AMANDA

Amanda has over 25 years physiotherapy experience, treating in both private and NHS in the UK and abroad, most recently as a manager at Guys and St Thomas’s in London. She is a sports and orthopaedic specialist. She is Conference chairman for PhysioFirst, the organisation for private physios in the UK and a member of their executive committee. Amanda has post graduate qualifications in sports physiotherapy, acupuncture and pilates training and a special interest in work place musculoskeletal problems. 

She is caring and passionate about her profession, committed to keeping up to date with latest developments in physiotherapy and gets immense professional satisfaction in helping people recover from pain and injury. She is a local girl, born and bred in Marlborough – bringing great physiotherapy back home. 

JACKIE

Jackie has many years experience treating a wide cross section of injuries. She has worked in several major teaching hospitals, has worked in both Physiotherapy management and research, gained valuable skills working in out back Australia and for the past ten years, worked in Private Practice combined with a busy pilates teaching career. She has a hands-on approach to physiotherapy and enjoys problem solving with her patients to get to the nittygritty of their injury or pain, and to work with them to ensure long term recovery. She likes to lead by example, being a keen but slow runner and tri-athlete, and will always encourage her patients to keep up their sporting and active lifestyle or indeed to take one up!

CLAIRE

Claire Lydon-Strutt qualified as a Sports and Holistic Massage Therapist including specialist pregnancy massage. Since qualifying Claire treated privately in and around London. In 2013, Claire moved back to her home town of Marlborough and joined the Amanda Marsh Physiotherapy practice at Marlborough Golf Club. 

Claire became interested in Sports Massage through her professional dance training at Trinity Laban Conservatoire. She combines her knowledge of dance, posture, alignment and the mechanics of movement with her treatments. She has treated a wide variety of sports persons, including dancers, runners, golfers, tri-athletes, footballers and cyclists. Claire qualified as a Body Control Pilates teacher in 2014. Sports Massage can be a great tool when training for an event or competition to relieve sore muscles, maintain muscle balance and help reduce the risk of injury. 

Sports Massage is not just for those sporty types or injury related issues, massage can be beneficial for every day aches and pains, such as back tension, stiff neck and shoulders caused from driving or desk related jobs. Claire ensures that your treatment is specific to your individual needs and goals, from onset of injury through to resilience training with pilates. Amanda and Claire work closely together to ensure you have a smooth resolution of your problem from initial pain/injury to full rehabilitation. 

LUCY

Lucy is the person who keeps things running smoothly in order that Amanda and Claire can concentrate on the most important thing – you! Her role encompasses reception, marketing and accounting. She has a varied working background that has taken her from food product development in London to book keeping and office management.

LILY

Lily is our part time reception working alongside Lucy. She has interests in health and making the most of your potential and has her own vlog which is well subscribed. She is a regular gym bunny herself and looks after our social media and retail interests as well as looking after the most important people, you!

LIZZIE

Lizzie Hewitt is qualified as a Practising Massage Student from The Lotus College of Natural Therapies, New Zealand. She specialises in Relaxation (Swedish) Massage and Indian Head Massage. Lizzie is also a Choreographer and dancer, she trained at The Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Dance in London, graduating with her BA (Hons) in Dance Theatre in 2011. She has since danced in Japan, UK, New Zealand and Australia. Lizzie's dance background influences her massage practice and helps her relate to issues bought on by sports, dance and general fatigue. She is committed to the idea that massage should be a regular part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and peace of mind. Lizzie will be studying for her Diploma in Sports Massage at The London School of Sports & Remedial Massage throughout 2016.

REBECCA

Rebecca graduated from the University of Southampton in 2000 and has 8+ years’ NHS physiotherapy experience predominantly in the care of older adults, falls management and management of long term and neurological conditions.

She has a special interest in neurological conditions and specifically stroke rehabilitation with 18 months experience of working on a stroke rehabilitation unit as well as in the community which has given her good knowledge of other local support services.

She has also worked with stroke survivors with longer term rehabilitation goals and/or long term complications.

Rebecca has a patient centred care approach with focus on goal attainment and improving quality of life for individuals and their families.

*Currently Rebecca is available once a month for consultation, treatment and monitoring

DALE

Dale uses Sports and Remedial techniques to release tight muscles and allow a better blood flow to injured tissues. When muscles and tendons become damaged, impaired, knotted, tense or immobile, clinical massage provides an effective healing treatment. Dale gained her diploma of Remedial Massage at the Australia College of Natural Therapies, Sydney in 2008. She continued her learning and soon gained a Level 3 ITEC certificate in Sports Massage. After qualifying, she practised on the Northern Beaches, Sydney where her clients ranged from Triathletes to people struggling with anxiety, migraines and chronic conditions such as back pain. Dale herself is a mum of 2 young children, a keen runner and Crossfitter.

Amanda has the skills that are the most important when you get injured. She has incredible patience, compassion and knowledge of the human body and is able to fix you...She is a true inspiration, when she works - very professional, knowledgeable and compassionate. Marianne Thomsen, London
After years of neck and shoulder pain I sought Amanda's help. She traced the problem to an old sailing injury and after a course of treatment I'm pain free for the first time in years and swinging better than ever, 5 shots off my handicap since she put me right. Pete Askins, London
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