Rebecca completed her degree at the University of East Anglia. Since qualifying, she worked in both the NHS and the private sector before starting Halstead Physiotherapy Clinic in 2000, Haverhill Physiotherapy Clinic in 2006 and Braintree Physiotherapy Clinic in 2009.
Rebecca has completed a postgraduate course in Sports Physiotherapy and regularly attends physiotherapy courses on the latest standards and techniques. Prior to starting the clinic, Rebecca worked as a physiotherapist to the National Volleyball squad.
Jackie qualified as a Graduate Physiotherapist from The (Royal) London School of Physiotherapy, in 1982 and completed her degree, from the University of East Anglia, in 1993. She gained experience in Orthopaedics; ITU; Paediatrics; Neurology and Neurosurgery, Surgical; Medical; Respiratory; Hydrotherapy; Care of the Elderly and Musculoskeletal.
After her first post, Jackie was a successful candidate for the post-graduate course in hydrotherapy, at The Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases. Whilst on the course she worked in
out-patients, treating musculoskeletal conditions, and in a team involved with pioneering treatment for people with Rheumatological conditions.
Whilst travelling in Australia, she gained invaluable musculoskeletal experience in world renowned centres of excellence and on her return to England, Jackie set up a sports injury clinic, in Chelmsford, and continued working in out-patients. She then went on to work in Munich to set up a schools hydrotherapy programme. She then helped to set up the out-patient physiotherapy service at Springfield Hospital, working alongside orthopaedic and rheumatology consultants in their clinics, to distinguish the best treatment management for presenting patients.
Jackie has worked at Halstead Physiotherapy Clinic since 2000, and continues to attend courses and conferences to ensure she is up-to-date with the latest research in order to offer the most effective treatment. Her specialist areas are all spinal and sports injuries, and all aspects of rheumatology.
Victor qualified in 1991 and did his junior rotational practice in musculoskeletal, orthopaedics, cardiorespiratory, paediatrics, medicine, surgery and neurology.
He has worked as a practicing clinical physiotherapist for many years and currently works as an academic physiotherapist (teaching undergraduate physiotherapy students).
His specialities include neuro-musculoskeletal physiotherapy and the rehabilitation of long term conditions, specifically neurological conditions. Victor continues to keep abreast with the latest research and treatment techniques within the physiotherapy profession. He works weekends at the Halstead Physiotherapy Clinic and is also trained in Acupuncture.
Elliott qualified in 2003 from the University of Southampton and commenced his professional career in Cardiff. Prior to this, he had worked as a physiotherapy assistant in Stoke-on-Trent since 1998. During his time as a junior physiotherapist in South Wales, he gained further experience working in areas such as mental health, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedic medicine, elderly rehabilitation, respiratory medicine, surgical, paediatrics, hydrotherapy and musculoskeletal outpatients. His first senior post was spent working in intensive care as well as leading the rehabilitation of post-op amputee patients. Whilst in Cardiff, Elliott worked part-time for Cardiff Blues Rugby Club as well as working full-time for Cardiff City Football Club.
In 2006 Elliott moved to Colchester where he continued to work with various sports clubs including swimming and rugby teams. He also worked at a local private hospital; specializing in musculoskeletal outpatients, which enabled him to build close relations with local orthopaedic consultants and other specialists' consultants/sports physicians and podiatrists. During his time at this hospital, Elliott specialised in treating spinal conditions working as an Extended Scope Practitioner (ESP) alongside the spinal and pain consultants, requesting scans and blood tests as well as orchestrating complex spinal patients' management.
In July 2009, Elliott commenced working for Lane Physiotherapy Ltd at the newly opened Braintree and Bocking Physiotherapy Clinic and started practicing at the Halstead Physiotherapy Clinic in November 2009. Elliott continues to stay abreast of the latest research and treatment techniques within the physiotherapy profession and regularly attends post-graduate training courses. Elliott also continues to work on a local orthopaedic ward on a regular basis to keep up-to-date with the latest surgical techniques and post-op inpatient rehabilitation programs.
His specialist areas are spinal injuries, sports medicine and general rehabilitation. Elliott has received additional training in the treatment and assessment of problems with dizziness/vertigo. He is experienced in developing bespoke vestibular rehabilitation plans and performing special inner-ear maneuvers to resolve problems with dizziness and balance.
Deborah graduated in Physiotherapy in 2006, following a career and a degree in Fitness and Health and a MSC in Sports & Exercise Science. Throughout her career she has worked for the NHS, and was 1st team Physio for Bromley FC and worked along side a variety of 1st team and premiership players and clubs. Throughout all of her degrees, she researched psychology and injuries with nutrition.
She has a special interest in lower limb injuries and works alongside and attends surgery for foot and ankle injuries. Deborah enjoys figuring out the biomechanics of an injury and returning the patient back to normality and is currently practicing at both our Halstead and Braintree clinics.
Laura graduated from University of Hertfordshire with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. Since qualifying Laura has worked in the NHS across various locations including Hertfordshire, Wiltshire and Norfolk, and has specialised in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Laura has also worked in the private sector before joining the team here at Haverhill Physiotherapy Clinic.
Laura continues to update her knowledge by regularly attending courses in manual therapy and sports rehabilitation, as well as completing a Masters Research course; ensuring that she is
up-to-date with current evidence-based treatments.
Laura has qualified in acupuncture and uses this to treat various conditions when appropriate. She has also recently undergone a k-taping course to be able to treat sports injuries.Laura is also trained in assessing and treating vestibular problems, such as dizziness. This can often be treated in one session and may involve some home exercises.
Praveen qualified in India (Manipal Academy of Higher Education) in year 2000 and is currently undertaking a Masters in Advanced Physiotherapy at Hertfordshire University. He has worked in the NHS, Private Sector and as a Lecturer at Essex University teaching musculoskeletal physiotherapy, before joining the specialist private hopsital team in Cambridge in 2011. This enabled him to build close relations with orthopadic consultants, musculoskeletal radiologists and pain specialists. During his time at the hospital, Praveen specialised in treating complex musculoskeletal shoulder conditions working as an Advanced Level Physiotherapist (ALP), alongside shoulder and pain consultants, requesting scans and case managing complex musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
His skills and expertise lie in biomechanical assessments, movement/postural analysis, complex pain patterns and functional rehabilitation programs. He is an expert in treating spinal/postural issues, post-surgical (upper and lower limb) rehabilitation, using lots of hands-on techniques, as well as exercises and self-advice.
Praveen is a very active person himself, playing field hockey in his spare time and he is also involved with ADRA, a relief agency that works for local and international humanitarian relief.
Jennifer graduated with an MSc Physiotherapy in 2011 following an undergradute degree in Sports Therapy. Since graduation she has worked as Head of Sports Medicine for Colchester United FC Academy and with a wide range of clients from elite athletes to the general public and the Army, in various clinical settings including pitch side.
She is also trained in Acupuncture, Kinesio taping and Advanced Emergency Aid, and has years of experience with musculoskeletal injuries, particularly in sporting adolescents and children.
A keen athlete herself, Jennifer has completed marathons, including the Virgin London Marathon and has competed at a high level in gymnastics and kickboxing, picking up a British title in 2006.
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