Chris Qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1997 from Brunel University. Over the last 23 years he has worked in both the NHS and private settings. By working in these different settings Chris has developed and maintained a wide clinical interest covering multiple conditions. This has supported his philosophy of treating individuals well being in an integrated way, supporting their recovery from acute injury, surgery or chronic illness.
Chris has developed unique expertise in fatigue management whilst managing a national Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME) and movement disorder centre. He also worked for many years in a Rheumatological service that treated a wide variety of inflammatory and chronic pain conditions.
He now primarily uses the skills developed in these areas to treat and manage symptoms that people experience related to post viral illness such as Long Covid, CFS/ME, Rheumatological/inflammatory conditions, chronic pain, and other complex health conditions.
Chris uses a variety of treatments such as manual Physiotherapy techniques, acupuncture, taping, graded exercise, brief intervention cognitive behaviour techniques and motivational interviewing to promote improved patient care and outcome. Chris has completed a variety of courses to complement and enhance his knowledge and maintain professional standards.
With long experience within the NHS Chris has insight into care pathways and rehab services. Chris brings this experience into both his clinic and domiciliary work. This allows him to work in partnership with patients, families, care providers and GP’S supporting, initiating, and if necessary referring onwards to other health and care providers.
Chris is a keen cyclist having competed in a number of long-distance amateur cycling events over the years both in this country and abroad. He is also enjoys golf, walking and gardening.
Chris works at the clinic on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings and does home visits throughout the week.
Chris is a member of Chartered society of Physiotherapists and is HCPC Registered.