Chartered Physiotherapist & Sports Massage Therapist
PGDip Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy PGDip Sports Injuries & Massage
Andy graduated from Kings College London with a Masters degree in Physiotherapy in 2007. Since then, he has worked as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in the NHS & private practice, treating a wide range of musculoskeletal pains & injuries, including post-operative orthopaedic care. He has previously worked alongside a Consultant Spinal surgeon at the Duchy Hospital as a specialist spinal Physiotherapist assessing for injections and surgery. He thus has a wealth of experience of spinal pain management & the current service provision in Cornwall for this. Andy has also worked as the Head Physiotherapist for a rugby Club, managing sports injury prevention, rehabilitation, optimising performance & pitchside trauma cover.
Andy moved to Cornwall in 2016 & works at Harbourside on Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Alongside treating a wide range of problems individually, he also runs group Balance & Aqua Fit classes.
Andy is member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) through completing an advanced level Physiotherapy Diploma in 2015. This extended insight & investigation into the research behind Physiotherapy assessment & treatment ensures he provides the most up to date & effective client care at an advanced level of practice.
Prior to studying Physiotherapy, Andy completed a Sports Science degree, providing an invaluable depth of knowledge when planning & discussing clients’ treatment & rehabilitation needs. To complement his skills as a Physiotherapist, Andy also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Injuries & Massage in 2010, allowing him to practice additionally as a Sports Massage Therapist.
Andy has previously been involved in most sports through his life at a variety of levels, with current active interests in circuit training, football, watersports & skiing. He prides himself on taking an individual approach to client care, whether returning to sport, recreational activity, work or daily tasks, enabling people to get the best out of life.