Fiona Spencer graduated from Southampton University in 1997 with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. Subsequently, she worked in the NHS at Southampton General, before moving to Brookfields Physiotherapy clinic in Highclere. She then established her own clinic at the Beechdown Club in Hampshire. In 2001, she relocated to North Norfolk and rejoined the NHS. In 2004, Fiona started her current clinic, North Norfolk Physio which has grown from strength to strength.
Fiona specialises in musculoskeletal disorders and sports injuries, treating everyday folk and professional sports people alike. Fiona’s skills include manual and manipulative techniques, acupuncture, electrotherapy, clinical pilates, sports screening and rehabilitation. Fiona is an APPI Pilates instructor and runs regular clinical pilates classes for groups and one to one.
In 2006, Fiona graduated from Manchester University with a Postgraduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy. Fiona has worked as a lead physiotherapist at the County men’s tennis competition held annually at Cromer tennis Club. She has also worked with Essex hockey at their Eastern Counties tournaments as team physiotherapist and as physiotherapist at the schools national hockey finals. Fiona has worked as a Physiotherapist for the county junior golf squads, has worked with the County Ladies Squads and the County Boys academy squads. Fiona works with many individual golfers as their physiotherapist improving musculoskeletal fitness to aid their golf swing. Fiona is qualified as a Titleist Performance Institute certified instructor.
Chloe Rowlatt graduated from the University of East Anglia with a BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. She has since acquired skills in acupuncture, dry needling, cupping therapy, massage, manual technique, shock wave therapy and exercise rehabilitation. As well as working at North Norfolk Physio, Chloe provides physiotherapy for dancers and singers in London. Clients range from various vocational ballet schools, West End performances including Magic Mike Live, My Fair Lady and Chicago as well as TV including Strictly Come Dancing. She is also one of a few physios in the UK to provide vocal physio for singers and professional voice users. She is a registered member of the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine.
Chloe is a Certified APPI clinical Pilates instructor and has completed training in clinical Pilates, Pilates for dancers and runners and level 1 therapeutic yoga. She teaches a number of classes throughout the week for North Norfolk Physio including clinical Pilates, chair Pilates and yoga. Chloe teaches one to one Pilates and uses the Pilates Reformer to assist in the rehabilitation of her patients.
Chloe graduated from Ballet West with a BA (Hons) in Dance where she completed Advanced 2 RAD, qualifying for the semi-finals of the Margot Fountain International Ballet competition, Australia. She toured for three years in Scotland performing in Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet and Swan Lake. She went on to teach workshops in South Africa and coached the GB contemporary soloists for the 2018 Dance World Cup in Portugal. Chloe has completed her certification in pointe shoe screening with Ballet Pro UK as well as various courses covering dancer screening and health. She is passionate about introducing a safe, science based approach to athletes within the dance profession and providing an effective physiotherapy service tailored to the individual.
Chartered Physio- Women’s Health
Denise completed a BSc ( Hons) in Biology and Sports Science at St. Mary’s College, Twickenham before working in human physiology and going on to study physiotherapy at The West London Institute of Higher Education, graduating in 1990.
For nearly three years, Denise worked for the NHS in Ipswich and Norwich and spent a season working with a small group of therapists for a local rugby club which was great fun and a steep learning curve! A move to Michigan, USA, resulted in four years of working within a different healthcare system and working closely with American therapists and Athletic trainers. Since returning to North Norfolk and the NHS in 1999, Denise has worked and continues to work in musculoskeletal outpatients, treating people with a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions. During this period, some time has been spent working for the British Legion and also working in women’s health, developing a keen interest in pre- and post-natal pelvic girdle pain.
Soft Tissue Therapist – NEURO SPECIALIST
Katie has now been qualified as a soft tissue therapist for the last 3 years. She treats sports participants both at elite and recreational level, and non-sporty people who also benefit from her soft tissue massage techniques. Many runners find Katie’s pre and post massage assists them with their running performance. Katie also has experience working with football teams where she has assisted with the management of pitch side soft tissue injuries. She is passionate about her work and specialises in improving muscle tone and reducing pain through her treatments, allowing patients to return to daily activities sports and hobbies as quickly as possible.
Katie is a keen sports person and when she is not treating patients, she finds time to run half – marathons, play netball and use the gym.
Katie works from our Rossis clinics, she often has Saturday and evening slots available, suiting those with busy work commitments.
Chartered Physiotherapist – NEURO SPECIALIST
Anna offers Saturday appointments at our Rossis Clinic. To book an appointment with Anna Call 07788 727649
Chartered Physiotherapist – NEURO SPECIALIST
Anna specialises in neurological physiotherapy and is a member of the Charted Society of Physiotherapy. Her treatment is based on elements of Bobath Concept for Adults (basic course and two advanced courses) and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation. She enjoys working with a variety of neurological
disorders at different stages of their rehabilitation and works closely with the patient and family to help the patient achieve their goals.
Anna is a former member of the Polish Olympic team in taekwondo WTF.
Anna is our specialist neuro physio. She can treat patients in the home or in our rossis clinics.
Yoga instructor – NEURO SPECIALIST
Kate is an experienced yoga instructor, she began teaching in 2016 after qualifying as a 200hr Yoga Alliance UK accredited teacher. She is fascinated by the human body, how we function and how we move. She also has a deep interest in the connection of the mind and body, how our thoughts and feelings are intrinsically linked to the body and how we experience life. Her constant curiosity with human movement has led her to train and qualify in Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) a strength and conditioning style method, ELDOA level 1-2 for spinal health, and a further 200hr Functional Yoga certification with Physiotherapist Lara Heimann and the LYT yoga method. In sept 2021 she began studying for a BSc in Physiotherapy at the University of East Anglia. Most recently she trained in sports massage and Thai Yoga Massage and is offering treatments as a student practitioner until fully certified.
Her yoga classes have a focus on strength and awareness. She encourages you to develop an understanding how your body moves specific to you whilst building strength through your range of movement. Influenced further by the Feldenkrais method and her study of anatomy her classes are a unique balance of embodiment, science, fluidity and structure.
Kate was thrilled to be given the opportunity to work at North Norfolk Physio after teaching Fiona in one of her Norwich Based classes. You will see her on reception at the Aylsham clinic during university holidays, and teaching yoga in the studio at weekends.
Yoga instructor – NEURO SPECIALIST
Jon’s passion and lifestyle is firmly grounded in healing arts. His training in soft tissue massage and Yoga has revealed an amazing depth of technology handed down to us through generations, combining ancient and modern massage therapies with the movement and breathwork of Yoga.
Jon has been practicing for years but to teach? Jon learned through gurus at Kashish Yoga in Goa that teaching Yoga is about being a guide not folding myself into a pretzel.
Jon now has a blend of powerful traditional Thai bodywork mixed with a modern knowledge of Biomechanics combining with the movement and philosophy of Yoga.
Physiotherapist – Physiotherapist
Libby has gained a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Massage and has been working with sports scholars providing maintenance and advice for their high standard of training. She has also completed her Pitchside first aid and Sports and kinesiology taping qualifications. Her skills range from exercise prescription, therapeutic ultrasound, mobilisations, soft tissue therapy and musculoskeletal assessment and treatment.
Alongside working at North Norfolk Physio, Libby is studying for a MSc in Clinical Research at the University of East Anglia alongside working part time at North Norfolk Physio.