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All the physiotherapists working in the clinic have at least 4 years experience and are involved in ongoing professional development.

Judy Hattle

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Judy qualified in 1981 from The Queens College, Glasgow. She gained her musculoskeletal experience working in the NHS in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Carlisle before moving to a small private hospital where she was the Physiotherapy Manager of a team of musculoskeletal physiotherapists. She has completed MACP Spinal Mobilisation Course part 1 and Cyriax Foundation Orthopaedic Course and in 2009 the 80 hour Foundation Acupuncture course allowing her to become a member of the Acupuncture Association of Physiotherapists and recently attended the course Musculoskeletal Injuries in Young Athletes.

Musculoskeletal injuries are her area of expertise with a particular interest in sports injuries.

She has worked with various sports teams since qualifying – Rugby, hockey and swimming. She worked as a Physiotherapist with Scottish Swimming teams and squads from 1983 until 1991 and was the Physiotherapist with the Scottish Team at the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh 1986. From 1989 – 1991 she was involved with the British swimming teams attending major European Competitions.

Her personal interests are competitive Masters Swimming and going to the gym – she was a Scottish internationalist – and currently holds European and British records for her age Group.

Jill Maitland

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Jill qualified in 1986 from Manchester Royal School of Physiotherapy and gained her musculoskeletal experience in the NHS before moving to become Special Needs Moving and Handling Advisor.

She gained her Masters Degree in Ergonomics at Aberdeen University and has been working in that field since then alongside her musculoskeletal physiotherapy in the private sector. Jill has been involved in working with 2 rugby clubs treating injuries.

Jill specialises in ergonomics mainly display screen equipment and manual handling involving in house training and individual training and advice. The aim is to prevent musculoskeletal problems and to enable workers with problems to return to work or to stay at work comfortably.

She recently attended the course Musculoskeletal Injuries in Young Athletes.

Jill keeps fit by running and cycling.

Kathryn Oddy

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Kathryn qualified in 1987 from the Middlesex Hospital School of Physiotherapy, London. She has gained her experience in the NHS, charitable and private sector developing an interest in a variety of approaches to exercise including Pilates, Tai Chi, hydrotherapy, sports specific rehabilitation and functional fitness for the older adult. For 10 years Kathryn attended the off season training weekends of England Golf emerging England “birdie and select” squads delivering a screening, strength and conditioning programme to each player.

Kathryn favours the orthopaedic medicine approach to assessment but tailors hands on treatments, electrotherapy, acupuncture and exercise prescriptions to each individual client according to their needs.

Kathryn is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists with an interest in acupuncture (and electroacupuncture for chronic pain) for pain relief.

Shiona Hattle

Shiona Hattle qualified from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2012. She gained her experience as a rotational Band 5 Physiotherapists at St Helen’s and as a Musculoskeletal Band 6 at Lancaster. She has worked part time in Private Practice since 2015 gaining valuable experience in the treatment of Musculoskeletal problems with hands on treatment combined with electrotherapy and exercises to suit her patients.

She has completed the Acupuncture Association Foundation Course for the treatment of pain and is a member of the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists.

Shiona trained with the City of Carlisle Swimming Club and competed to National level. Her interests now revolve round her two children and she enjoys going to Cross fit.

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