ANDY CRACKNELL MSC MMACP MCSP
Lead Physiotherapist / Director
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 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.
Andy has previously been involved in a variety of 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
Beth Warner MSC MCSP
Beth qualified with a first-class honours degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Plymouth in 2014. Following this, she worked at North Bristol Trust and The Royal United Hospital Bath where she completed her junior rotations, and progressed through her specialist senior musculoskeletal rotations. This included working at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Rheumatology outpatients alongside the Bath Centre for Pain Services. Beth has gained extensive experience in assessing and treating a wide range of musculoskeletal pain conditions from acute injuries, through to complex persistent pain problems and post operative orthopaedic surgeries.
Since moving back to Cornwall in 2018, Beth has continued to work as a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and an Advanced Practice Pain Physiotherapist for the NHS. Her areas of special interest include hip/knee injuries, tendon rehabilitation, pain management, and rheumatological conditions. Throughout her career, she has undertaken regular professional development courses and learning to keep her knowledge base up to date. More recently, she completed a module in ‘Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology and its relevance in pain management’ with the University of Edinburgh. She is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
In her spare time, Beth enjoys leading an active, outdoors lifestyle while keeping fit through a variety of resistance and cardiovascular exercise around family life. Beth has trained and competed at County and National level in several different disciplines. Having had several injuries and surgeries herself, she understands first hand how frustrating and limiting pain can be. As a result, she is passionate about getting you back to where you want to be. Her motivation and enthusiasm coupled with her background and experience reflect her ability and enjoyment when working with her clients. Whether your focus is returning to work, sport or activity, she aims to work with you to achieve your goals.
JO SOUTHCOMBE MSC
Sports Rehabilitation and Remedial Massage Therapist
Jo graduated in Sports Therapy and then in 2015 went on to complete a master’s degree in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation at Kent University. Since then, Jo has worked predominantly in rugby and football, where she has seen a variety of musculoskeletal injuries as well as managing trauma pitch side.
In recent years Jo has spent her time working in New Zealand and Canada as a remedial massage therapist and being based on ski hills, there was never a shortage of injuries. Jo has also completed a diploma in Thai foot massage and offers this as a separate treatment. In free time, Jo likes to keep active herself with surfing or tennis and will snowboard at any opportunity.
Jo is a member of the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers (BASRaT), enabling her to apply her knowledge in anatomy and physiology, along with evidence-based rehabilitation, to help one reach their best potential with a whole body and mindful approach.
Practice Manager / Director
Robin started working at Harbourside as a part-time clinic assistant in 2014. As time progressed Robin has taken on more responsibility and is now our Practice Manager. Robin's role comprises all of the behind the scenes admin that is required to run our busy practice. He also in charge of maintaining our Hydrotherapy Pool. When not tucked away in a back room you will also find him on reception and is a friendly face that you will get to know.
So far, Teresa has had a rich and varied life, working as a nanny and gaining a degree in Anthropology & Sociology, whilst working in London. She has also worked for Oxfam, Scope and The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company as well as on St. Michael's Mount, Teresa worked at Harbourside previously and re-joined the team in 2018 after a gap of a few years
Julie joined the practice in December 2019 as Clinic Assistant.
She began her working life in a solicitors office in Penzance. From there she went to work in two doctors surgeries locally, reception and secretarial, and also worked in Social Care. In Social Care she worked as an Occupational Therapy Assistant working out in the community.
Julie is married with two grown up children, daughter living locally and son away. She has a grandson.
In her spare time Julie enjoys walking netball with the Penzance group. She likes Nordic walking and general walking in our beautiful county. She also enjoys Pilates and is a committee member of her local WI, which is a very active and progressive group.