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Newlands Physiotherapy

Newlands Physiotherapy

Newlands Physiotherapy

Newlands Physiotherapy

Meet Our Team

Mandy Belch BSc Dip Massage Therapy, MCSP Chartered Physiotherapist. HPC RegisteredMandy Belch BSc Dip Massage Therapy, MCSP Chartered Physiotherapist. HPC Registered

Mandy is the Practice principal and qualified as a chartered physiotherapist in 1986 from The Queen’s College Glasgow.

Sports injuries are her area of expertise and she has been Physiotherapist to the GB Curling Team at the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver 2010. Scotland’s head physiotherapist at the Commonwealth Games team in Melbourne 2006 and was part of the Scottish Commonwealth Games medical team in 1998 and 2002.

Mandy has been Lead physiotherapist for the Sportscotland Institute of Sport’s Curling programme for 7years and is presently working at the Institute as National Physiotherapy Co -Ordinator. It is a role that takes her across the country to support the work done by physios working with high performance athletes.

She specialises in sports injuries and has offered services to Scottish and UK athletes, Scottish Hockey and Badminton Unions over the years.

She completed a BOA recognised diploma in Sports Massage Therapy in 2001 .

As part of her remit with the Institute of Sport she worked with athletes and their personal coaches along with the strength coaches to provide a comprehensive physiotherapy service that ensures Final Rehabilitation is tailored to that individual. A concept she instils in the ethos of the clinic.

Mandy’s client base also includes members of the public with back ,neck or arthritic pain. Whiplash and post accident pain is a common complaint that Mandy also treats.

Kath Carswell BSc, MSc, Chartered Physiotherapist, HPC Registered

Kath qualified in 1993 from Glasgow Caledonian University and has been in private practice with Mandy since 2001.

She has specialised in Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Conditions / Injuries since 1996, completing courses in Orthopaedic Medicine, Musculoskeletal Acupuncture, Pilates etc. She also completed a Master’s Degree in Sports & Exercise Medicine, graduating from Glasgow University in 2001.

Kath has worked for the Scottish Rugby Union since 2000, looking after the Scotland U21 squad until 2006, and then the Scotland Women’s team until 2009. She has also been involved with the SportScotland Institute of Sport over the past decade and has travelled with the Women’s Hockey and also the Judo programmes.

As well as many years expertise in Sports Injuries, Kath also has a keen interest in the treatment & management of Osteoarthritis.

JENNY REA MSc BSc  Chartered Physiotherapist, HPC Registered,

Jenny qualified from Glasgow University in 1994 with a BSc Hons in physiology and Spots Science and went on to graduate from Caledonian University in Physiotherapy in 1998.

She has had 9years treating musculoskeletal problems and sports related injuries in both the NHS and Private Sector, working at Newlands now for two years.

She qualified as a Pilates instructor from the Australian Physiotherapist Pilates Institute.  And has directed her pilates work towards Low Back Pain where she modifies it to enhance recovery. She teaches this on a one to one basis or in a class setting.

KIRSTEN LYONS BSc Chartered Physiotherapist, HPC Registered

Kirsten qualified in 1989 from Robert Gordons University in Aberdeen and has gone on to specialise in paediatrics.

Her particular area of expertise is in neurological disorders and has gained post graduate qualifications in Hyotherapy (riding for the disabled)

Having not only a child specialist in our team but one with a working knowledge of neurology gives us a distinct advantage from which to plan our treatment options and with combined skill base the clinic can combat almost everything today’s world throws at us.

IAIN REID (Hons) MSc Chartered Physiotherapist, HPC Registered.

Iain qualified from Edinburgh University in 1999 with a BSC Hons in Applied Science and went on to complete a masters degree in physiotherapy from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2003.

He has been working as a physiotherapist within the NHS since he qualified in 2003 and now specialises in the treatement of a range of musculoskeletal conditions in patients of all ages and from all levels of activity. He has been working in the private sector for the past 3 years.

Iain is a competitive long distance runner and is an active member of his local running club. He has prvious national and district representative honours in track and cross country running. Due to his involvement in sport Iain has always had a speacial interest in the treatment of sports injuries, therefore he has a good knowledge base in preparing for athletic performance and the importance of conditioning of injury prevention. Iain can provide therapeutic exercises within a gym format to facilitate rehabilitation needs and aid return to sport and exercises.

A selection of the treatments available are listed below

bullet Physiotherapy Sports Injury Management
bullet Pre Season Profiling
bullet Chronic Pain Management
bullet Acupuncture
bullet Neurology
bullet Whiplash
bullet Pilates
bullet Final Rehabilitation
bullet Prehab/Preventative X’s
bullet Sports Massage
bullet Paediatric Physio
bullet Ultrasound
bullet Specific exercise
bullet Manipulation