About us

About our Team in Winchester and Alresford

We pride ourselves on the quality and experience of our staff. If you visit either our Winchester or Alresford clinics you can feel safe in the knowledge that all of our staff have been working in their profession for many years, and regularly update their knowledge and skills to reflect best practice.

Andy Lord - Senior Physiotherapist

Andy qualified as a physiotherapist with an MSc in 2006 from the University of Brighton. Prior to this Andy was working within the health and fitness industry after gaining a degree in Sports and Exercise Science in 2002.

For 3 years Andy was Head Physiotherapist for Oxford United FC, and prior to this worked for Derby County FC academy and first team, The RAF, and spent 3 years in the NHS. His role as Head Academy Physiotherapist, treating 9-18 year olds, gave him great experience in treating adolescents and he utilises this expertise in his current role. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge related to all musculo-skeletal problems, from sports injury to chronic pain and post surgical management. Andy also has a PG Cert in  Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Bath and a postgraduate qualification in acupuncture.

Katie Peters - Senior Physiotherapist

Katie qualified from Brunel University in 1995 and subsequently gained a wide range of experience in   various major teaching hospitals in London. She has also worked as a team physio for a professional rugby team and for junior national teams in the  RFU. Soon after moving to Winchester in 2000, she left the NHS to work in the private sector and has since treated a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal problems, with a  special interest in sports physiotherapy, and women’s health. Another of her particular interests is screening and working with young athletes who are so often poorly managed and are either not achieving their full potential or become injured.

Katie has competed in a wide range of sports from an early age, from tennis, squash, lacrosse, hockey, to ultra marathons, triathlons and World sailing championships.  This personal involvement with sport, combined with an expert knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics, enables her to analyse and treat the real cause of the problem.  

Daisy Wilson - Senior Physiotherapist

Daisy qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist over 20 years ago at The Universtiy of East Anglia. Following graduation Daisy specialised as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist in the Hammersmith Hospitals NHS trust in London.

Daisy moved to Dubai in 2005 with her husband. There, she worked for 12 years in a highly regarded private sports injuries clinic, working closely with the team of physios, nurses, sports physicians and surgeons.

In addition to this, Daisy worked with the Porsche team during the “Le Mans 24 hour race” held annually in Dubai, at the Dubai Rugby 7s 2005-2016 as a tournament Physiotherapist, at all Dubai marathons from 2005-2016 offering roadside Physiotherapy and at various music concerts, including the Dubai leg of the Justin Bieber Tour in 2015.

Daisy’s post-graduate qualifications include acupuncture, dry needling, STOTT Pilates, hydrotherapy and manipulation. Daisy has a “hands on” approach to her treatments and enjoys assessing and treating all manner of injuries and ailments.

Daisy lives locally with her husband, 4 children and dog and enjoys a multitude of sports… when time allows!

Mel Miers - Senior Physiotherapist

Mel qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from The University of Birmingham in 1996. After working in
the NHS for a couple of years, she returned to Hong Kong (where she was born and brought up), and has
spent the past 24 years there working in a combination of private physiotherapy, sports clinics and
private hospitals.

Most recently she was part of the team at a highly respected sports clinic, where she gained invaluable experience in acute and chronic injury /pain management, as well as having a special interest in pre- and
post-natal pain treatment and recovery, including Pilates core stabilisation training. She is a hands-on therapist who enjoys treating her patients holistically, aiming to gain maximal results from their treatments.

Mel recently moved to Winchester with her family, is a keen hockey player and is excited to be a part of the Physiotherapy and Wellness team.

Kim Waters - Senior Physiotherapist

Kim qualified in 1986 from Guy’s Hospital and has specialised in the area of sports medicine for many years working with the England Womens’ Hockey Team and the highlight was attending the 2004 Athens Olympics as The Team GBR Sailing Physiotherapist. Kim has worked for many years in elite and recreational sports injury management and has lectured in sports physiotherapy. She specialises in lower limb injuries especially the knee and ankle.

Kim joins our WInchester clinic in December, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our team.


Emily Kerr - Senior Physiotherapist

Emily qualified as a Physiotherapist with an MSc in 2020 from the University of Southampton. Prior to this Emily gained a tennis scholarship to the US and completed a BSc in Exercise Science with a concentration in Nutrition. Emily then began working as a therapy assistant in a private Physiotherapy clinic alongside tennis coaching. 
After qualifying as a Physiotherapist, Emily spent 2 years working at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, gaining experience across a variety of areas including Hand Therapy. After leaving the NHS, Emily became a qualified Pilates instructor, gaining knowledge in the importance of using movement and strengthening to help manage and improve pain.
Whilst enjoying competitive running for the last 3 years Emily has a particular interest in running related injuries. Competing in running has allowed Emily to gain specific knowledge across diagnosis, treatment and safe return to sport. With this experience, Emily particularly understands the importance of specific strength and conditioning to help with injury prevention and progressions within sport. 

Nadia Lord - Senior Physiotherapist

Nadia qualified in physiotherpy with an MSc in 2006. She worked in the NHS to senior level for 5 years gaining experience in a wide variety of settings. She moved into private practice with Hobbs Rehabilitation, a neurological physiotherapy specialist practice, and honed her physiotherapy skills further, achieving recognition for her manual therapy skills. Since then she has worked with independently as well as with Physiotherapy and Wellness, and she brings a wealth of knowledge in neurological, musculoskletal and care of the elderly management.

Nadia is solely responsible for our domiciliary service, offering home visits to clients who are perhaps unable to attend our clinics in person, due to injury, mobility limitations, or personal preference.

Helen Synnott - Sports Massage Therapist

Helen qualified as a Sports Massage Therapist in 2019 and has been working as a massage therapist around Winchester ever since. 

She enjoys the one-to-one element of massage, getting to know people and understanding how their different lifestyles have a huge affect on how their bodies work. Being keen to learn more about the muscles of the body and how they worked intrinsically with each other, she went on to a Level 4 qualification in 2020. 

Helen has since gained a range of experience not just in a sporting capacity but also from the stresses of daily living helping to release muscle tension and ultimately move pain free.

Helen has a keen interest in keeping active and enjoys a healthy outdoor lifestyle in the Hampshire countryside; cycling, running and participating in a variety of watersports including sailing and open water swimming.

Helen is also a qualified pilates instructor and currently runs classes around Winchester. 

Debra McNamee - Clinic Administrator

Debra is our clinic administrator and looks after our team of staff and patients. She is your first point of contact and oversees the smooth running of both our Winchester and Alresford clinics. Debra is a valuable asset to the team, taking pride in making sure everyone is happy and is well looked after. 

Outside of work she loves spending time with her family. She has a daughter called Georgia Grace and a dog called Ziggy.


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