Meet the Team
The therapy team at Bristol Physio are all highly qualified and extremely experienced. All of our physiotherapists are chartered and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). We are registered and recognised by all major health insurance companies. Each Physiotherapist has at least 7 years post graduate experience, so you can be assured that you will be seen by experienced practitioners. Our regular training sessions and continuing professional development (CPD) course attendance ensures that we are up to date with the latest clinical research.
Our team at Bristol Physio also includes Massage Therapists and Sport Therapists who are able to offer Sports and Remedial Massage, injury diagnosis and rehabilitation sessions. We also have appointments available with our foot and ankle biomechanical specialist podiatrist, who is an expert in gait analysis and foot & ankle problems, both complex and simple.
To find out more about each of our Physiotherapists and other members of the team take a look at our profiles below.
Emma Klijn (nee Davies)
Emma specialises in soft tissue injuries, myofascial trigger points, sporting injuries and postural imbalances specifically in runners, triathletes, rugby players and horse riders. However, those who are not sporty are also very welcome...
Tony is a clinical specialist in the NHS in Musculoskeletal Medicine and a consultant physio for the Jitsu Foundation, taking an active role in injury prevention and reduction. With over 12 years' experience, he offers diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of problems. He is qualified in acupuncture & injection therapy and is a physiotherapy tutor…
Andy has a passion for learning the latest and best physiotherapy treatment plans. He is qualified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation, Acupuncture, Clinical Pilates, Dynamic Tape Application, Joint Mobilisations and Manipulations. Andy has also recently completed a Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine. He has also just returned from the Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018 with a silver medal...
- Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist
Anna is a sports and remedial massage therapist who trained with the Massage Training School. Having raised a family and built a career in the healthcare sector which primarily focused on advising clients and delivering a consistent high quality of customer care...
Susie graduated with a BSc (Hons) from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2010 and began work in London where she gained valuable experience in the NHS. This included rotations in stroke and neurosurgery, community rehabilitation, cardiorespiratory, and orthopaedics before specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Susie gained most of her experience at The Royal London which is one of London’s major trauma centres...
- Biomechanical Podiatrist
Michael graduated in 2001 with an honours degree in Podiatry from Glasgow Caledonian University. Gaining a position with Selby and York PCT he developed a great interest in the biomechanical aspect of podiatry and started to work closely with the specialists within the department developing his skills.
- Sports Therapist
Charlotte graduated from The University of Kent in 2015 with a First Class Honours degree in Sports Therapy. She specialises in soft tissue injuries, soft tissue techniques, trigger point therapy and rehabilitation. Charlotte has recently worked with GB Softball Men's Team at their European Championships in the Czech Republic and GB Basketball U'16 Men's Team, in preparation for their Championships. Charlotte has worked closely with Ipswich Basketball Academy, Ipswich Rugby Club and Eastern County Girls Rugby. She has particular experience in helping equestrian and rugby athletes achieve their goals, including injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. She also has a keen focus on sports massage and has six years experience in this field. Please note, as Charlotte is a Sports Therapist and this isn't recognised by the HCPC, she is unable to see patients through private health insurance.
Gemma Addison graduated from Brunel University with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy in 2007. She spent 5 years consolidating her knowledge in a wide range of clinical settings whilst working in the NHS. Whilst in Singapore she successfully completed an advanced certificate in the management of complex musculoskeletal conditions. Gemma is a keen fitness enthusiast and has tried her hand at most sports from kickboxing to Iron man triathlons...
Inga obtained a degree in BSc Physiotherapy in 1977 and gained her experience in hospitals as well as in private practice as an all-round general physiotherapy practitioner. Specialising over the years in joint and muscle disorders such as; acute and chronic pain conditions, postural dysfunction, muscle imbalances & biomechanical irregularities, repetitive strain injuries, sport & non-sporting injuries, whiplash, post-surgical rehabilitation and injury rehabilitation. Inga gained a specialised post graduate qualification in Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapy in 2007. Born, raised and educated in South Africa, she emigrated to Bristol in 2009. Inga applies her vast knowledge and clinical reasoning skills to deliver treatments drawn from her extensive experience over the past 30 years. She encourages the client’s pro-active participation in their recovery - educating and advising so that the client can understand their own body better, self-manage and maintain their progress & recovery.
- Practice Manager
A dedicated and compassionate professional, Marlon brings with him a wealth of experience with a strong background in Finance and Administration. Marlon has been employed with various NHS trust including SecAmb (Southeast coast Ambulance Service), UHB (University Hospitals Bristol) and NHS England. A keen traveller, Marlon also enjoys hiking, camping, and fishing in his spare time.