About Wetherby Physiotherapy

Nora

Nora is the lead clinician and established the Wetherby Physiotherapy Practice in1996.

She has wide and varied experience starting with 15 years as a senior Physiotherapist in NHS hospitals in Sheffield, Darlington and Northampton, having also spent 5 years in psychiatric hospitals working with chronic and acute mental illness, Nora developed a particular interest in anxiety management. She has been in private practice since 1996. More recently Nora was proud to be selected to work in the Athletes Village for the duration of the London Olympics.

Her special interest is in the treatment of acute and chronic muscular -skeletal problems. Qualified in the use of acupuncture and trained in Clinical Pilates and the Alexander technique, Nora has great expertise in the diagnosing, relieving and treatment of back problems,  sports injuries and neurological conditions. Motivated by a desire to continuously update and develop her skills, the ongoing development of the Wetherby Physiotherapy Practice is her key priority, and the delivery of high quality care for the benefit of her patients/ clients.


Lawrence

Lawrence has been a physiotherapist for over 12 years working across private practice, The NHS and Elite Sport.

He is currently the Athlete Health Lead & Lead Physiotherapist for GB Snowsport, providing physiotherapy support for Team GB at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.  

Previously he has worked with the GB Rowing Team, Chelsea FC Academy and GB Badminton Team, resulting in a Bronze medal at Rio 2016.

Lawrence has considerable experience in supporting clients and athletes of all ages and abilities to return to full function.  He regularly designs and delivers rehabilitation plans following injuries and surgery, creates injury prevention strategies and implements plans to support life and sporting goals, for all. 

In his spare time Lawrence loves to spend time with his family and will often be found out hiking, biking or ideally on a pair of skis!


Grace

Grace has been a physiotherapist working in the NHS for almost 5 years. 

Her key interest is in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy, but over her time in the NHS Grace has additionally done ward based respiratory work and a secondment in Women’s Health, delivering antenatal and postnatal care. 

She has recently gained certification in APPI Mat work level 1 Pilates and is excited to embark on a secondment in Active Against Cancer. 

Grace has extensive experience and real empathy rehabilitating orthopaedic post-operative patients, due to her own personal experience. She also enjoys working with the elderly, facilitating independence through aiding confidence and mobility. 

Grace has a passion for health, fitness and the great outdoors. In her spare time you will find her in the gym, dog walking, horse riding or spending time with family. 


Ruth

Ruth is the perfect “Woman Friday” every business needs. She takes care of business in every sense. Ruth is the person at the other  end of the phone answering any queries,  making the appointments or acting as a Sat Nav when needed.

Ruth deals with the accounts, invoicing and any problems concerning private health cover. She is the practice’s ‘go to’ woman.

Ruth’s background was in the financial services industry, following which she worked for a number of years as a medical receptionist in Boston Spa surgery. This experience is a perfect match for her present position. In addition she was born and brought up locally and as a result is a well known local figure. Without her organisational skills the practice wouldn’t run as smoothly. On top of which she makes a great cup of coffee! Ruth is a breath of fresh air…just don’t ask her to sing!


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