Anna Reece
MCSP MSc

Anna has been qualified as a physiotherapist since 2004 (MSc), completing varied rotations at hospitals before specialising in orthopaedics and sports rehabilitation.

After travelling and working in Poland and Spain, Anna has been involved in sports medicine for the past 12 years and developed a special interest in combining osteopathy and physiotherapy techniques.

In 2010 Anna graduated from Sutherland School of Osteopathic Medicine in Brussels which influenced her unique approach to treatments. In March 2009 she purchased Rushcliffe Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic where she currently works alongside a  group of talented Physiotherapists. Anna has been fortunate enough to work with World Tennis Champions and a number of elite athletes representing GB both at national and international levels.

As the lead Physiotherapist she is involved in assessments and treatment as well as biomechanical reviews in our clinic.

As a Head of Physiotherapy in Nottingham Trent University Anna is managing and coordinating the delivery of sports physiotherapy services to minimise injury symptoms and optimise performance for students. Personally she is working with a TASS athletes (2010 –current).

Anna is a member of HCPC, CSP, PhysioFirst AACP and ACPSM (SILVER LEVEL) and she s a qualified Anatomy Trains practitioner (3 Series)

Her greatest passion is skiing, horse riding and racket sports. (racketlon)

Matthew Mitchell

Matt graduated from James Cook University in Townsville, North Queensland Australia in 2009, with a Bachelors Degree in Physiotherapy. Matt worked in Australia for four years in a large musculoskeletal and sports injury private practice.

Here he gained experience treating various musculoskeletal conditions of the body as well as sports injuries and post-operative rehabilitation and also worked closely with orthopaedic surgeons in the area. Matt also worked within a busy private hospital, performing ward physiotherapy services on cardiac, surgical, medical, ICU and orthopaedic wards. Matt was team physio for two local football teams over two seasons, providing pre and post-game treatments and pitch side cover.

Matt moved to the UK in early 2014 with his wife where he worked in Surrey at a private musculoskeletal clinic, gaining experience working within the NHS system and private insurance patients. Matt moved to Nottingham in May and works out of the Rushcliffe Physiotherapy and Sports Injury clinic in Ruddington. He is also physio for the Nottingham Outlaws, travelling with the team and providing pitch side cover.

Matt has a keen interest in sports, in particular Football and enjoys cycling, gym and running. Matt is looking forward to working in Nottingham and gaining further experience in Sports Physiotherapy. He is also looking forward to travelling and seeing more of the UK and Europe.[/vc_toggle]

Chloe Slater
BSc MCSP HCPC

Chloe graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy.

From graduating she went straight into working in private practice as well as working as a pitch side physiotherapist for her local rugby union team.

Over the years Chloe has built up experience and knowledge in a variety of musculoskeletal conditions of the body as well as sports injuries. She has had a strong sporting background looking after a variety of GB athletes. Chloe also spent some time working in an orthopaedic setting at the Treatment Centre based at the QMC, she worked alongside the top knee and shoulder surgeons picking up value rehabilitation knowledge. Chloe is a trained acupuncturist and is training in Pilates.

Chloe has recently moved back to the area after touring the country as the physiotherapist for Shrek the musical. She is looking forward to the challenge of working with the Nottingham Trent University Rugby Union team.[/vc_toggle]

Deborah White
MCSP

Deborah trained in Nottingham and became a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1980. She became a member of the Society of Orthopaedic Medicine after completing the examination in 1985.

Deborah has 30 years experience as a hands-on Physiotherapist and a wealth of experience as a musculoskeletal therapist. Deborah is an expert in post-surgical rehabilitation.

Deborah’s special interests include looking at a holistic approach to therapy, (Postural Assessment and Kinetic Control Energy Medicine) and Chinese Medicine theory.

In 1989 Deborah achieved a Black Belt in Shotokan Karate and now studies yoga.[/vc_toggle]

Alison Bates
MCSP MSc

Alison qualified in 1987 from the Sheffield Polytechnic School of Physiotherapy and went on to study a Masters Degree in Sports Science at Loughborough University.

She has worked in private practice since 1990. Alison worked with the Nottingham County Rowing Association and the Great Britain Rowing Team for a number of years and has rowed at National level herself.

Alison’s particular interests are in chronic pain management, connective tissue pathology and rehabilitation after trauma and sports injuries.

She has also undergone postgraduate training in Acupuncture and Bowen therapy and myo-fascial release techniques. Alison completed her training as an Animal Physiotherapist in 2009.

Alison is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine and the Health Professionals Council.[/vc_toggle]

Craig Heiden
MSc, SST

I graduated from Leeds Beckett University in 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in Sport and Exercise Science. I then went on to work for Nottingham Forest for three years as the Lead Academy Sport Scientist before deciding to start a Masters Degree in Sports Therapy which was completed in August 2016 allowing me to; diagnose, treat and rehabilitate injuries combined with providing a sports massage service.

During my time working in elite football I learnt many skills such as; providing an elite level of service, monitoring training and injury rehabilitation training loads, nutritional guidance and experience working with a variety of ages fromU9 to adults. Whilst studying for my Masters Degree I continued to gain experience in professional football within the physiotherapy department which I combined with a Sports Therapy role in the inaugural Women’s T20 campaign at Yorkshire Diamonds CCC.

I am a keen cricketer and golfer when the weather allows and enjoy following football. I am looking forward to working at the physiotherapy clinic combined with a role at Nottingham Trent University as the Rugby League 1st Team Sports Therapist.[/vc_toggle]