We have a reputation for excellence locally as each member of our team has many years experience working in the fields of musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, both within the NHS and private sector. All clinicians work at senior or clinical specialist level, giving you confidence that the treatment you receive will be of the highest quality.
Our therapists are highly experienced, and capable of managing problems in any region of the body, though naturally we all have our own professional interests and individual skill sets, no two therapists are quite the same. Historically the practice was initially founded with a clinical focus on the management of complex spine disorders, something that still holds true and marks us out as the practice of choice for many GP’s, Consultants and of course patients.
This close working relationship has enabled us to develop effective pathways of care which ensure your problems are diagnosed accurately, unnecessary treatment avoided, and there is no delay if onward referral is required.
On booking your initial assessment our receptionist will ask you a few questions to make sure you are directed to the most appropriate clinician for your condition.
We Can Help You With The Following :-
We offer domicillary visits if you are unable to attend the clinic ( there is an added cost to this service)
We also run physiotherapy led Pilates either on an individual or class basis
Our promise to you
At The Lodge we firmly believe that patients come first.
After an in depth assessment we will discuss and then implement with your consent a treatment programme tailored to address your specific problems.
Our aim is to maximise your potential and help you achieve your unique goals and individual health needs, to enable a return to optimum fitness and functional capabilities.
All our physiotherapists are registered with the Health Professions Council.
We are recognised by all major private insurers and occupational health schemes.
Richard Hughes BSc (Hons) MCSP MSOM
I graduated in 1998 with a 1st Class Degree in Physiotherapy from Keele University. Prior to commencing my Physiotherapy training I enjoyed a successful cycling career which included winning numerous British Championships, competing in the Commonwealth Games in 1990 & 1994 and the World Championships in 1988, 1989 & 1991.
Paula Salmon Dip Phys MCSP
I qualified as a physiotherapist in 1988, having trained at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham. Initially I worked at the Royal Preston Hospital and then moved to Blackpool to work in community outpatient clinics in 1990.
Lucy Rice BSc (Hons) MCSP
I graduated as a physiotherapist in 1997 from The University of Manchester and started my career in The Royal Liverpool University Teaching hospital. After two years I moved to Wakefield and completed a fascinating 9 month period working in the specialities of paediatrics and neurology. I then married and moved to Somerset, where I worked in and around Bath, eventually managing a community based out-patient service. At this time I decided to specialise in the field of musculoskeletal outpatients.
Vicky Hope BSc(Hons) MCSP HCPC
I graduated from the University of Manchester in 2005 and initially worked in Staffordshire completing my core rotations in variety of Hospital and GP based clinics.
Sheetal Brown BSC (HONS) MSC MCSP
have a strong academic orientation and commitment to my professional career as a physiotherapist. I have been working as a senior Physiotherapist within NHS for almost 8 years and have completed core rotational posts in Neuro-rehabilitation, Acute stroke care, Community, Respiratory, Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Care of the Elderly.
Jacinta Sharp BSC (HONS) MCSP
I am a neurophysiotherapist with over 10 years experience working in neurology. I trained at the University of Sydney, the leading University in neurological physiotherapy in Australia.
Tommy Uda ITEC Level 4 Sports MassageITEC Level 4 Sports Massage
I am a qualified Sports Massage Therapist (ITEC Level 4 Sports Massage) with over 2 years of experience; I am able to offer various types of tissue work including Deep Tissue, Myofascial and pre and post event massage. I am able to tailor treatment to your individual needs