out in the gym. Before training as a Physiotherapist, Susan worked in an office-based business. This combination of her business experience and leisure activities gives her an ideal insight into the potential issues and problems of clients.

 


Nicky Sheldrake
Physiotherapist

Nicky qualified from Bradford Hospitals School of Physiotherapy in 1986 and started her career working in the West London hospitals for 10 years. Since returning from Abu Dhabi she has worked for the Aneurin Bevan Health Board as a Senior Physiotherapist, specialising in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions. She also has a special interest in acupuncture for pain relief. Nicky is also experienced at treating vestibular conditions and is a member of the ACPIVR (Association of Chartered Physiotherapists with an interest in Vestibular Rehabilitation). Nicky can provide treatment for disorders that cause vertigo and imbalance.

 


Wendy Rowley
Physiotherapist

Wendy gained a BSc (Hons) Sport Science and went on to Withington School of Physiotherapy in Manchester where she qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1991. She began her career at Addenbrookes hospital in Cambridge before moving to South Wales where she has since worked for the Aneurin Bevan Health Board. She has over 20 years clinical experience in both the NHS and private sector. Wendy currently works at Chepstow Community Hospital and runs clinics in local GP surgeries. Wendy enjoys assessing and treating musculoskeletal conditions and has a special interest in the treatment of spinal pain and shoulder rehabilitation. She also uses acupuncture to supplement physiotherapy where appropriate to alleviate pain. Wendy has a love of exercise and enjoys the outdoors, regularly cycling, running, playing tennis and hill walking. With this personal experience of the benefits of exercise, it puts her in an ideal position to encourage others.​

 


Jo Pollard
Physiotherapist

Jo has been helping out at SRC physio the last few months, but is soon off to Val D'lsere and Tignes in the French Alps for her 9th winter season. If you are heading for a bit of skiing or snowboarding this winter, take a look at her blogs on ski fitness, injury prevention and rehabilitation. Jo has been a physio for 12 years, and has worked with International teams and Olympians across many sports, and is passionate to help anyone achieve optimal fitness and their own personal goals - whether it be walking to the shops or up Everest!! Be sure to get in touch if you are headed out to France and need any physiotherapy, massage, pilates or biomechanical assessments to facilitate and prepare you for your trip. www.jopollardphysio.com

 

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"Susan and her colleagues at SRC Physio were helpful, professional and friendly and the treatment I received was very effective. The cause of my pain was clearly explained as was each stage of the various types of treatment they used to help me. I was also given exercises to continue doing at home, with diagrams and videos, to help prevent the problem reoccurring. I am happy to recommend them."