About us

About our Team in Winchester

We pride ourselves on the quality and experience of our staff. If you visit our clinic you can feel safe in the knowledge that all of our staff have been working in their profession for at least 9 years and regularly update their knowledge and skills to reflect best practice.

Andy Lord - Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Andy qualified as a physiotherapist 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.

Andy has a particular interest in biomechanics and strength and conditioning. He will take the time to get to the bottom of your injury and work towards long term not short term solutions, empowering the patient to take ownership of their rehabilitation.

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, where she undertook extensive postgraduate manipulative   training.

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   specialised in sports physiotherapy, and women’s health physiotherapy; although continues to also treat   all other musculoskeletal problems.

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.  It has also allowed her to completely empathise with the frustration of injury and understand how vital it is to ensure a phased and speedy recovery with a management programme to prevent recurrence. 

Helen Keanie - Senior Physiotherapist with specialism in Upper Limb Injuries

Helen qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2006 with a degree in Physiotherapy. She completed junior rotations at a large London teaching hospital before specialising in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Helen has since specialised further as an upper limb therapist and has been a senior hand therapist for the past six years. She continues to work for the NHS in a regional Plastic Surgery department treating patients with hand and wrist conditions. Helen is a highly experienced upper limb therapist with a particular interest in the rehabilitation of patients with wrist pain.

Nadia Lord - Senior Physiotherapist

Nadia is fully qualified as a physiotherapist with, both a BSc and MSc degree. She has postgraduate qualifications in acupuncture, sports massage, FES, and has completed numerous Bobath courses; adding to her excellent manual therapy skills.

Nadia has also completed APPI pilates matwork levels 1, 2 and 3. Furthermore, she has been incorporating Body Control pilates for over 10 years. Nadia was a senior physiotherapist in the NHS before branching full-time into the private sector in 2009 in both neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. Nadia also has significant experience in treating women's health problems.

Johanna Laryea - Massage Therapist

Johanna qualified in July 2015 as a Sports Massage Therapist with LSSM and is now providing Sports and Remedial Massage.

Johanna has a keen interest in various sports and has professional experience providing treatment to various sports teams such as basketball, rugby, diving, track and field and tennis and squash players. 

Outside of work Jo enjoy’s travelling, working out and spending time with her family. 

For more information on the conditions we treat and services we offer, or to book an appointment please call 01962 854028, email us at info@winchester-physio.co.uk or book online here